Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Company Profile (NYSE:NGVC)

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage logoNatural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc. (Natural Grocers) is a specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements. The Company sells natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements. The Company's grocery products include: bulk food and private label products, dry, frozen and canned groceries, meats and seafood, dairy products and dairy substitutes, prepared foods, bread and baked goods, and beverages. Natural Grocers' other products include body care, pet care, household and general merchandise, and books and handouts. The Company's 107,000 square foot bulk food repackaging facility and distribution center is in Golden, Colorado. The Company stock approximately 400 titles in its book department. Titles cover various approaches to diet, lifestyle and health. The Company's subsidiaries include Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. and Vitamin Cottage Two Ltd. Liability Company and Natural Systems, LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Grocery Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Food Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:NGVC
  • CUSIP: 63888U10
  • Web: www.naturalgrocers.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $217.68 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 22,464,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $11.49
  • 52 Week Range: $9.23 - $14.21
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.19
  • P/E Growth: 3.88
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $736.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.30
  • Book Value: $5.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.65
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $44.65 million
  • Net Margins: 1.36%
  • Return on Equity: 7.75%
  • Return on Assets: 3.55%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.41%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 86,260 shs.
  • Beta: 0.86
  • Short Ratio: 22.71
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)

What is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock symbol?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NGVC."

How were Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's earnings last quarter?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NYSE:NGVC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. The business earned $197.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $197.65 million. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had a return on equity of 7.75% and a net margin of 1.36%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 earnings per share. View Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's Earnings History.

What guidance has Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage issued on next quarter's earnings?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.50-0.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.47.

Where is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock going? Where will Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's share price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.

Who are some of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's key competitors?

Who owns Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include River Road Asset Management LLC (4.74%), FMR LLC (3.61%), Royce & Associates LP (2.92%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (2.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.50%) and Rockshelter Capital Management LLC (1.70%). Company insiders that own Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock include Charity Isely, Edward Cerkovnik, Raquel M Isely and Richard Halle. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.

Who sold Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock? Who is selling Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.

Who bought Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock? Who is buying Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, River Road Asset Management LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Vanguard Group Inc. and Kennedy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock in the last two years include Edward Cerkovnik, Raquel M Isely and Richard Halle. View Insider Buying and Selling for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage.

How do I buy Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock?

Shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock cost?

