NASDAQ:IMKTA - Ingles Markets Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.43 -0.82 (-2.71 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.43
Today's Range$29.35 - $30.86
52-Week Range$26.51 - $37.65
Volume42,335 shs
Average Volume57,769 shs
Market Capitalization$612.84 million
P/E Ratio6.12
Dividend Yield2.18%
Ingles Markets, Incorporated operates a chain of supermarkets in the southeast United States. Its supermarkets offer various food products, including grocery, meat and dairy products, produce, frozen foods, and other perishables; and non-food products, such as fuel centers, pharmacies, health and beauty care products, and general merchandise, as well as private label items. The company also provides home meal replacement items, delicatessens, bakeries, floral departments, and greeting cards, as well as organic, beverage, and health-related items. As of September 30, 2018, it operated 190 supermarkets under the Ingles name; and 10 supermarkets under the Sav-Mor name in western North Carolina, western South Carolina, northern Georgia, eastern Tennessee, southwestern Virginia, and northeastern Alabama, as well as 108 pharmacies and 102 fuel stations. In addition, it is involved in the fluid dairy operation and shopping center rental businesses. Ingles Markets, Incorporated was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Grocery stores
Sub-IndustryFood Retail
Current SymbolNASDAQ:IMKTA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.43
Current Ratio1.91
Quick Ratio0.50


Trailing P/E Ratio6.12
Forward P/E Ratio9.20
P/E Growth1.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.09 billion
Price / Sales0.15
Cash Flow$10.1134 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.91
Book Value$25.23 per share
Price / Book1.17


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.81
Net Income$97.36 million
Net Margins2.38%
Return on Equity15.98%
Return on Assets5.09%


Outstanding Shares20,260,000
Market Cap$612.84 million

Ingles Markets (NASDAQ:IMKTA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ingles Markets' stock symbol?

Ingles Markets trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "IMKTA."

How often does Ingles Markets pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ingles Markets?

Ingles Markets announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, October 11th will be given a dividend of $0.165 per share on Thursday, October 18th. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 10th. View Ingles Markets' Dividend History.

How were Ingles Markets' earnings last quarter?

Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ:IMKTA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, December, 7th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter. The company earned $1.06 billion during the quarter. Ingles Markets had a net margin of 2.38% and a return on equity of 15.98%. View Ingles Markets' Earnings History.

When is Ingles Markets' next earnings date?

Ingles Markets is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ingles Markets.

Has Ingles Markets been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about IMKTA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ingles Markets earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Ingles Markets' key competitors?

Who are Ingles Markets' key executives?

Ingles Markets' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James W. Lanning, CEO, Pres, Chief Operating Officer & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ronald B. Freeman, CFO, VP of Fin. & Director (Age 61)
  • Pat Jackson CPA, Sec. & Controller

Who are Ingles Markets' major shareholders?

Ingles Markets' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (5.34%), BlackRock Inc. (5.22%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.73%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.73%), Gabelli Funds LLC (4.57%) and River Road Asset Management LLC (4.38%). Company insiders that own Ingles Markets stock include Brenda S Tudor, Ernest E Ferguson and Sharp Laura Ingle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ingles Markets.

Which institutional investors are selling Ingles Markets stock?

IMKTA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Prudential Financial Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Gabelli Funds LLC, Morgan Stanley and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ingles Markets.

Which institutional investors are buying Ingles Markets stock?

IMKTA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, AQR Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought Ingles Markets stock in the last two years include Brenda S Tudor and Ernest E Ferguson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ingles Markets.

How do I buy shares of Ingles Markets?

Shares of IMKTA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ingles Markets' stock price today?

One share of IMKTA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.43.

How big of a company is Ingles Markets?

Ingles Markets has a market capitalization of $612.84 million and generates $4.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $97.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.81 on an earnings per share basis. Ingles Markets employs 25,000 workers across the globe.

What is Ingles Markets' official website?

The official website for Ingles Markets is

How can I contact Ingles Markets?

Ingles Markets' mailing address is PO BOX 6676, ASHEVILLE NC, 28816. The company can be reached via phone at 82-8-6692-941x or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ingles Markets (NASDAQ IMKTA)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  431
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ingles Markets and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IMKTA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IMKTA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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