Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) is set to post its Q416 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 17th. Analysts expect Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage to post earnings of $0.08 per share and revenue of $184.32 million for the quarter.

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) opened at 12.00 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $269.92 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.05 and a beta of 0.91. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. has a 12-month low of $10.63 and a 12-month high of $22.43. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $11.85 and a 200 day moving average of $12.54.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 3.1% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,197,149 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,623,000 after buying an additional 36,030 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 4.5% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 252,808 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,299,000 after buying an additional 10,943 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 1.7% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 239,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,122,000 after buying an additional 4,015 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 1.9% in the second quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 183,773 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,398,000 after buying an additional 3,479 shares in the last quarter. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its stake in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage by 7.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 149,716 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,955,000 after buying an additional 10,069 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 31.47% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently commented on NGVC shares. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $14.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 27th. Barclays PLC started coverage on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in a report on Friday, September 23rd. They issued an “equal weight” rating and a $12.00 price target for the company. Finally, Jefferies Group set a $15.00 price target on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, October 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.20.

About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

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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