Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC): Price and Financial Metrics

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC): $13.76

-0.24 (-1.71%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where NGVC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.88% of US stocks.
  • NGVC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • NGVC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 36.16% of US stocks).

NGVC Stock Summary

  • NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.43% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.28, NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC has a higher such ratio than merely 7.3% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC, a group of peers worth examining would be COKE, SPWH, RYI, TLYS, and NTZ.
  • Visit NGVC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NGVC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, NGVC's price/earnings ratio is 37.95% lower, now standing at 12.1.
  • Over the past 123 months, NGVC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 17.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NGVC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NGVC 2022-09-02 0.3 2.1 12.1 19.5
NGVC 2022-09-01 0.3 2.1 12.2 19.6
NGVC 2022-08-31 0.3 2.1 12.3 19.7
NGVC 2022-08-30 0.3 2.0 12.1 19.5
NGVC 2022-08-29 0.3 2.1 12.5 19.8
NGVC 2022-08-26 0.3 2.1 12.4 19.7

NGVC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 631.24%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 156.04%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 84.12%.
NGVC's revenue has moved up $184,486,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows NGVC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,088.068 52.372 26.418
2022-03-31 1,080.383 64.156 27.517
2021-12-31 1,067.759 53.596 25.864
2021-09-30 1,055.516 53.88 20.581
2021-06-30 1,047.045 36.059 17.1
2021-03-31 1,053.531 30.448 16.759

NGVC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NGVC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 79.08% of graded US stocks.
  • NGVC's asset turnover comes in at 1.579 -- ranking 71st of 165 Retail stocks.
  • WBA, SBH, and SGU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NGVC.

The table below shows NGVC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.579 0.276 0.026
2021-03-31 1.572 0.275 0.026
2020-12-31 1.589 0.276 0.033
2020-09-30 1.534 0.273 0.030
2020-06-30 1.703 0.270 0.033
2020-03-31 1.925 0.267 0.037

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NGVC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.76 52-week high $24.25
Prev. close $14.00 52-week low $9.88
Day low $13.62 Volume 4,216
Day high $14.02 Avg. volume 87,633
50-day MA $15.76 Dividend yield 2.86%
200-day MA $16.59 Market Cap 312.04M

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC) Company Bio

Natural Grocers operates natural and organic groceries and dietary supplement retail stores in the United States. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Lakewood, Colorado.

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Below are the latest news stories about NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NGVC as an investment opportunity.

This Surprising Stock Is Poised for Monster Organic Growth

Specialty organic and health-food grocer Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE: NGVC) saw sales increase 3% in the third fiscal quarter. Known for its affordable prices on organic provisions, the company has a loyal customer base that seems undeterred by inflationary pressures. In order to remain competitive and gain more share of a growing organic-food market, Natural Grocers must endure supply chain struggles and onboarding expenses while keeping growth a priority.

Yahoo | September 4, 2022

Natural Grocers® Honors Organic Month in September with Beyond Pesticides Fundraiser

Natural Grocers®, known as the nation's Organic Headquarters®, honors Organic Month with a fundraiser for Beyond Pesticides throughout September. Customers will have an opportunity to support the retailer's goal of raising $100,000 for the grassroots organization with donations at the register and a portion of proceeds from the sales of themed reusable shopping bags. Additionally, Natural Grocers will focus its monthly community educational efforts, discounts, samples and giveaways on the organi

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

Momentum for Higher Welfare Broiler Chicken Grows as Nine Leading Food Businesses Join the U.S. Working Group for Broiler Welfare

Nine new leading food businesses join the U.S. Working Group for Broiler Welfare, bringing the group to 16 members. The doubling of members demonstrates the drive of food businesses to achieve higher welfare practices for broiler chickens based on consumer and investor demand. The Working Group now includes Applegate, Aramark, Compass Group, Earth Animal, Giant Eagle, HelloFresh US, Martha Stewart & Marley Spoon, Natural Grocers, Nestlé USA, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger, Shake Shack, Sodexo, Spro

Yahoo | August 25, 2022

Natural Grocers: Executing On Margins, But Decelerating Growth Needs To Be Monitored

My last write-up on Natural Grocers (NGVC) was generally positive, as I expected to see the company’s efforts to boost the in-store assortment (especially supplements) and its loyalty program pay off in higher sales, not to mention the company’s very competitive price position versus rivals like Sprouts (SFM) and Whol...

Stephen Simpson on Seeking Alpha | August 18, 2022

Celebrate 67 Years with Natural Grocers®, August 18th-20th, 2022

Natural Grocers®, the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., celebrates its 67th anniversary August 18th – August 20th. Customers are invited to a three-day celebration offering Epic SavingsSM, prizes, giveaways and more.

Yahoo | August 11, 2022

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NGVC Price Returns

1-mo -11.92%
3-mo -18.21%
6-mo -17.36%
1-year 22.21%
3-year 68.39%
5-year 201.83%
YTD -1.64%
2021 6.24%
2020 62.34%
2019 -35.12%
2018 71.67%
2017 -24.90%

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