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

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC): $11.42

0.17 (+1.51%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where NGVC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.33% of US stocks.
  • NGVC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • NGVC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 41.71% of US stocks).

NGVC Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for NGVC is 6.99 -- better than 94.89% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.64% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.23, NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE INC has a higher such ratio than only 6.85% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NGVC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are COKE, SPWH, RYI, BVH, and TLYS.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 5.01% higher, now standing at 17.8.
  • NGVC's price/sales ratio has moved down 1 over the prior 124 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NGVC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NGVC 2022-09-23 0.2 1.7 9.8 17.8
NGVC 2022-09-22 0.2 1.7 10.3 18.2
NGVC 2022-09-21 0.3 1.8 10.4 18.3
NGVC 2022-09-20 0.3 1.8 10.6 18.4
NGVC 2022-09-19 0.3 1.8 10.9 18.6
NGVC 2022-09-16 0.3 1.8 10.8 18.6

NGVC Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 52.44%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 171.56%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 12.64%.
Over the past 70 months, NGVC's revenue has gone up $382,569,000.

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 $11.42 52-week high $24.25
Prev. close $11.25 52-week low $10.50
Day low $11.27 Volume 17,801
Day high $11.78 Avg. volume 85,450
50-day MA $14.20 Dividend yield 3.56%
200-day MA $16.48 Market Cap 258.97M

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.

Natural Grocers® Invites Brighton, CO Community to Celebrate Grand Opening on September 30th, 2022

Natural Grocers®, the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., is pleased to announce the opening of its Brighton, CO store on Friday, September 30th. The store, located at 903 S. 8th Ave., will be Natural Grocers' 43rd location in its home state. At 8:20 a.m. Natural Grocers' good4u® Crew will host an official ribbon-cutting and donation ceremony with Chelsea Manley, Special Events and Promotions Manager, Food Bank of the Rockies. Additional community leaders wi

Yahoo | September 16, 2022

Celebrate Organic Month with Natural Grocers®: September 15th - 17th, 2022

Natural Grocers® is pleased to announce special shopping incentives and educational efforts September 15th-17th in continued celebration of Organic Month. Customers are invited to enjoy additional in-store savings of up to 52% off on a variety of organic products, free samples, stellar {N}power® membership discounts and an opportunity to support pesticide-free public spaces with Beyond Pesticides.

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Natural Grocers® Invites Cheyenne, WY Community to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening at New Location on September 23rd, 2022

Natural Grocers®, the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., is pleased to announce the relocation of its Cheyenne, WY store to a newly renovated and larger space Friday, September 23rd. At 8:20 a.m. Natural Grocers' good4u® Crew will host an official ribbon-cutting and donation ceremony with Mayor Patrick Collins and Food Bank of Wyoming's Graham Brown at the new location at 1851 Dell Range Blvd. Additional community leaders will help welcome the Cheyenne comm

Yahoo | September 10, 2022

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Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | September 9, 2022

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

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NGVC Price Returns

1-mo -19.01%
3-mo -28.26%
6-mo -43.56%
1-year 0.99%
3-year 59.13%
5-year 143.11%
YTD -18.37%
2021 6.24%
2020 62.34%
2019 -35.12%
2018 71.67%
2017 -24.90%

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