Can Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC)’s Tomorrow be Different? The Stock Just Broke Its High

May 17, 2018 - By Ash Ash

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. shares while 18 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 6.12 million shares or 13.29% more from 5.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Prelude Cap Mngmt Limited Company holds 10,343 shares. Pnc Financial Gp Incorporated holds 0% or 1,123 shares in its portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Limited Company reported 121,713 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 25,354 shares or 0% of the stock. Vanguard Grp invested 0% in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Bridgeway Cap Mngmt invested in 150,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 1,856 are held by Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The. Stone Ridge Asset Lc has 0.02% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Renaissance Technology Limited Com holds 0% or 252,700 shares in its portfolio. Connecticut-based Tudor Invest Corp Et Al has invested 0% in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Bancshares Of America Corporation De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Philadelphia Tru stated it has 22,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo Mn has 0% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Rutabaga Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Ma has invested 0.34% in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Schwab Charles Inv owns 29,556 shares.

The stock of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) hit a new 52-week high and has $12.18 target or 9.00 % above today’s $11.17 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $249.81M company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $12.18 price target is reached, the company will be worth $22.48M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 2.67% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $11.17. About 86,981 shares traded. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) has declined 31.87% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.42% the S&P500.

Analysts await Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.02 EPS, down 33.33 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.03 per share. NGVC’s profit will be $447,286 for 139.63 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -86.67 % negative EPS growth.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Natural Grocers (NYSE:NGVC), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Natural Grocers had 3 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 31. The firm has “Sell” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, February 12. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, February 2.

More important recent Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “38 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Mid-Day Session” on May 04, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Ethan Allen Interiors, WMIH, Buckeye Partners, Ashland Global, Molina …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Post-earnings rip for Natural Grocers” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Stock Movers 05/03: (CVGI) (VIAV) (SHAK) Higher; (FLR) (ANET) (TSRO) Lower (more…)” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates natural and organic groceries, and dietary supplement retail stores in the United States. The company has market cap of $249.81 million. The Company’s stores offer natural and organic grocery products, such as organic produce; bulk food and private label products; dry, frozen, and canned groceries; meat and seafood products; dairy products, dairy substitutes, and eggs; prepared foods; bread and baked products; and beverages. It has a 25.04 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s stores also provide private label dietary supplements; body care products comprising cosmetics, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and personal care products containing natural and organic ingredients; pet care and food products; household and general merchandise, including cleaning supplies, paper products, dish and laundry soap, and other common household products; and books and handouts.

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