NASDAQ:MARK) for five whole years – as the share price tanked 74%. The falls have accelerated recently, with the share price down 49% in the last three months. This could be related to the recent financial results – you can catch up on the most recent data by reading our company report.” data-reactid=”28″>Some stocks are best avoided. It hits us in the gut when we see fellow investors suffer a loss. Spare a thought for those who held Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARK) for five whole years – as the share price tanked 74%. The falls have accelerated recently, with the share price down 49% in the last three months. This could be related to the recent financial results – you can catch up on the most recent data by reading our company report.
View our latest analysis for Remark Holdings ” data-reactid=”29″> View our latest analysis for Remark Holdings
Remark Holdings isn’t currently profitable, so most analysts would look to revenue growth to get an idea of how fast the underlying business is growing. Generally speaking, companies without profits are expected to grow revenue every year, and at a good clip. As you can imagine, fast revenue growth, when maintained, often leads to fast profit growth.
Over half a decade Remark Holdings reduced its trailing twelve month revenue by 7.4% for each year. While far from catastrophic that is not good. The share price fall of 12% (per year, over five years) is a stern reminder that money-losing companies are expected to grow revenue. It takes a certain kind of mental fortitude (or recklessness) to buy shares in a company that loses money and doesn’t grow revenue. That is not really what the successful investors we know aim for.
You can see below how earnings and revenue have changed over time (discover the exact values by clicking on the image).
graph of future profit estimates.” data-reactid=”49″>It’s probably worth noting that the CEO is paid less than the median at similar sized companies. But while CEO remuneration is always worth checking, the really important question is whether the company can grow earnings going forward. You can see what analysts are predicting for Remark Holdings in this interactive graph of future profit estimates.
A Different Perspective
5 warning signs for Remark Holdings (of which 2 are significant!) you should know about.” data-reactid=”51″>It’s nice to see that Remark Holdings shareholders have received a total shareholder return of 37% over the last year. That certainly beats the loss of about 12% per year over the last half decade. This makes us a little wary, but the business might have turned around its fortunes. I find it very interesting to look at share price over the long term as a proxy for business performance. But to truly gain insight, we need to consider other information, too. Like risks, for instance. Every company has them, and we’ve spotted 5 warning signs for Remark Holdings (of which 2 are significant!) you should know about.
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