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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.12
NGVC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NGVC: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NGVC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.29 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
NGVC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NGVC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NGVC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45
0.18
0.58
Interest Coverage 5.29
NGVC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.23 vs. NGVC: 5.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NGVC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.29  Med: 9.45 Max: 21.12
Current: 5.29
5.29
21.12
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.11
Beneish M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
6.32%
7.21%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating Margin % 2.47
NGVC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. NGVC: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NGVC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.01 Max: 4.66
Current: 2.47
2.47
4.66
Net Margin % 1.36
NGVC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. NGVC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NGVC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.36
1.32
2.59
ROE % 7.83
NGVC's ROE % is ranked lower than
53% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. NGVC: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NGVC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.83  Med: 15.12 Max: 80.91
Current: 7.83
7.83
80.91
ROA % 3.64
NGVC's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. NGVC: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NGVC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 7.39 Max: 14.63
Current: 3.64
3.64
14.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.44
NGVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. NGVC: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NGVC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.44  Med: 19.89 Max: 46.17
Current: 9.44
9.44
46.17
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.80
NGVC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NGVC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NGVC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 22.8 Max: 25.3
Current: 17.8
0
25.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 12.00
NGVC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NGVC: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NGVC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 30.7 Max: 39.7
Current: 12
0
39.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 2.80
NGVC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NGVC: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NGVC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 33 Max: 55.4
Current: 2.8
0
55.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-02 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

NGVC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 315,000 sh (+12.50%)
Jim Simons 197,600 sh (+2.33%)
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Q2 2016

NGVC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Steven Cohen 70,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 345,000 sh (+9.52%)
Jim Simons 208,600 sh (+5.57%)
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Q3 2016

NGVC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Steven Cohen 218,700 sh (+212.43%)
Jim Simons 295,300 sh (+41.56%)
Chuck Royce 304,000 sh (-11.88%)
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Q4 2016

NGVC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 571,000 sh (+87.83%)
Jim Simons 362,300 sh (+22.69%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores    NAICS: 445110    SIC: 5411
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Traded in other countries:N2V.Germany,
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc is a specialty retailer of natural, organic groceries and dietary supplements.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 9, 2012. The Company is a specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements. Its 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. Its other products include body care, pet care, household and general merchandise and books and handouts. It sells natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements. The Company is subject to governmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

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PE Ratio 23.61
NGVC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.03 vs. NGVC: 23.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NGVC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.02  Med: 38.41 Max: 91.79
Current: 23.61
20.02
91.79
Forward PE Ratio 24.21
NGVC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. NGVC: 24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.61
NGVC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. NGVC: 23.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NGVC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.02  Med: 38.41 Max: 91.79
Current: 23.61
20.02
91.79
PB Ratio 1.78
NGVC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NGVC: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NGVC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 5.27 Max: 11.14
Current: 1.78
1.77
11.14
PS Ratio 0.33
NGVC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NGVC: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NGVC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.33
0.32
2.19
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.97
NGVC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. NGVC: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.89  Med: 14.89 Max: 38.82
Current: 6.97
6.89
38.82
EV-to-EBIT 15.99
NGVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. NGVC: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NGVC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 21.9 Max: 54.3
Current: 15.99
12.6
54.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.40
NGVC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. NGVC: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NGVC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.37  Med: 12.9 Max: 30.6
Current: 6.4
6.37
30.6
PEG Ratio 0.94
NGVC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. NGVC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
NGVC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.94
0.51
1.29
Current Ratio 1.41
NGVC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NGVC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NGVC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.41
1.03
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.16
NGVC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. NGVC: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NGVC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.16
0.09
0.63
Days Inventory 59.81
NGVC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 38.50 vs. NGVC: 59.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NGVC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.2  Med: 51.8 Max: 59.81
Current: 59.81
29.2
59.81
Days Sales Outstanding 1.33
NGVC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.60 vs. NGVC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NGVC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.53
Current: 1.33
1.33
3.53
Days Payable 38.04
NGVC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.14 vs. NGVC: 38.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NGVC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.76  Med: 34.62 Max: 41.15
Current: 38.04
29.76
41.15

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.89
NGVC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. NGVC: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 5.47 Max: 10.99
Current: 1.89
1.87
10.99
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 80.00
NGVC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NGVC: 80.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 6.94 Max: 91.46
Current: 80
6.01
91.46
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.32
NGVC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NGVC: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.32
0.32
2.09
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.00
NGVC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NGVC: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.31
Current: 1
0.86
1.31
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.41
NGVC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. NGVC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
NGVC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.11 Max: 6.44
Current: 1.41
1.39
6.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.25
NGVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NGVC: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NGVC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.6 Max: 8
Current: 6.25
1.8
8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.73
NGVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. NGVC: 20.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NGVC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.6  Med: 24.6 Max: 38.5
Current: 20.73
20.6
38.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $721.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.44
Beta0.55
Short Percentage of Float25.71%
52-Week Range $10.00 - 22.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.46

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 765 808
EPS ($) 0.33 0.35
EPS without NRI ($) 0.33 0.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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