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While shareholders of Converge Technology Solutions (TSE:CTS) are in the black over 1 year, those who bought a week ago aren’t so fortunate

Active investing is not easy, but for those who do, the goal is to find the best companies to buy and get big profits. When you buy and hold the right company, returns can make a world of difference for both you and your family. In the case of the Converge Technology Solutions Corp. (TSE: CTS) the share price has risen an incredible 301% in the last year alone. And last month the share price was up 23%. Note that companies generally do long-term, so last year’s returns may not reflect a long-term trend.

Since long-term performance has been good but was down 3.1% recently, let’s see if the fundamentals are in line with the stock price.

Check out our latest analysis for Converge Technology Solutions

We don’t think Converge Technology Solutions’ modest twelve month lagging profit is enjoying the full attention of the market right now. We think sales are probably a better guide. In general, we’d look at a stock like this alongside losing companies, simply because the size of the profit is so small. In order for shareholders to have confidence that a company will significantly increase its profits, it must increase sales.

Last year, Converge Technology Solutions saw sales grow 37%. We undoubtedly respect that kind of growth. But the market is even happier about this, as the price is apparently pegged on the moon, which is up 301% in orbit. We’re always cautious about the share price rising that much, but there is certainly enough revenue growth to warrant a closer look at Converge Technology Solutions.

The following graph shows how earnings and sales have developed over time (the exact values can be revealed by clicking on the image).

Revenue-and-revenue growth

Revenue-and-revenue growth

It’s good to see that there have been some significant insider buying over the past three months. That’s positive. Still, we believe that earnings and revenue growth trends are even more important factors to consider. In this you can see what analysts are predicting for Converge Technology Solutions interactive Graph of future earnings estimates.

Another perspective

Converge Technology Solutions has a total return of 301% for the past year. That’s better than the latest three-month gain of 0.7%, suggesting that the stock price has stabilized recently. However, we doubt shareholders would be concerned. It seems that the market is simply waiting for more information, because if the company delivers, the share price (eventually) will too. It is always interesting to follow the share price development over the longer term. However, to better understand Converge Technology Solutions we need to consider many other factors. However, be aware that Converge Technology Solutions shows 3 warning signs in our investment analysis , and 1 of them cannot be ignored …

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Please note that the market returns reported in this article reflect the market weighted average returns on stocks currently traded on CA exchanges.

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