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Market Price

12.07 

-0.10 -0.8%

as of May 17 '21

52 Week Range:

9.36 18.75


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

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 comprising pasta, pasta sauce, ketchup, canned beans and vegetables, frozen vegetables, frozen fruits, bread, plant based butter, olive and coconut oil, coconut milk, honey, maple syrup, preserves, chocolate, coffee, bacon, beef jerky, canned seafood, popcorn, tortilla chips, taco shells, eggs, cheese, apple sauce, apple cider vinegar, spring water, paper products, cleaning products, and other 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. Its stores also provide private label dietary supplements; body care products consisting of cosmetics, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and personal care products containing natural and organic ingredients; pet care and food products; books and handouts; and household and general merchandise, including cleaning supplies, paper products, and dish and laundry soaps, as well as other common household products, such as diapers. The company operates its retail stores under the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage trademark. As of December 03, 2020, it operated 160 stores in 20 states. The company also offers science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18 Sep '19 Sep '20
Equity (BVPS) 17.43
23.04
0.90
3.63
4.26
5.00
5.61
5.91
6.45
6.91
7.57
growth rate 32.2% -96.1% 303.3% 17.4% 17.4% 12.2% 5.4% 9.1% 7.1% 9.6%
Earnings BIT 8.06
6.78
11.43
16.93
24.25
28.63
20.38
14.10
15.64
17.15
28.36
growth rate -15.9% 68.6% 48.1% 43.2% 18.1% -28.8% -30.8% 10.9% 9.6% 65.4%
Avg.PE 75.19
84.75
43.22
27.96
21.70
26.22
28.64
28.64
28.64
growth rate 12.7% -49.0% -35.3% -22.4% 20.8% 9.2% 0.0% 0.0%
ROA 7.31
5.03
6.50
7.39
7.72
7.66
4.44
2.37
4.17
2.97
3.97
growth rate -31.2% 29.2% 13.7% 4.5% -0.8% -42.0% -46.6% 76.0% -28.8% 33.7%
ROE 40.45
27.70
15.22
13.40
14.69
15.12
9.47
5.29
9.02
6.20
12.13
growth rate -31.5% -45.1% -12.0% 9.6% 2.9% -37.4% -44.1% 70.5% -31.3% 95.7%
ROIC 15.42
10.60
11.68
13.02
13.34
13.71
8.19
4.94
8.06
6.42
5.48
growth rate -31.3% 10.2% 11.5% 2.5% 2.8% -40.3% -39.7% 63.2% -20.4% -14.6%
Cur. Ratio 1.24
1.03
1.73
1.56
1.35
1.18
1.46
1.51
1.39
1.38
1.11
growth rate -16.9% 68.0% -9.8% -13.5% -12.6% 23.7% 3.4% -8.0% -0.7% -19.6%
Quick Ratio 0.15
0.12
0.58
0.30
0.15
0.08
0.12
0.16
0.18
0.14
0.29
growth rate -20.0% 383.3% -48.3% -50.0% -46.7% 50.0% 33.3% 12.5% -22.2% 107.1%
Leverage 5.53
5.48
1.72
1.89
1.91
2.03
2.23
2.24
2.09
2.08
3.94
growth rate -0.9% -68.6% 9.9% 1.1% 6.3% 9.9% 0.5% -6.7% -0.5% 89.4%
Balance Sheet Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18 Sep '19 Sep '20
Acct.Receivable 2.20
4.42
2.70
3.52
2.15
2.58
3.75
4.86
4.74
5.06
8.52
growth rate 101.1% -39.0% 30.3% -39.0% 20.0% 45.5% 29.7% -2.5% 6.8% 68.4%
Acct.Payable 22.44
34.08
38.22
