The Creative Peripherals and Distribution (NSE:CREATIVE) Share Price Has Gained 68% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More

Loknath Das

Creative Peripherals and Distribution Limited (NSE:CREATIVE) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 12% in the last week. 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 68% in that time.

See our latest analysis for Creative Peripherals and Distribution

While the efficient markets hypothesis continues to be taught by some, it has been proven that markets are over-reactive dynamic systems, and investors are not always rational. 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 the last year Creative Peripherals and Distribution grew its earnings per share (EPS) by 36%. This EPS growth is significantly lower than the 68% increase in the share price. So it’s fair to assume the market has a higher opinion of the business than it a year ago.

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

NSEI:CREATIVE Past and Future Earnings, February 1st 2020
NSEI:CREATIVE Past and Future Earnings, February 1st 2020

Dive deeper into Creative Peripherals and Distribution’s key metrics by checking this interactive graph of Creative Peripherals and Distribution’s earnings, revenue and cash flow.

A Different Perspective

Creative Peripherals and Distribution shareholders should be happy with the total gain of 69% over the last twelve months , including dividends . A substantial portion of that gain has come in the last three months, with the stock up 49% in that time. This suggests the company is continuing to win over new investors. It’s always interesting to track share price performance over the longer term. But to understand Creative Peripherals and Distribution better, we need to consider many other factors. For example, we’ve discovered 4 warning signs for Creative Peripherals and Distribution (1 is significant!) that you should be aware of before investing here.

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