Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) Issues FY 2019 Earnings Guidance

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.39-0.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.41.

Shares of NYSE:NGVC traded up $2.71 during trading on Friday, hitting $11.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 458,923 shares, compared to its average volume of 60,880. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $9.83. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a 12 month low of $8.50 and a 12 month high of $24.50. The company has a current ratio of 1.43, a quick ratio of 0.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36. The firm has a market cap of $266.81 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.14 and a beta of 1.09.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 1st. The specialty retailer reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage had a net margin of 1.15% and a return on equity of 6.83%. The firm had revenue of $224.41 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage will post 0.38 EPS for the current year.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

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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