Credit Suisse Reaffirmed Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG) As “Outperform”; Has PT Of GBX 6200.00; Natural Grocers BY Vitamin Cotta (NGVC) SI Decreased By 2.84%

In a research report published on 3 January, Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG) stock had its “Outperform” Rating kept by investment analysts at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 6200.00 target on firm. Credit Suisse’s target would suggest a potential upside of 15.52% from the company’s last stock close price.

Natural Grocers BY Vitamin Cotta (NYSE:NGVC) had a decrease of 2.84% in short interest. NGVC’s SI was 2.20 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 2.84% from 2.27M shares previously. With 320,600 avg volume, 7 days are for Natural Grocers BY Vitamin Cotta (NYSE:NGVC)’s short sellers to cover NGVC’s short positions. The SI to Natural Grocers BY Vitamin Cotta’s float is 28.5%. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $8.87. About 66,118 shares traded. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) has declined 26.55% since January 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.25% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 10 investors sold Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. shares while 17 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 5.40 million shares or 24.49% less from 7.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tower Research Lc (Trc), New York-based fund reported 452 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 14,786 shares. Gsa Llp holds 66,200 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Moreover, River Road Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.07% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 645,577 shares. California State Teachers Retirement holds 0% or 13,199 shares in its portfolio. Geode Mgmt Ltd Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt accumulated 20 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt Inc reported 271 shares. Schwab Charles Management Incorporated accumulated 28,308 shares. Int Group Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 6,045 shares. Rutabaga Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com Ma holds 0.22% or 182,901 shares. Susquehanna Int Gru Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 0% or 11,176 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). 177 are owned by Glenmede Tru Co Na. Moreover, Macquarie Gru Ltd has 0% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 16,100 shares.

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 has market cap of $198.22 million. 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; and beverages. It has a 28.89 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s 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.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $553,219 activity. $553,219 worth of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) was sold by Buffa Sandra.

Among 13 analysts covering Natural Grocers (NYSE:NGVC), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Natural Grocers has $32 highest and $5.5 lowest target. $15.89’s average target is 79.14% above currents $8.87 stock price. Natural Grocers had 31 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 31. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, August 4 with “Hold”. SunTrust downgraded the shares of NGVC in report on Friday, February 3 to “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NGVC in report on Thursday, June 29 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 19 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, July 25.

Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products, and building materials in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Nordic, and Central Europe. The company has market cap of 13.22 billion GBP. It offers plumbing supplies to the residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial sectors for new construction, as well as for repair, maintenance, and improvement projects; and bathroom, kitchen, and lighting products. It has a 17.26 P/E ratio. The firm also distributes pipes, valves, fittings, hydrants, meters, and related water management products, as well as offers related services, such as water line tapping and pipe fusion for governments and municipal contractors, water treatment plant contractors, and waterworks contractors on residential, commercial, and municipal projects across the water, sanitary sewer, and storm water management markets.

The stock decreased 0.45% or GBX 24 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 5338. About 130,108 shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. Ferguson plc (LON:FERG) has 0.00% since January 4, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.