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Mobilicom Limited (ASX:MOB) shareholders might understandably be very concerned that the share price has dropped 32% in the last quarter. While that might be a setback, it doesn't negate the nice returns received over the last twelve months. After all, the share price is up a market-beating 21% in that time.
Mobilicom isn't currently profitable, so most analysts would look to revenue growth to get an idea of how fast the underlying business is growing. When a company doesn't make profits, we'd generally expect to see good revenue growth. That's because it's hard to be confident a company will be sustainable if revenue growth is negligible, and it never makes a profit.
Mobilicom grew its revenue by 74% last year. That's stonking growth even when compared to other loss-making stocks. The solid 21% share price gain goes down pretty well, but it's not necessarily as good as you might expect given the top notch revenue growth. So quite frankly it could be a good time to investigate Mobilicom in some detail. Human beings have trouble conceptualizing (and valuing) exponential growth. Is that what we're seeing here?
The graphic below depicts how earnings and revenue have changed over time (unveil the exact values by clicking on the image).
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A Different Perspective
Mobilicom boasts a total shareholder return of 21% for the last year. Unfortunately the share price is down 32% over the last quarter. Shorter term share price moves often don't signify much about the business itself. Most investors take the time to check the data on insider transactions. You can click here to see if insiders have been buying or selling.
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Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on AU exchanges.
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