One share of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.69.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $13.00 (34.16% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$15.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$12.00HighView Rating Details
2/3/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$13.00N/AView Rating Details
11/19/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$11.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageBuy$14.00N/AView Rating Details
5/16/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$21.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$15.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
4/21/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$20.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$26.00N/AView Rating Details
1/29/2016StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$27.00N/AView Rating Details
11/18/2015Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/17/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Earnings by Quarter for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q2 2017$0.16$0.13$197.65 million$197.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q117$0.14$0.09$190.55 million$183.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/17/2016Q416$0.08$0.07$184.32 million$181.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q316$0.12$0.12$179.15 million$179.27 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q216$0.15$0.16$183.52 million$177.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q116$0.18$0.17$171.40 million$167.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q415$0.13$0.13$161.81 million$162.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q315$0.15$0.19$160.54 million$158.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q215$0.19$0.24$156.00 million$157.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$0.14$0.16$143.40 million$145.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q414$0.14$0.14$135.60 million$135.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q314$0.15$0.15$134.96 million$134.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q214$0.18$0.18$132.93 million$130.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q114$0.11$0.13$121.27 million$120.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q4$0.11$0.11$112.42 million$115.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q3 2013$0.14$0.13$107.32 million$113.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q2 2013$0.13$0.14$102.59 million$106.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q412$0.08$0.08$87.55 million$89.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.45 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.48 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 60.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 32.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2017Charity IselyInsiderSell500$12.28$6,140.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Charity IselyInsiderSell700$11.90$8,330.00View SEC Filing  
9/14/2016Charity IselyInsiderSell1,000$10.83$10,830.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Charity IselyInsiderSell1,500$12.19$18,285.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Edward CerkovnikDirectorBuy4,000$12.85$51,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Raquel M IselyInsiderBuy1,400$13.59$19,026.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Richard HalleDirectorBuy4,000$13.52$54,080.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Sandra BuffaCFOSell8,941$23.60$211,007.60View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Sandra BuffaCFOSell24,800$22.80$565,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Michael CampbellDirectorBuy5,000$24.25$121,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Edward CerkovnikDirectorBuy3,500$22.64$79,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Elizabeth IselyInsiderBuy10,000$22.61$226,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Kemper IselyInsiderBuy10,000$23.93$239,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Richard HalleDirectorBuy4,000$23.87$95,480.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Lark IselyInsiderSell7,344$42.21$309,990.24View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Lark IselyInsiderSell3,263$42.18$137,633.34View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Lark IselyInsiderSell5,294$42.09$222,824.46View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Sandra BuffaCFOSell7,688$42.58$327,355.04View SEC Filing  
1/7/2014Sandra BuffaCFOSell10,069$42.51$428,033.19View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Sandra BuffaCFOSell1,607$40.00$64,280.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Sandra BuffaCFOSell11,117$40.25$447,459.25View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Sandra BuffaCFOSell1,700$40.00$68,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Sandra BuffaCFOSell3,195$39.05$124,764.75View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Richard HalleDirectorBuy2,500$20.22$50,550.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
Latest Headlines for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 9:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Opens New Store in Denver's Design District
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 6:32 PM
bizjournals.com logoWhole Foods shakes up board, drops chairman under investor pressure
www.bizjournals.com - May 12 at 12:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis One Alarming Trend Should Terrify Anyone Who Loves Whole Foods
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 7:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 2:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 2:32 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Q2 earnings per share $0.13
www.reuters.com - May 5 at 7:07 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 7:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NGVC earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 10:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 8:08 PM
marketbeat.com logoNatural Grocers misses Street 2Q forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 4 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Announces Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhole Foods CEO Could Be Doing Something Lethal by Touring the Country to Hype a New Book
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 11:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Getting Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's (NGVC) Hold Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 9:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Partners with Weleda for Mother's Day Donation Drive
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVery Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 8:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Opens in Jonesboro, Arkansas on May 10 With Grand Opening Celebration
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 6:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of -0.30
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 7:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 6:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers is Hiring in Iowa City
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 6:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 12:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $197.5 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 1:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) to Post $0.17 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Features Environment Conscious Food Producers in Honor of Earth Day
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 6:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNatural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:35 PM
bizjournals.com logoWhole Foods: Activist investor takes big stake; blasts company for 'chronic underperformance'
www.bizjournals.com - April 11 at 10:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Well-Known Activist Investor Finally Attacks Whole Foods Because, Well, It's in Really Sorry Shape
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 11:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Rolls Out Kombucha Taps at Boulder and Longmont Locations
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers is Hiring in Denver
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 7:27 PM
thestreet.com logo[video]Whole Foods Has Lost a Staggering Amount of Shoppers and That's a Major Problem for Its Future
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 27 at 6:19 PM
thestreet.com logoWhole Foods Has Lost a Staggering Amount of Shoppers and That's a Major Problem for Its Future
www.thestreet.com - March 27 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Launches New Broadcast TV Campaign to Advocate for Animal Welfare Standards and Organic, Sustainable Food Practices
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Will Host Grand Opening to Celebrate its New San Antonio, Alamo Heights Neighborhood Store on March 29
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers to Relocate Boulder Store -- Grand Re-Opening Scheduled for March 30
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKombucha on Tap at Natural Grocers' Utah Stores
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:45 AM
thestreet.com logoNatural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage is Now Oversold (NGVC)
www.thestreet.com - March 6 at 6:19 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoNATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoNatural Grocers Grand Opening on March 15 in South Jordan, Utah
www.nasdaq.com - March 1 at 6:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers is Hiring in Boulder
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKombucha on Tap at Natural Grocers
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKombucha on Tap at Natural Grocers
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoKombucha on Tap at Natural Grocers
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNatural Grocers Reinvents Its Monthly Circular By Launching A Content-Driven Digital Version Of The Health Hotline®
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of NGVC earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 9:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 5:46 AM

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