Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
NYSE:NGVC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.17 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.45
NYSE:NGVC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.45
0.18
0.58
Interest Coverage 6.69
NYSE:NGVC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.69  Med: 9.45 Max: 21.12
Current: 6.69
6.69
21.12
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.25
M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
7.05%
8.49%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.89
NYSE:NGVC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 4.01 Max: 4.66
Current: 2.89
2.8
4.66
Net-margin (%) 1.63
NYSE:NGVC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.63
1.32
2.59
ROE (%) 9.39
NYSE:NGVC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.39  Med: 15.12 Max: 80.91
Current: 9.39
9.39
80.91
ROA (%) 4.44
NYSE:NGVC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.44  Med: 7.39 Max: 14.63
Current: 4.44
4.44
14.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.37
NYSE:NGVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.3  Med: 19.89 Max: 46.17
Current: 11.37
11.3
46.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
NYSE:NGVC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 22.8 Max: 25.3
Current: 17.8
0
25.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.00
NYSE:NGVC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 30.7 Max: 39.7
Current: 12
0
39.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
NYSE:NGVC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NYSE:NGVC: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:NGVC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 33 Max: 55.4
Current: 2.8
0
55.4
» NYSE:NGVC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q4 2015

NGVC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 280,000 sh (+12.00%)
Jim Simons 193,100 sh (+6.98%)
» More
Q1 2016

NGVC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 315,000 sh (+12.50%)
Jim Simons 197,600 sh (+2.33%)
» More
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%)
» More
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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NGVC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
Compare:NAS:VLGEA, OTCPK:QKLS, OTCPK:NWTUF, NAS:IMKTA, NYSE:SFS, OTCPK:EUSHY, NYSE:SVU, NYSE:WMK, NAS:SFM, NAS:CASY, OTCPK:KKOYY, OTCPK:CGUSY, OTCPK:MRWSY, OTCPK:MTRAF, OTCPK:CUYTY, NAS:WFM, OTCPK:WNGRF, OTCPK:CRRFY, OTCPK:LBLCF, OTCPK:TSCDY » details
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's 107,000 square foot bulk food repackaging facility and distribution center is in Golden, Colorado. The Company stock approximately 400 titles in its book department. Titles cover various approaches to diet, lifestyle and health. The Company is subject to governmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.78
NGVC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. NGVC: 20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NGVC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.02  Med: 39.67 Max: 91.79
Current: 20.78
20.02
91.79
Forward P/E 21.83
NGVC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. NGVC: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.78
NGVC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.66 vs. NGVC: 20.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NGVC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.02  Med: 39.67 Max: 91.79
Current: 20.78
20.02
91.79
P/B 1.91
NGVC's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NGVC: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NGVC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.87  Med: 5.48 Max: 11.14
Current: 1.91
1.87
11.14
P/S 0.35
NGVC's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NGVC: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NGVC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.35
0.34
2.19
POCF 8.40
NGVC's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. NGVC: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NGVC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.15  Med: 15.64 Max: 38.82
Current: 8.4
8.15
38.82
EV-to-EBIT 15.40
NGVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. NGVC: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NGVC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.6  Med: 22.6 Max: 54.3
Current: 15.4
12.6
54.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.80
NGVC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. NGVC: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NGVC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 13.3 Max: 30.6
Current: 6.8
6.6
30.6
PEG 0.81
NGVC's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. NGVC: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NGVC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.81
0.51
0.87
Current Ratio 1.46
NGVC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. NGVC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NGVC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.35 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.46
1.03
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.17
NGVC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. NGVC: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NGVC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.17
0.11
0.63
Days Inventory 59.32
NGVC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.37 vs. NGVC: 59.32 )
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: 59.32
Current: 59.32
29.2
59.32
Days Sales Outstanding 1.94
NGVC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. NGVC: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NGVC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.53
Current: 1.94
1.5
3.53
Days Payable 38.85
NGVC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.81 vs. NGVC: 38.85 )
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: 38.85
29.76
41.15

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
NGVC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. NGVC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NGVC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -0.1
-0.2
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.01
NGVC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. NGVC: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NGVC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.95  Med: 4.65 Max: 10.65
Current: 2.01
1.95
10.65
Price/Median PS Value 0.33
NGVC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. NGVC: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NGVC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.33
0.32
1.99
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.83
NGVC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. NGVC: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NGVC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.83
0.81
0.87
Price/Graham Number 1.36
NGVC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. NGVC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NGVC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.55 Max: 6.32
Current: 1.36
1.32
6.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.44
NGVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. NGVC: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NGVC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.4 Max: 8
Current: 6.44
1.8
8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.31
NGVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. NGVC: 24.31 )
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: 24.3  Med: 30 Max: 38.5
Current: 24.31
24.3
38.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $705.5
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.68
Short Percentage of Float25.14%
52-Week Range $10.46 - 22.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.45

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 769 814
EPS ($) 0.50 0.55
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.50 0.55
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
» More Articles for NYSE:NGVC

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Kroger Will Continue to Create Value Dec 21 2015 
This Natural Food Retailer Should Be Your Next Pick Jan 19 2015 
Natural Grocers Will Look Interesting On Further Correction Apr 12 2014 

More From Other Websites
Natural Grocers Grand Opening on December 14 in Ogden, Utah Dec 01 2016
ETFs with exposure to Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. : November 28, 2016 Nov 28 2016
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. :NGVC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers :... Nov 23 2016
Add Natural Grocers to Your List of Retail Stores Closed on Thanksgiving Day Nov 22 2016
Natural Grocers Grand Opening on December 7 in Hurst, Texas Nov 22 2016
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Announces Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results and... Nov 17 2016
Natural Grocers misses Street 4Q forecasts Nov 17 2016
Natural Grocers misses Street 4Q forecasts Nov 17 2016
NATURAL GROCERS BY VITAMIN COTTAGE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial... Nov 17 2016
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Announces Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results and... Nov 17 2016
Q4 2016 Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close Nov 17 2016
Natural Grocers Brings 18 New Jobs to Vancouver, Washington Nov 15 2016
Natural Grocers Brings 18 New Jobs to Vancouver, Washington Nov 15 2016
Natural Grocers Grand Opening on November 23 in Cedar Rapids Nov 09 2016
Natural Grocers Brings 18 New Jobs to Longview, TX Nov 01 2016
Natural Grocers Brings 18 New Jobs to Longview, TX Nov 01 2016
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings... Oct 27 2016
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Earnings... Oct 27 2016
Natural Grocers Grand Opening Event on October 26 in Liberty, Missouri Oct 18 2016
Natural Grocers Brings 18 New Jobs to Ogden, Utah Oct 13 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)