National Vision Holdings Inc (EYE) SVP Chris Beasley Sells 25,000 Shares

National Vision Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:EYE) SVP Chris Beasley sold 25,000 shares of National Vision stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.99, for a total transaction of $674,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

EYE stock opened at $27.11 on Friday. National Vision Holdings Inc has a 12 month low of $25.60 and a 12 month high of $46.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 0.91 and a quick ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market cap of $2.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 45.93, a PEG ratio of 2.84 and a beta of 1.62.

National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.02. National Vision had a net margin of 1.12% and a return on equity of 6.29%. The firm had revenue of $461.22 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $455.42 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.35 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts expect that National Vision Holdings Inc will post 0.52 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of National Vision from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, March 4th. ValuEngine raised shares of National Vision from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 25th. Finally, Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of National Vision in a research note on Thursday, May 9th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $45.25.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in National Vision by 48.8% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,266,442 shares of the company’s stock valued at $192,587,000 after buying an additional 1,398,566 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in National Vision by 31.6% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,219,873 shares of the company’s stock valued at $118,873,000 after buying an additional 1,014,078 shares during the period. Select Equity Group L.P. boosted its position in National Vision by 23.6% in the 1st quarter. Select Equity Group L.P. now owns 3,793,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $119,231,000 after buying an additional 725,516 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in National Vision by 41.2% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,464,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,887,000 after buying an additional 1,010,344 shares during the period. Finally, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC boosted its position in National Vision by 3.1% in the 1st quarter. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC now owns 3,084,140 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,935,000 after buying an additional 92,065 shares during the period.

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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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