VITL Stock Overview
Vital Farms, Inc., an ethical food company, provides pasture-raised products in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$13.54|
|52 Week High||US$20.17|
|52 Week Low||US$7.89|
|1 Month Change||42.98%|
|3 Month Change||7.89%|
|1 Year Change||-20.54%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||-61.60%|
Recent News & Updates
Vital Farms Q2 2022 Earnings Preview
Vital Farms (NASDAQ:VITL) is scheduled to announce Q2 earnings results on Thursday, August 4th, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is -$0.03 (vs. $0.09 last year) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $79.61M (+32.0% Y/Y). Over the last 3 months, EPS estimates have seen 3 upward revisions and 2 downward. Revenue estimates have seen 1 upward revision and 0 downward.
Vital Farms: Taking Market Share In The Egg Distribution Space
Today, we take our first in-depth look at Vital Farms Inc. This ethical food company is rapidly taking market share in egg distribution thanks to its business model and changing customer preferences. A full investment analysis follows in the paragraphs below.
|VITL||US Food||US Market|
Return vs Industry: VITL underperformed the US Food industry which returned 6.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VITL underperformed the US Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.
|VITL Average Weekly Movement||10.6%|
|Food Industry Average Movement||6.1%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: VITL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VITL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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. Vital Farms, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Vital Farms Fundamentals Summary
|VITL fundamental statistics|
Is VITL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VITL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$214.68m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 26, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.09%|
How did VITL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is VITL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for VITL?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is VITL's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does VITL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|VITL PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
SENE.A Seneca Foods
TTCF Tattooed Chef
CVGW Calavo Growers
VITL Vital Farms
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: VITL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the peer average (1.1x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does VITL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Food Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: VITL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Food industry average (1.2x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is VITL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.8x|
|Fair PS Ratio||2.1x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: VITL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (2.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of VITL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: VITL ($13.54) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($110.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VITL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Vital Farms forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Future Growth Score4/6
Future Growth Score 4/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VITL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: VITL is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: VITL is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: VITL's revenue (18.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VITL's revenue (18.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower 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 (7.1%).
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How has Vital Farms performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VITL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: VITL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VITL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VITL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: VITL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (5.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VITL has a negative Return on Equity (-4.15%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Vital Farms's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($143.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($46.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: VITL's short term assets ($143.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VITL is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VITL had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: VITL has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: VITL has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Vital Farms's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VITL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VITL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as VITL has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Russell Diez-Canseco (49 yo)
Mr. Russell Diez-Canseco has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vital Farms, Inc. since May 1, 2019 and as a Member of Board of Directors since December 2019 and served as Chief Operating Office...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Russell's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.70M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Russell's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: VITL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: VITL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 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: VITL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Vital Farms, Inc.'s 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
- Implied Market Cap: US$550.808m
- Shares outstanding: 40.68m
- Website: https://www.vitalfarms.com
Number of Employees
- Vital Farms, Inc.
- 3601 South Congress Avenue
- Suite C100
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
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.