Vital Farms, Inc., an ethical food company, provides pasture-raised products in the United States. More Details
No risks detected for VITL from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Vital Farms's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: VITL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VITL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how VITL performed against the US Food industry.
Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how VITL performed against the US Market.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Vital Farms's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Vital Farms undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: VITL ($21.01) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.62)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VITL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VITL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.1x) compared to the US Food industry average (22.4x).
PE vs Market: VITL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (65.1x) compared to the US market (19.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VITL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VITL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.3x).
How is Vital Farms forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VITL's forecast earnings growth (48.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: VITL's earnings (48.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VITL's revenue (20.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VITL's revenue (20.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: VITL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.2%).
How has Vital Farms performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VITL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VITL's current net profit margins (4.6%) are higher than last year (0.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VITL's earnings have grown significantly by 54.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VITL's earnings growth over the past year (705.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (54.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VITL earnings growth over the past year (705.6%) exceeded the Food industry 23.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VITL's Return on Equity (7.1%) is considered low.
How is Vital Farms's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($136.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($23.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($136.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($3.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VITL is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VITL had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: VITL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: VITL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Vital Farms's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VITL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Diez-Canseco (47 yo)
Mr. Russell Diez-Canseco has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Farms, Inc. since May 1, 2019 and as a Member of Board of Directors since December 2019 and served as Chief Operating Office...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Russell's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: VITL's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: VITL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: VITL only recently listed within the past 12 months.
Vital Farms, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Vital Farms, Inc.
- Ticker: VITL
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: US$839.668m
- Shares outstanding: 39.97m
- Website: https://www.vitalfarms.com
Number of Employees
- Vital Farms, Inc.
- 3601 South Congress Avenue
- Suite C100
- United States
Vital Farms, Inc., an ethical food company, provides pasture-raised products in the United States. It offers shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, ghee, liquid whole eggs, and egg bite products. The compan...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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