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National Energy Services Reunited (NASDAQ:NESR) Shareholders Have Enjoyed An Impressive 150% Share Price Gain

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Unless you borrow money to invest, the potential losses are limited. But if you pick the right stock, you can make a lot more than 100%. For example, the National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NASDAQ:NESR) share price has soared 150% in the last year. Most would be very happy with that, especially in just one year! On top of that, the share price is up 27% in about a quarter. This could be related to the recent financial results, released recently - you can catch up on the most recent data by reading our company report. Having said that, the longer term returns aren't so impressive, with stock gaining just 22% in three years.

See our latest analysis for National Energy Services Reunited

There is no denying that markets are sometimes efficient, but prices do not always reflect underlying business performance. One flawed but reasonable way to assess how sentiment around a company has changed is to compare the earnings per share (EPS) with the share price.

National Energy Services Reunited was able to grow EPS by 25% in the last twelve months. The share price gain of 150% certainly outpaced the EPS growth. This indicates that the market is now more optimistic about the stock.

You can see how EPS has changed over time in the image below (click on the chart to see the exact values).

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We consider it positive that insiders have made significant purchases in the last year. Even so, future earnings will be far more important to whether current shareholders make money. Dive deeper into the earnings by checking this interactive graph of National Energy Services Reunited's earnings, revenue and cash flow.

A Different Perspective

Pleasingly, National Energy Services Reunited's total shareholder return last year was 150%. That gain actually surpasses the 7% TSR it generated (per year) over three years. These improved returns may hint at some real business momentum, implying that now could be a great time to delve deeper. It's always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand National Energy Services Reunited better, we need to consider many other factors. Take risks, for example - National Energy Services Reunited has 1 warning sign we think you should be aware of.

There are plenty of other companies that have insiders buying up shares. You probably do not want to miss this free list of growing companies that insiders are buying.

Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on US exchanges.

This article by Simply Wall St is general in nature. It does not constitute a recommendation to buy or sell any stock, and does not take account of your objectives, or your financial situation. We aim to bring you long-term focused analysis driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis may not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements or qualitative material. Simply Wall St has no position in any stocks mentioned.

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