RKT Stock – I Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Pan EntertainmentLtd (KOSDAQ:068050) Passed With Ease
Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling short, can easily find investors. Unfortunately, high risk investments often have little probability of ever paying off, and many investors pay a price to learn their lesson.
If, on the other hand, you like companies that have revenue, and even earn profits, then you may well be interested in Pan EntertainmentLtd (KOSDAQ:068050). While profit is not necessarily a social good, it’s easy to admire a business that can consistently produce it. In comparison, loss making companies act like a sponge for capital – but unlike such a sponge they do not always produce something when squeezed.
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How Fast Is Pan EntertainmentLtd Growing Its Earnings Per Share?
In the last three years Pan EntertainmentLtd’s earnings per share took off like a rocket; fast, and from a low base. So the actual rate of growth doesn’t tell us much. As a result, I’ll zoom in on growth over the last year, instead. Like a wedge-tailed eagle on the wind, Pan EntertainmentLtd’s EPS soared from ₩42.28 to ₩66.00, in just one year. That’s a commendable gain of 56%.
I like to see top-line growth as an indication that growth is sustainable, and I look for a high earnings before interest and taxation (EBIT) margin to point to a competitive moat (though some companies with low margins also have moats). Unfortunately, Pan EntertainmentLtd’s revenue dropped 39% last year, but the silver lining is that EBIT margins improved from 2.9% to 9.8%. That falls short of ideal.
In the chart below, you can see how the company has grown earnings, and revenue, over time. Click on the chart to see the exact numbers.
While we live in the present moment at all times, there’s no doubt in my mind that the future matters more than the past. So why not check this interactive chart depicting future EPS estimates, for Pan EntertainmentLtd?
Are Pan EntertainmentLtd Insiders Aligned With All Shareholders?
Personally, I like to see high insider ownership of a company, since it suggests that it will be managed in the interests of shareholders. So as you can imagine, the fact that Pan EntertainmentLtd insiders own a significant number of shares certainly appeals to me. In fact, they own 38% of the shares, making insiders a very influential shareholder group. I’m always comforted by solid insider ownership like this, as it implies that those running the business are genuinely motivated to create shareholder value. With that sort of holding, insiders have about ₩87b riding on the stock, at current prices. That should be more than enough to keep them focussed on creating shareholder value!
Is Pan EntertainmentLtd Worth Keeping An Eye On?
You can’t deny that Pan EntertainmentLtd has grown its earnings per share at a very impressive rate. That’s attractive. I think that EPS growth is something to boast of, and it doesn’t surprise me that insiders are holding on to a considerable chunk of shares. Fast growth and confident insiders should be enough to warrant further research. So the answer is that I do think this is a good stock to follow along with. Still, you should learn about the 1 warning sign we’ve spotted with Pan EntertainmentLtd .
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