News coverage about Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 44.7868995864484 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) opened at 8.23 on Thursday. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a 12 month low of $7.77 and a 12 month high of $14.04. The firm has a market capitalization of $184.88 million, a PE ratio of 20.07 and a beta of 0.86. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $8.67 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.62.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The specialty retailer reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.03. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had a net margin of 1.25% and a return on equity of 7.20%. The company had revenue of $197.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $197.65 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.16 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage will post $0.45 EPS for the current fiscal year.

NGVC has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $10.00 price target on Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 16th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $12.20.

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Company Profile

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.

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