Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) Share Price Crosses Above 200-Day Moving Average of $0.00

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc (NYSE:NGVC) shares crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $9.70. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage shares last traded at $9.65, with a volume of 59,492 shares changing hands.

The business’s 50 day moving average is $9.81. The company has a quick ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. The company has a market capitalization of $197.91 million, a PE ratio of 24.81 and a beta of 1.07.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $230.45 million during the quarter. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had a return on equity of 6.83% and a net margin of 1.15%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc will post 0.38 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 0.9% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,239,748 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $19,006,000 after acquiring an additional 10,737 shares during the last quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 46.1% during the 1st quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 302,337 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,613,000 after buying an additional 95,458 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 7.8% during the 1st quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 263,719 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $3,149,000 after buying an additional 19,102 shares in the last quarter. Lombard Odier Asset Management USA Corp purchased a new position in shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage during the 1st quarter worth approximately $2,211,000. Finally, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 6.6% during the 1st quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 156,856 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,874,000 after buying an additional 9,650 shares in the last quarter. 36.88% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Company Profile (NYSE:NGVC)

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; 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.

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