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Village Super Market NasdaqGS:VLGE.A Stock Report

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18 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
VLGE.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health4/6

VLGE.A Stock Overview

Village Super Market, Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States.

Village Super Market Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Village Super Market
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$22.97
52 Week HighUS$25.09
52 Week LowUS$21.25
1 Month Change1.06%
3 Month Change3.80%
1 Year Change2.45%
3 Year Change-8.67%
5 Year Change-1.08%
Change since IPO502.49%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 24
Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGE.A) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.25

Village Super Market (NASDAQ:VLGE.A) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.25

Village Super Market, Inc. ( NASDAQ:VLGE.A ) will pay a dividend of US$0.25 on the 28th of July. This means the annual...

Shareholder Returns

VLGE.AUS Consumer RetailingUS Market

Return vs Industry: VLGE.A matched the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 3.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VLGE.A exceeded the US Market which returned -9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is VLGE.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
VLGE.A volatility
VLGE.A Average Weekly Movement2.9%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement5.8%
Market Average Movement7.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.1%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: VLGE.A is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VLGE.A's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19374,724Robert Sumas

Village Super Market, Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets in the United States. Its stores feature specialty departments, such as an on-site bakery, an expanded delicatessen; and various natural and organic foods, ethnic and international foods, prepared foods, and pharmacies. The company operates a chain of twenty-nine ShopRite supermarkets, five Fairway Markets, and three Gourmet Garage specialty markets located in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

Village Super Market Fundamentals Summary

How do Village Super Market's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
VLGE.A fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$333.44m
Earnings (TTM)US$23.01m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.07b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
VLGE.A income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$1.49b
Gross ProfitUS$583.20m
Other ExpensesUS$560.18m

Last Reported Earnings

Apr 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)1.59
Gross Margin28.18%
Net Profit Margin1.11%
Debt/Equity Ratio21.8%

How did VLGE.A perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is VLGE.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VLGE.A?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

VLGE.A key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.5x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does VLGE.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

VLGE.A PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for VLGE.A vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.1x
NGVC Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
IMKT.A Ingles Markets
WMK Weis Markets
SFM Sprouts Farmers Market
VLGE.A Village Super Market

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: VLGE.A is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.5x) compared to the peer average (13.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does VLGE.A's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Consumer Retailing Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: VLGE.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.5x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (18.6x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is VLGE.A's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

VLGE.A PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio14.5x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VLGE.A's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of VLGE.A when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: VLGE.A ($22.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($24.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VLGE.A is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Village Super Market forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Consumer Retailing industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Village Super Market has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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Past Performance

How has Village Super Market performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VLGE.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: VLGE.A's current net profit margins (1.1%) are higher than last year (1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VLGE.A's earnings have declined by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VLGE.A's earnings growth over the past year (20.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: VLGE.A earnings growth over the past year (20.4%) exceeded the Consumer Retailing industry 19.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: VLGE.A's Return on Equity (6.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Village Super Market's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VLGE.A's short term assets ($225.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($152.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: VLGE.A's short term assets ($225.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($399.5M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VLGE.A has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: VLGE.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.2% to 21.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: VLGE.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (90.6%).

Interest Coverage: VLGE.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (345.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Village Super Market current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: VLGE.A's dividend (4.35%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).

High Dividend: VLGE.A's dividend (4.35%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.99%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VLGE.A's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VLGE.A's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (61.5%), VLGE.A's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (59.9%), VLGE.A's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Robert Sumas (81 yo)





Mr. Robert P. Sumas has been Chief Executive Officer and a Vice Chairman at Village Super Market, Inc. since 2017 and served as its President since December 2009 until December 14, 2018. Mr. Sumas is respo...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD746.92K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.60M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VLGE.A's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: VLGE.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.4 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Village Super Market, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Village Super Market, Inc.
  • Ticker: VLGE.A
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1937
  • Industry: Food Retail
  • Sector: Consumer Retailing
  • Implied Market Cap: US$333.436m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.52m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Village Super Market, Inc.
  • 733 Mountain Avenue
  • Springfield
  • New Jersey
  • 7081
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/18 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/07/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.