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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Competitors

$15.31
+0.48 (+3.24%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

NGVC vs. VLGEA, CBD, BH, NEGG, BBW, GCO, ZUMZ, PBPB, LOVE, and PLCE

Should you be buying Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage include Village Super Market (VLGEA), Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao (CBD), Biglari (BH), Newegg Commerce (NEGG), Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW), Genesco (GCO), Zumiez (ZUMZ), Potbelly (PBPB), Lovesac (LOVE), and Children's Place (PLCE). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage vs.

Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGEA) and Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, media sentiment, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Village Super Market has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had 1 more articles in the media than Village Super Market. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and 2 mentions for Village Super Market. Village Super Market's average media sentiment score of 1.29 beat Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's score of 0.60 indicating that Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Village Super Market
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Village Super Market
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

40.1% of Village Super Market shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.3% of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares are held by institutional investors. 64.4% of Village Super Market shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 59.4% of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage received 255 more outperform votes than Village Super Market when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.26% of users gave Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage an outperform vote while only 58.93% of users gave Village Super Market an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Village Super MarketOutperform Votes
132
58.93%
Underperform Votes
92
41.07%
Natural Grocers by Vitamin CottageOutperform Votes
387
59.26%
Underperform Votes
266
40.74%

Village Super Market has a net margin of 2.30% compared to Village Super Market's net margin of 2.29%. Village Super Market's return on equity of 16.69% beat Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Village Super Market2.30% 12.29% 5.18%
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage 2.29%16.69%4.13%

Village Super Market has higher revenue and earnings than Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. Village Super Market is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Village Super Market$2.17B0.18$49.72M$3.417.58
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage$1.14B0.31$23.24M$1.1713.09

Village Super Market pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Village Super Market pays out 29.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage pays out 34.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Village Super Market is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Village Super Market beats Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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NGVC vs. The Competition

MetricNatural Grocers by Vitamin CottageGrocery stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$348.33M$10.24B$21.04B$17.60B
Dividend Yield2.61%2.64%182.86%3.57%
P/E Ratio13.09283.1621.2222.51
Price / Sales0.3123.582.918.26
Price / Cash6.6861.6216.6117.54
Price / Book2.262.796.056.10
Net Income$23.24M$611.07M$628.83M$870.05M
7 Day Performance3.03%1.07%-1.09%-0.34%
1 Month Performance-2.92%1.50%2.16%1.85%
1 Year Performance39.18%-0.91%2.03%89.27%

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VLGEA
Village Super Market
3.2044 of 5 stars
$25.61
-1.2%
N/A+15.8%$379.28M$2.17B7.517,000News Coverage
CBD
Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao
1.2418 of 5 stars
$0.74
+2.8%
$2.80
+277.5%
-77.8%$199.85M$3.35B0.0037,325News Coverage
BH
Biglari
3.4956 of 5 stars
$152.72
+0.0%
N/A-6.7%$348.20M$368.23M2.312,559Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
NEGG
Newegg Commerce
0 of 5 stars
$0.88
-9.3%
N/A-40.9%$333.22M$1.72M0.001,355Positive News
Gap Down
BBW
Build-A-Bear Workshop
3.6038 of 5 stars
$23.08
+1.1%
$38.67
+67.5%
+5.6%$330.28M$467.94M6.654,200News Coverage
GCO
Genesco
4.3927 of 5 stars
$30.69
-5.0%
$43.00
+40.1%
-29.8%$352.63M$2.38B-52.9119,000News Coverage
Positive News
ZUMZ
Zumiez
1.8351 of 5 stars
$17.94
-2.0%
$18.00
+0.3%
-26.5%$355.75M$958.38M-19.299,400News Coverage
PBPB
Potbelly
1.8418 of 5 stars
$12.21
-2.5%
$13.67
+11.9%
+83.2%$358.49M$451.97M76.316,000Analyst Downgrade
LOVE
Lovesac
4.0188 of 5 stars
$23.49
-2.6%
$37.00
+57.5%
-19.0%$363.86M$651.54M18.501,410Positive News
PLCE
Children's Place
0.5747 of 5 stars
$24.33
-16.4%
$16.75
-31.2%
-50.9%$303.64M$1.71B-3.9211,300Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:NGVC) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff