Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) will issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, January 31st. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has set its FY18 guidance at $0.21-0.31 EPS.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 16th. The specialty retailer reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $198.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193.76 million. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had a return on equity of 5.25% and a net margin of 0.90%. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage’s quarterly revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.07 EPS. On average, analysts expect Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage to post $0 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) opened at $8.29 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $185.26, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 9.94 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 1.51 and a quick ratio of 0.20. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a 12-month low of $4.79 and a 12-month high of $13.56.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in a research report on Monday, November 20th. Deutsche Bank cut their price objective on Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from $8.00 to $6.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Finally, TheStreet raised Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $8.83.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NYSE:NGVC) by 9.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 176,410 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after purchasing an additional 15,843 shares during the quarter. State Street Corp owned approximately 0.79% of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage worth $1,460,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 25.88% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

Natural 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.

Earnings History for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC)

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