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Globex Mining Enterprises' (TSE:GMX) 59% CAGR outpaced the company's earnings growth over the same three-year period

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It might seem bad, but the worst that can happen when you buy a stock (without leverage) is that its share price goes to zero. But when you pick a company that is really flourishing, you can make more than 100%. To wit, the Globex Mining Enterprises Inc. (TSE:GMX) share price has flown 300% in the last three years. How nice for those who held the stock! It's even up 29% in the last week.

The past week has proven to be lucrative for Globex Mining Enterprises investors, so let's see if fundamentals drove the company's three-year performance.

Check out our latest analysis for Globex Mining Enterprises

While markets are a powerful pricing mechanism, share prices reflect investor sentiment, not just underlying business performance. By comparing earnings per share (EPS) and share price changes over time, we can get a feel for how investor attitudes to a company have morphed over time.

During three years of share price growth, Globex Mining Enterprises moved from a loss to profitability. That kind of transition can be an inflection point that justifies a strong share price gain, just as we have seen here.

The company's earnings per share (over time) is depicted in the image below (click to see the exact numbers).

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Dive deeper into Globex Mining Enterprises' key metrics by checking this interactive graph of Globex Mining Enterprises's earnings, revenue and cash flow.

A Different Perspective

It's good to see that Globex Mining Enterprises has rewarded shareholders with a total shareholder return of 76% in the last twelve months. That's better than the annualised return of 24% over half a decade, implying that the company is doing better recently. Someone with an optimistic perspective could view the recent improvement in TSR as indicating that the business itself is getting better with time. 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. For example, we've discovered 2 warning signs for Globex Mining Enterprises (1 is a bit unpleasant!) that you should be aware of before investing here.

We will like Globex Mining Enterprises better if we see some big insider buys. While we wait, check out this free list of growing companies with considerable, recent, insider buying.

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

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