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Natural Grocers (NGVC) in Focus: Stock Tumbles 8.7%
January 29, 2014


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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NGVC - Free Report) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell by over 8% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the most recent downtrend for NGVC as the stock is now down almost 18% since Jan 14.

This organic grocery store operator has seen a flat record when it comes to current year estimate revisions over the past few weeks. None of the estimates were revised on either side and the consensus for earnings hasn’t been in a trend either. This recent price action is discouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future, and especially on earnings estimates following the recent slump.

NGVC currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP of 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the consumer staples sector include Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN - Free Report) , The WhiteWave Foods Company (WWAV - Free Report) and Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM - Free Report) . While Tyson Foods and WhiteWave Foods carry a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Sprouts Farmers holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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