Those who invested in Broadwind (NASDAQ:BWEN) three years ago are up 250%
The worst result, after buying shares in a company (assuming no leverage), would be if you lose all the money you put in. But if you buy shares in a really great company, you can more than double your money. To wit, the Broadwind, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN) share price has flown 250% in the last three years. That sort of return is as solid as granite. Also pleasing for shareholders was the 202% gain in the last three months.
So let's investigate and see if the longer term performance of the company has been in line with the underlying business' progress.
View our latest analysis for Broadwind
Because Broadwind made a loss in the last twelve months, we think the market is probably more focussed on revenue and revenue growth, at least for now. When a company doesn't make profits, we'd generally expect to see good revenue growth. As you can imagine, fast revenue growth, when maintained, often leads to fast profit growth.
In the last 3 years Broadwind saw its revenue shrink by 5.8% per year. So the share price gain of 52% per year is quite surprising. It's fair to say shareholders are definitely counting on a bright future.
The image below shows how earnings and revenue have tracked over time (if you click on the image you can see greater detail).
If you are thinking of buying or selling Broadwind stock, you should check out this FREE detailed report on its balance sheet.
A Different Perspective
We're pleased to report that Broadwind shareholders have received a total shareholder return of 224% over one year. Since the one-year TSR is better than the five-year TSR (the latter coming in at 17% per year), it would seem that the stock's performance has improved in recent times. Given the share price momentum remains strong, it might be worth taking a closer look at the stock, lest you miss an opportunity. While it is well worth considering the different impacts that market conditions can have on the share price, there are other factors that are even more important. Even so, be aware that Broadwind is showing 3 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of those is concerning...
Of course, you might find a fantastic investment by looking elsewhere. So take a peek at this free list of companies we expect will grow earnings.
Please note, the market returns quoted in this article reflect the market weighted average returns of stocks that currently trade on US exchanges.
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