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.
High growth potential with excellent balance sheet.
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: Insufficient data to determine VITL's volatility change 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
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 ($29.43) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($17.89)
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 (154.5x) compared to the US Food industry average (25.4x).
PE vs Market: VITL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (154.5x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VITL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VITL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (8.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.2x).
How is Vital Farms forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VITL's forecast earnings growth (50.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: VITL's earnings (50.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VITL's revenue (23% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VITL's revenue (23% 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 (1%).
How has Vital Farms performed over the past 5 years?
Last years earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VITL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VITL's current net profit margins (2.6%) are higher than last year (2.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: Insufficient data to compare VITL's past year earnings growth to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VITL earnings growth over the past year (62.7%) exceeded the Food industry -6.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VITL's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
How is Vital Farms's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($145.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($26.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($145.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($9.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VITL's debt to equity ratio (5.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VITL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (126.4%).
Interest Coverage: VITL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (34.8x coverage).
What is Vital Farms's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VITL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Diez-Canseco (48 yo)
Mr. Russell Diez-Canseco has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Farms, Inc. since May 1, 2019 and as a Member of Board of Directors since December 2019 and served as Chief Operating Office...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD2.82M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.56M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Russell's compensation with company performance.
|Founder & Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||US$261.10k||27.01% |
|Chief Marketing Officer||1.5yrs||US$1.03m||0% |
|Vice President of Finance||no data||US$1.49m||0% |
|COO & CFO||0.83yr||no data||0.00062% |
|Chief Sales Officer||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Controller||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VITL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Founder & Executive Chairman||1.5yrs||US$261.10k||27.01% |
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$145.37k||0% |
|Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$145.37k||0% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||no data||0.010% |
|Independent Director||0.50yr||no data||0.023% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||no data||3.89% |
Experienced Board: VITL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 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$1.160b
- Shares outstanding: 39.43m
- Website: https://www.vitalfarms.com
Number of Employees
- Vital Farms, Inc.
- 3601 South Congress Avenue
- Suite C100
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|5KH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2020|
|VITL||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2020|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/29 23:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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