33.84
49.90
53.62
56.85
61.10
63.16
69.16
growth rate 51.9% 12.2% -11.5% 47.5% 7.5% 6.0% 7.5% 3.4% 9.5%
Cur.Assets 30.10
35.08
58.91
59.87
67.11
82.28
97.33
108.22
110.95
115.18
143.41
growth rate 16.5% 67.9% 1.6% 12.1% 22.6% 18.3% 11.2% 2.5% 3.8% 24.5%
Total Assets 60.30
78.92
125.66
159.90
188.99
233.92
282.25
299.99
307.08
327.11
681.79
growth rate 30.9% 59.2% 27.3% 18.2% 23.8% 20.7% 6.3% 2.4% 6.5% 108.4%
Cash 0.40
0.38
17.29
8.63
5.11
2.92
4.02
6.52
9.40
6.21
28.53
growth rate -5.5% 4,474.3% -50.1% -40.8% -43.0% 37.8% 62.3% 44.1% -33.9% 359.2%
Inventory 25.60
29.82
37.54
45.47
58.38
74.82
86.33
93.61
94.23
96.18
100.18
growth rate 16.5% 25.9% 21.1% 28.4% 28.2% 15.4% 8.4% 0.7% 2.1% 4.2%
Cur.Liabilities 24.30
33.97
34.09
38.40
49.89
69.88
66.54
71.56
79.69
83.27
129.15
growth rate 39.8% 0.3% 12.7% 29.9% 40.1% -4.8% 7.5% 11.4% 4.5% 55.1%
Liabilities 49.40
64.52
52.71
75.37
90.13
118.44
155.52
166.11
160.36
170.21
508.73
growth rate 30.6% -18.3% 43.0% 19.6% 31.4% 31.3% 6.8% -3.5% 6.1% 198.9%
LT Debt 16.20
15.70
5.51
19.65
21.75
27.27
27.43
28.39
13.19
5.69
growth rate -3.1% -64.9% 256.3% 10.7% 25.4% 0.6% 3.5% -53.5% -56.9%
Equity 10.90
14.40
72.95
84.53
98.85
115.49
126.73
133.88
146.73
156.91
173.07
growth rate 32.1% 406.6% 15.9% 16.9% 16.8% 9.7% 5.7% 9.6% 6.9% 10.3%
Common Shares 22.00
22.00
22.00
22.00
22.00
23.00
23.00
22.00
22.00
23.00
23.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0% -4.4% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18 Sep '19 Sep '20
Capital Expenditures 11.40
20.45
25.26
39.71
36.51
36.75
53.76
41.14
23.69
30.03
26.75
growth rate 79.4% 23.5% 57.2% -8.1% 0.7% 46.3% -23.5% -42.4% 26.8% -10.9%
Cash Dividends 1.10
0.99
0.81
0.00
6.30
6.30
6.30
6.30
growth rate -10.0% -18.2% -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash From OA 7.60
16.74
25.20
25.72
31.75
41.00
28.83
40.85
42.86
37.38
66.50
growth rate 120.3% 50.5% 2.0% 23.5% 29.2% -29.7% 41.7% 4.9% -12.8% 77.9%
FCF per Share 0.18
-0.68
-0.30
0.14
-0.83
-0.32
0.63
0.49
1.56
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -22.2% 218.4%
Sale Purchase of Stock 45.62
-0.27
-0.83
-0.83
-0.83
-0.26
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF -4.00
-4.00
-0.10
-14.00
-5.00
4.00
-25.00
-0.29
19.00
5.00
37.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -73.7% 640.0%
Income Statement Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17 Sep '18 Sep '19 Sep '20
Sales 226.90
264.54
336.39
430.66
520.67
624.68
705.50
769.03
849.04
903.58
1,036.84
growth rate 16.6% 27.2% 28.0% 20.9% 20.0% 12.9% 9.0% 10.4% 6.4% 14.8%
Op.Income 9.00
3.50
6.65
10.55
24.25
28.63
20.38
14.10
15.64
17.15
28.36
growth rate -61.1% 89.8% 58.7% 129.8% 18.1% -28.8% -30.8% 10.9% 9.6% 65.4%
IBT 8.10
6.78
11.43
16.93
21.75
25.64
17.34
10.31
10.49
11.81
25.70
growth rate -16.3% 68.7% 48.1% 28.5% 17.8% -32.4% -40.6% 1.8% 12.6% 117.6%
Net Income 4.40
3.50
6.65
10.55
13.47
16.20
11.47
6.89
12.66
9.42
20.01
