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Natural Grocers: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) _ Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. (NGVC) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $1.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Lakewood, Colorado-based company said it had profit of 6 cents.

The retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements posted revenue of $227.2 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $9.4 million, or 42 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $903.6 million.

Natural Grocers expects full-year earnings to be 37 cents to 45 cents per share.

Natural Grocers shares have decreased 39% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $9.28, a decline of 44% in the last 12 months.

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