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

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC): $10.75

0.19 (+1.80%)

POWR Rating

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  • NGVC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 89.88% of US stocks.
  • NGVC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • NGVC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 37th percentile.

NGVC Stock Summary

  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 95.62% 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.
  • NGVC's price/sales ratio is 0.23; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 3.12% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to NGVC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IMKTA, SPTN, DLTH, COKE, and HY.
  • NGVC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc's official web site, go to

NGVC Valuation Summary

  • NGVC's price/sales ratio is 0.3; this is 78.57% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • NGVC's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.9 over the prior 111 months.
  • NGVC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 9.5 over the prior 111 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NGVC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NGVC 2021-09-03 0.3 2.0 15.8 27.7
NGVC 2021-09-02 0.3 2.0 15.9 27.8
NGVC 2021-09-01 0.3 1.9 15.6 27.6
NGVC 2021-08-31 0.3 2.0 16.0 27.9
NGVC 2021-08-30 0.2 1.9 15.1 27.2
NGVC 2021-08-27 0.2 1.9 15.0 27.2

NGVC Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -17.76%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 66.2%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 57.68%.
Over the past 33 months, NGVC's revenue has gone up $198,003,000.

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
2021-06-30 1,047.045 36.059 17.1
2021-03-31 1,053.531 30.448 16.759
2020-12-31 1,071.857 68.366 21.773
2020-09-30 1,036.842 66.503 20.009
2020-06-30 999.873 70.544 17.638
2020-03-31 959.174 68.149 14.945

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 77.22% of graded US stocks.
  • NGVC's asset turnover comes in at 1.579 -- ranking 70th of 164 Retail stocks.
  • AZO, PSMT, and SBH 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 $10.75 52-week high $18.75
Prev. close $10.56 52-week low $9.36
Day low $10.56 Volume 82,400
Day high $10.84 Avg. volume 106,458
50-day MA $11.18 Dividend yield 2.65%
200-day MA $13.48 Market Cap 243.15M

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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At US$10.44, Is It Time To Put Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) On Your Watch List?

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. ( NYSE:NGVC ), might not be a large cap stock, but it received a lot of...

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

Natural Grocers confirms downtown Greeley store, to close 35th Ave. location

GREELEY Its official: Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is coming to downtown Greeley. The Lakewood-based natural-foods grocer will close its location at 2819 35th Ave., relocating the outlet downtown, the company confirmed to BizWest. Natural Grocers confirmed the relocation after BizWest discovered documents online that identified the grocery chain as the []

Greeley Tribune | September 9, 2021

Natural Grocers® Officially Introduces The good4u Meal Deal Program As Part Of Its Efforts To Fight Food Insecurity And Bring Nutritious Meals To Everyone

Showcasing that eating healthy does not need to be expensive and reflecting its Founding Principles to provide its communities with groceries that are healthy, high quality and affordable, Natural Grocers officially introduces the addition of its Natural Grocers good4uSM Meal Deal program. As part of its broader effort to fight food insecurity, the Natural Grocers good4u Meal Deals were introduced in April 2020 to provide customers with simple, affordable, and nutritious recipes for themselves a

Yahoo | September 9, 2021

Natural Grocers Raised More Than $800,000 Over The Past Year For Food Banks In Its Communities

In honor of National Food Bank Day, Natural Grocers, the nation's largest family-operated natural and organic grocery retailer, announces that its food bank donation efforts from August 2020 through July 2021 has raised more than $800,000 in its efforts to fight food insecurity. The donation translates to more than 3.2 million mealsi for people in need.

Yahoo | September 3, 2021

Natural Grocers® Honors Organic Harvest Month With Beyond Pesticides Fundraiser, Discounts On Organics, Free Reusable Shopping Bag, And More

Natural Grocers has become synonymous with the best in organics. With its 100% certified organic produce department, hundreds of organic items across all departments, and championing of organic-supportive brands and organizations, it's no surprise that Natural Grocers is honoring Organic Harvest Month this September. For its 6th year as America's Organic Headquarters®, the natural and organic grocery retailer is renewing its fundraising partnership with Beyond Pesticides, and invites its custome

Yahoo | August 26, 2021

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NGVC Price Returns

1-mo -7.63%
3-mo 1.94%
6-mo -37.07%
1-year 30.09%
3-year -24.46%
5-year 15.97%
YTD -20.42%
2020 62.34%
2019 -35.12%
2018 71.67%
2017 -24.89%
2016 -41.63%

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