Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) has 1,989,646 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 18 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 2,011,868 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 110,002 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -1.1%, which amounts to -22,222 shares. Short positions are 22.3% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NYSE:NGVC): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $11.99 and $11.99 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $12.52. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $12.38, notching a gain of 3.77% for the day. The total traded volume was 119,035 . The stock had closed at $11.93 on the previous day.
In a related news, Cerkovnik Edward, director of Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage, Inc. had purchased 4,000 shares on August 3, 2016 in a transaction. The price per share was $12.85 and the total amount of the disclosed transaction was $51,400.The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing. This information is based on open market transaction at the market prices.
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 Companys 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. Natural Grocers other products include body care, pet care, household and general merchandise, and books and handouts. The Companys 107,000 square foot bulk food repackaging facility and distribution center is in Golden, Colorado. The Company stock approximately 400 titles in its book department. Titles cover various approaches to diet, lifestyle and health. The Companys subsidiaries include Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets, Inc. and Vitamin Cottage Two Ltd. Liability Company and Natural Systems, LLC.