National Vision (EYE) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS

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.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on EYE shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of National Vision from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 14th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of National Vision from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 25th. Finally, Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price on shares of National Vision in a research report on Thursday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. National Vision presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $45.25.

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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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Earnings History for National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE)

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