growth rate -20.4% 89.8% 58.7% 27.7% 20.3% -29.2% -39.9% 83.7% -25.6% 112.5%
EPS 0.20
0.16
0.30
0.47
0.60
0.72
0.51
0.31
0.56
0.42
0.89
growth rate -20.0% 87.5% 56.7% 27.7% 20.0% -29.2% -39.2% 80.7% -25.0% 111.9%
Gross Profit 67.10
77.38
99.06
125.73
151.50
182.10
201.77
212.34
225.57
238.75
331.14
growth rate 15.3% 28.0% 26.9% 20.5% 20.2% 10.8% 5.2% 6.2% 5.8% 38.7%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '19 Mar '20 Jun '20 Sep '20 Dec '20
Earnings BIT 2.85
13.26
6.69
5.57
5.20
growth rate 365.5% -49.6% -16.7% -6.6%
Balance Sheet Dec '19 Mar '20 Jun '20 Sep '20 Dec '20
Acct.Receivable 4.68
5.59
5.17
8.52
6.70
growth rate 19.5% -7.5% 64.7% -21.3%
Acct.Payable 62.22
70.77
69.56
69.16
65.75
growth rate 13.7% -1.7% -0.6% -4.9%
Cur.Assets 116.05
126.63
136.06
143.41
134.72
growth rate 9.1% 7.5% 5.4% -6.1%
Total Assets 669.33
676.59
675.38
681.79
664.09
growth rate 1.1% -0.2% 1.0% -2.6%
Cash 5.16
29.37
29.86
28.53
24.66
growth rate 469.6% 1.6% -4.4% -13.6%
Inventory 98.15
88.41
96.35
100.18
99.60
growth rate -9.9% 9.0% 4.0% -0.6%
Cur.Liabilities 118.05
127.75
128.58
129.15
125.93
growth rate 8.2% 0.7% 0.4% -2.5%
Liabilities 510.24
509.16
504.75
508.73
533.93
growth rate -0.2% -0.9% 0.8% 5.0%
LT Debt 8.29
0.00
33.25
growth rate -100.0%
Equity 159.09
167.44
170.63
173.07
130.16
growth rate 5.2% 1.9% 1.4% -24.8%
Common Shares 22.48
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.02
growth rate -99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '19 Mar '20 Jun '20 Sep '20 Dec '20
Capital Expenditures 11.99
7.78
4.52
3.48
3.27
growth rate -35.1% -41.9% -23.1% -5.8%
Cash Dividends -1.57
1.58
1.58
1.58
1.58
growth rate 100.0% 0.1% -0.1% 0.2%
Cash From OA 10.48
42.88
8.10
5.05
12.34
growth rate 309.2% -81.1% -37.7% 144.6%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF -1.51
35.10
3.58
1.57
9.07
growth rate 100.0% -89.8% -56.1% 477.3%
Income Statement Dec '19 Mar '20 Jun '20 Sep '20 Dec '20
Sales 229.49
277.52
265.11
264.18
265.05
growth rate 20.9% -4.5% -0.4% 0.3%
Op.Income 2.85
13.26
6.69
5.57
5.20
growth rate 365.5% -49.6% -16.7% -6.6%
IBT 2.31
12.74
6.18
4.47
4.69
growth rate 451.1% -51.5% -27.7% 5.0%
Net Income 1.87
9.72
4.69
3.73
3.63
growth rate 420.2% -51.7% -20.4% -2.7%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 60.52
89.78
84.47
84.47
85.48
growth rate 48.3% -5.9% 0.0% 1.2%
R&D
growth rate

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

A (89.22)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (56.12)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 28.64 16.31 43.20
EPS / Growth -16.7% 0.74 -12.1%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 14.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 5.3% 5.3%
Future PE 2.00 27.50 27.50
Future EPS 0.82 1.24 1.24
Value Price
MOS %
0.40
-96.7%
8.45
-30.0%
8.45
-30.0%
MOS Price 0.20 4.23 4.23
IRT 15.05 11.58 11.58

Graham Number:

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