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How to buy Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock
Learn how to easily invest in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is a grocery stores business based in the US. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares (NGVC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage employs 3,235 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.
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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$10.78|
|52-week range||$7.93 - $23.50|
|50-day moving average||$10.32|
|200-day moving average||$12.37|
|Wall St. target price||$12.50|
|Dividend yield||$0.4 (3.63%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.74|
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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $10.78 from 2023-03-24
|1 week (2023-03-20)||-2.18%|
|1 month (2023-02-28)||-1.82%|
|3 months (2022-12-24)||N/A|
|6 months (2022-09-24)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-03-24)||-42.69%|
|2 years (2021-03-26)||-37.28%|
|3 years (2020-03-27)||62.20%|
|5 years (2018-03-27)||88.54%|
Is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's P/E ratio
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's PEG ratio
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.47. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's EBITDA
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $56 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.51%|
|Gross profit TTM||$353.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.62%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.96%|
|Market capitalisation||$244.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 54.79% of net profits
Recently Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has paid out, on average, around 54.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shareholders could enjoy a 3.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's most recent dividend payout was on 14 March 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 February 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.9281 up to $23.5024. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's is 0.9176. This would suggest that Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage overview
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, retails natural and organic groceries, and dietary supplements in the United States. The company's stores offer natural and organic grocery products, such as organic produce; bulk food products; private label products comprising pasta, pasta sauce, ketchup, canned beans and vegetables, frozen vegetables, frozen fruits, frozen meals, frozen pizza, bread, baking mixes, plant based butter, olive and coconut oil, coconut milk, honey, maple syrup, preserves, chocolate, coffee, bacon, beef jerky, canned seafood, popcorn, tortilla chips, taco shells, eggs, cheese, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar, spring water, paper products, cleaning products, and other products; dry, frozen, and canned groceries; meat and seafood products; dairy products, dairy substitutes, and eggs; prepared foods; bread and baked products; beverages; and beer, wine, and hard cider products. Its stores also provide private label dietary supplements; body care products consisting of cosmetics, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and personal care products containing natural and organic ingredients; pet care and food products; books and handouts; and household and general merchandise, including cleaning supplies, paper products, and dish and laundry soaps, as well as other common household products, such as diapers. The company operates its retail stores under the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage trademark. The company also offers science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in the news
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc.'s (NYSE:NGVC) Stock Is Going Strong: Is the Market Following Fundamentals?
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 53.261% of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares are held by insiders and 32.08% by institutions. How many people work for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage?
Latest data suggests 3,235 work at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. When does the fiscal year end for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage?
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's fiscal year ends in September. Where is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage based?
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's address is: 12612 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO, United States, 80228 What is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's ISIN number?
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's international securities identification number is: US63888U1088 What is Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's CUSIP number?
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 63888U108
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