National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.02, MarketWatch Earnings reports. National Vision had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 6.75%. The company had revenue of $461.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $455.42 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.35 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. National Vision updated its FY 2019 guidance to EPS.
Shares of National Vision stock opened at $27.49 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2.08 billion, a P/E ratio of 61.09, a PEG ratio of 2.63 and a beta of 1.62. The company has a quick ratio of 0.47, a current ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77. National Vision has a 12-month low of $25.60 and a 12-month high of $46.63.
In other National Vision news, CEO L Reade Fahs sold 35,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.13, for a total value of $1,054,550.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders sold a total of 80,000 shares of company stock valued at $2,417,100 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.
National Vision Company Profile
National Vision Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an optical retailer primarily in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Owned & Host and Legacy. It offers eyeglasses and contact lenses, and optical accessory products, as well as eye exams through its America's Best, Eyeglass World, Vista Optical, and Vista Optical Military, as well as Vision Center brand stores; and provides health maintenance organization, vision care benefit plan, and optometric services.
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