Media headlines about Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage earned a news impact score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.1532740374649 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on NGVC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Monday, August 21st. Citigroup Inc. cut their price target on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from $10.50 to $7.50 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 14th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 price target (down previously from $12.00) on shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Wolfe Research upgraded shares of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.92.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC) opened at $5.21 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.40, a quick ratio of 0.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The firm has a market cap of $119.58, a P/E ratio of 16.66, a P/E/G ratio of 2.93 and a beta of 0.85. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a 1 year low of $4.79 and a 1 year high of $13.79.

In related news, CFO Sandra Buffa sold 100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.53, for a total transaction of $553,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 135,091 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $747,053.23. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 60.00% of the company’s stock.

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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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