Market Price

22.50 

5.84 35.1%

as of Nov 16 '18

52 Week Range:

5.56 19.98


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

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 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; beverages; and beer, wine, and hard cider products. Its 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; 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 September 25, 2018, it operated 148 stores in 19 states. 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 '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Equity (BVPS) 0.00
17.43
23.04
0.90
3.63
4.26
5.00
5.61
5.91
growth rate 32.2% -96.1% 303.3% 17.4% 17.4% 12.2% 5.4%
Earnings BIT 7.09
8.06
6.78
11.43
16.93
24.25
28.63
20.38
14.10
growth rate 13.7% -15.9% 68.6% 48.1% 43.2% 18.1% -28.8% -30.8%
Avg.PE 75.19
84.75
43.22
27.96
21.70
26.22
growth rate 12.7% -49.0% -35.3% -22.4% 20.8%
ROA 0.00
7.31
5.03
6.50
7.39
7.72
7.66
4.44
2.37
growth rate -31.2% 29.2% 13.7% 4.5% -0.8% -42.0% -46.6%
ROE 0.00
40.45
27.70
15.22
13.40
14.69
15.12
9.47
5.29
growth rate -31.5% -45.1% -12.0% 9.6% 2.9% -37.4% -44.1%
ROIC 15.42
10.60
11.68
13.01
13.34
13.71
8.19
4.94
growth rate -31.3% 10.2% 11.4% 2.5% 2.8% -40.3% -39.7%
Cur. Ratio 1.24
1.03
1.73
1.56
1.35
1.18
1.46
1.51
growth rate -16.9% 68.0% -9.8% -13.5% -12.6% 23.7% 3.4%
Quick Ratio 0.15
0.12
0.58
0.30
0.15
0.08
0.12
0.16
growth rate -20.0% 383.3% -48.3% -50.0% -46.7% 50.0% 33.3%
Leverage 5.53
5.48
1.72
1.89
1.91
2.03
2.23
2.24
growth rate -0.9% -68.6% 9.9% 1.1% 6.3% 9.9% 0.5%
Balance Sheet Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Acct.Receivable 0.00
2.20
4.42
2.70
3.52
2.15
2.58
3.75
4.86
growth rate 101.1% -39.0% 30.3% -39.0% 20.0% 45.5% 29.7%
Acct.Payable 22.44
34.08
38.22
33.84
49.90
53.62
56.85
growth rate 51.9% 12.2% -11.5% 47.5% 7.5% 6.0%
Cur.Assets 0.00
30.10
35.08
58.91
59.87
67.11
82.28
97.33
108.22
growth rate 16.5% 67.9% 1.6% 12.1% 22.6% 18.3% 11.2%
Total Assets 0.00
60.30
78.92
125.66
159.90
188.99
233.92
282.25
299.99
growth rate 30.9% 59.2% 27.3% 18.2% 23.8% 20.7% 6.3%
Cash 0.00
0.40
0.38
17.29
8.63
5.11
2.92
4.02
6.52
growth rate -5.5% 4,474.3% -50.1% -40.8% -43.0% 37.8% 62.3%
Inventory 0.00
25.60
29.82
37.54
45.47
58.38
74.82
86.33
93.61
growth rate 16.5% 25.9% 21.1% 28.4% 28.2% 15.4% 8.4%
Cur.Liabilities 0.00
24.30
33.97
34.09
38.40
49.89
69.88
66.54
71.56
growth rate 39.8% 0.3% 12.7% 29.9% 40.1% -4.8% 7.5%
Liabilities 0.00
49.40
64.52
52.71
75.37
90.13
118.44
155.52
166.11
growth rate 30.6% -18.3% 43.0% 19.6% 31.4% 31.3% 6.8%
LT Debt 0.00
16.20
15.70
5.51
19.65
21.75
27.27
27.43
28.39
growth rate -3.1% -64.9% 256.3% 10.7% 25.4% 0.6% 3.5%
Equity 0.00
10.90
14.40
72.95
84.53
98.85
115.49
126.73
133.88
growth rate 32.1% 406.6% 15.9% 16.9% 16.8% 9.7% 5.7%
Common Shares 22.00
22.00
22.00
22.00
22.00
22.00
23.00
23.00
22.00
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0% -4.4%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Capital Expenditures 8.90
11.40
20.45
25.26
39.71
36.51
36.75
53.76
41.23
growth rate 28.1% 79.4% 23.5% 57.2% -8.1% 0.7% 46.3% -23.3%
Cash Dividends 2.00
1.10
0.99
0.81
0.00
growth rate -45.0% -10.0% -18.2% -100.0%
Cash From OA 11.60
7.60
16.74
25.20
25.72
31.75
41.00
28.83
40.85
growth rate -34.5% 120.3% 50.5% 2.0% 23.5% 29.2% -29.7% 41.7%
FCF per Share 0.18
-0.68
-0.30
0.14
-0.83
-0.32
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
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 3.00
-4.00
-4.00
