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Last $25.17 USD
Change Today -0.36 / -1.41%
Volume 75.3K
As of 6:40 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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Market Cap
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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates natural and organic groceries and dietary supplement retail stores in the United States. The company’s stores offer natural and organic grocery products, such as organic produce products; bulk food and private label products; dry, frozen, and canned groceries; meat and seafood products; dairy products and dairy substitutes; prepared foods; bread and baked products; and beverages. 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; household and general merchandise, including cleaning supplies, paper products, dish and laundry soap, and other common household products; and books and handouts. As of May 19, 2015, the company operated approximately 96 stores in 16 states. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. operates its retail stores under the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage trademark. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado.

2,004 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/11/14
Founded in 1955

natural grocers by vitamin c (NGVC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Co-President and Member of Compensa...
Total Annual Compensation: $607.8K
Co-President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $576.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting ...
Total Annual Compensation: $345.0K
Executive Vice President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $528.0K
Executive Vice President, Secretary, Director...
Total Annual Compensation: $528.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

natural grocers by vitamin c (NGVC) Key Developments

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage to Open its First Store in North Dakota on June 9, 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage will open its first store in North Dakota on June 9. The store, which opens at 8 a.m., is located at 4517 13th Ave. S in Fargo. As part the of the June 9 grand opening, the store will distribute mystery gift cards to the first 60 customers in line for the opening. Gift cards will be in the amount of $5, $10, $25, $50 and $100. Customers won't know the amount of their gift card until they check out. The opening of the Fargo store will kick-off with a series of free, grand opening celebrations, including food tastings, cooking demonstrations and nutrition classes with nutrition experts. All activities will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates: June 9: Opening Day with Paleo Wraps Cooking Demo; June 13: Block Party BBQ and Food Standards Tasting Fair; June 20: Spa Day Health Fair; June 27: Gluten-Free Tasting Expo and Health Fair; and July 11: Back to Roots Health Fair. Natural Grocers will provide the Fargo community with fresh produce that is exclusively USDA Certified Organic, as well as other healthy, affordable, organic and natural products. The store will feature a mix of national brands and locally-grown, raised and manufactured products from North Dakota in a small, friendly environment. The Fargo store will also feature a Nutritional Health Coach and offer free nutrition education classes to the public.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. Announces Consolidated Unaudited Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 31, 2015; Company Revised Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. announced consolidated unaudited earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $157,744,000 compared with $130,343,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $9,383,000 compared with $7,117,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $8,669,000 compared with $6,414,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $5,403,000 or $0.24 per diluted share compared with $3,999,000 or $0.18 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $14,532,000 compared with $11,234,000 for the same period a year ago. During the second quarter of fiscal 2015, net sales increased $27.4 million, or 21.0%, over the same period in fiscal 2014 due to a $20.2 million increase in sales from new stores and a $7.2 million, or 5.6%, increase in comparable store sales. The 5.6% increase in daily average comparable store sales in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 followed a 5.7% increase in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 and was driven by a 3.2% increase in daily average transaction count and a 2.2% increase in average transaction size. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $303,631,000 compared with $250,923,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $15,824,000 compared with $12,547,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $14,375,000 compared with $11,138,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income was $8,967,000 or $0.40 per diluted share compared with $6,921,000 or $0.31 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $24,329,000 compared with $15,648,000 for the same period a year ago. Acquisition of property and equipment was $15,957,000 compared with $17,853,000 for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $25,954,000 compared with $20,603,000 for the same period a year ago. During the first half of fiscal 2015, net sales increased $52.7 million, or 21.0%, over the same period in fiscal 2014 due to a $38.1 million increase in sales from new stores and a $14.6 million, or 5.9%, increase in comparable store sales. Daily average comparable store sales increased 5.9% in the first half of fiscal 2015 compared to an 8.1% increase in the first half of fiscal 2014. The 5.9% increase in the first half of fiscal 2015 was driven by a 3.3% increase in daily average transaction count and a 2.5% increase in average transaction size. The company revised earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. The company anticipates that fiscal 2015 results will be on the higher end of its net income and EBITDA margins. Daily average comparable store sales growth to be in the range of 5% to 8%, EBITDA as a percent of sales to be in the range of 7.3% to 7.5%, net income as a percent of sales to be in the range of 2.1% to 2.3% and diluted earnings per share to be in the range of $0.63 to $0.66. The company expects capital expenditures to be in the range of $41 million to $43 million compared with $45 million to $47 million previous guidance for the same period.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on May 07, 2015

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 2:30 PM, US Mountain Standard Time on May 07, 2015

 

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