-0.10
-14.00
-5.00
4.00
-25.00
-0.38
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% -100.0% 0.0%
Income Statement Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Sep '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Sep '17
Sales 206.10
226.90
264.54
336.39
430.66
520.67
624.68
705.50
769.03
growth rate 10.1% 16.6% 27.2% 28.0% 20.9% 20.0% 12.9% 9.0%
Op.Income 8.30
9.00
3.50
6.65
10.55
24.25
28.63
20.38
14.10
growth rate 8.4% -61.1% 89.8% 58.7% 129.8% 18.1% -28.8% -30.8%
IBT 7.10
8.10
6.78
11.43
16.93
21.75
25.64
17.34
10.31
growth rate 14.1% -16.3% 68.7% 48.1% 28.5% 17.8% -32.4% -40.6%
Net Income 3.50
4.40
3.50
6.65
10.55
13.47
16.20
11.47
6.89
growth rate 25.7% -20.4% 89.8% 58.7% 27.7% 20.3% -29.2% -39.9%
EPS 0.00
0.20
0.16
0.30
0.47
0.60
0.72
0.51
0.31
growth rate -20.0% 87.5% 56.7% 27.7% 20.0% -29.2% -39.2%
Gross Profit 60.10
67.10
77.38
99.06
125.73
151.50
182.10
201.77
212.34
growth rate 11.7% 15.3% 28.0% 26.9% 20.5% 20.2% 10.8% 5.2%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Earnings BIT 1.68
2.74
2.19
5.65
3.76
growth rate 63.2% -19.9% 157.5% -33.4%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Acct.Receivable 3.29
4.86
4.48
5.69
4.91
growth rate 48.0% -7.9% 27.1% -13.7%
Acct.Payable 57.49
56.85
52.16
60.56
58.21
growth rate -1.1% -8.2% 16.1% -3.9%
Cur.Assets 103.50
108.22
106.75
113.43
112.57
growth rate 4.6% -1.4% 6.3% -0.8%
Total Assets 297.79
299.99
299.34
304.87
307.61
growth rate 0.7% -0.2% 1.9% 0.9%
Cash 5.12
6.52
8.09
8.07
7.20
growth rate 27.3% 24.1% -0.2% -10.7%
Inventory 92.86
93.61
91.42
96.87
97.25
growth rate 0.8% -2.3% 6.0% 0.4%
Cur.Liabilities 74.08
71.56
69.94
76.64
76.54
growth rate -3.4% -2.3% 9.6% -0.1%
Liabilities 165.09
166.11
160.70
162.63
163.20
growth rate 0.6% -3.3% 1.2% 0.3%
LT Debt 27.48
28.39
24.59
19.59
16.29
growth rate 3.3% -13.4% -20.3% -16.8%
Equity 132.70
133.88
138.64
142.24
144.41
growth rate 0.9% 3.6% 2.6% 1.5%
Common Shares 0.02
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.02
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Capital Expenditures 13.15
4.48
4.93
5.63
6.11
growth rate -65.9% 9.9% 14.4% 8.5%
Cash Dividends
growth rate
Cash From OA 13.41
4.99
10.97
10.77
8.57
growth rate -62.8% 119.7% -1.8% -20.4%
Sale Purchase of Stock -0.26
0.03
-0.58
growth rate 100.0% -100.0%
FCF 0.26
0.51
6.04
5.14
2.45
growth rate 93.5% 1,087.4% -15.0% -52.2%
Income Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Sales 194.71
198.54
202.48
215.91
213.13
growth rate 2.0% 2.0% 6.6% -1.3%
Op.Income 1.68
2.74
2.19
5.65
3.76
growth rate 63.2% -19.9% 157.5% -33.4%
IBT 0.80
1.68
1.10
4.52
2.59
growth rate 110.0% -34.4% 309.8% -42.8%
Net Income 0.60
1.24
5.18
3.40
1.99
growth rate 106.7% 319.2% -34.3% -41.5%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 52.78
53.24
53.16
58.28
56.83
growth rate 0.9% -0.2% 9.6% -2.5%
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:

D (45.67)

YOY Growth Grade:

C (53.15)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 28.64 42.61 43.20
EPS / Growth -16.7% 0.53 -12.1%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

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

Equity Growth Rate: 19.6%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 1.0% 7.2% 7.2%
Future PE 2.00 28.75 28.75
Future EPS 0.58 1.06 1.06
Value Price
MOS %
0.29
-98.7%
7.52
-66.6%
7.52
-66.6%
MOS Price 0.14 3.76 3.76
IRT 35.38 19.43 19.43

Graham Number:

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