National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE) went down by -0.20% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The share price of the Specialty Retail giant went up by $30.38 to trade ended Thursday trading at $30.44. This is down from the $30.44 price recorded on Wednesday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, EYE is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $43.00 and further from the lowest price target of $23.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with EYE down by -6.32% year-to-date.
National Vision Holdings Inc. (EYE) started the day trading at $29.77 and recorded an intraday high of $30.59. It also recorded an intraday low of $29.55 during Thursday’s trading session. National Vision Holdings Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -11.67% of the average daily trading volume on Thursday. The stock’s trading volume on Thursday was 1074634, which is less than -11.67 of the total average daily trading volume of 1.20 million.
National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in EYE’s stock price on Thursday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of EYE currently stands at $39.88, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 23.82%. However, EYE’s current trading price is -159.66% lower than the 52-week low price of $11.70. In terms of trading volume, National Vision Holdings Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 1074634 shares of National Vision Holdings Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Thursday, which is less than -11.67% of the 1.20 million average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. EYE’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -2.13%, while the stock has gone down by -8.30% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of EYE currently stands at 37.16%, and it is up by 6.56% in the last month. The only negative figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads -0.98%. At the time of writing EYE’s report, the company has a total market cap of $2.45B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.National Vision Holdings Inc. also has over 11781 employees all over the world.
EYE Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are down by -2.70%.For National Vision Holdings Inc. insiders bought 14,528 shares in 4 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 75,000 of their shares in 1 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at National Vision Holdings Inc. now hold 2.17M shares, which is over 112.12% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the EYE shares, as they control 2.71% of the company’s total stock.
EYE Fundamental Analysis
For National Vision Holdings Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 0.31. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 0.60. The EPS growth will slow down over the next five years to -5.60% after surging by 26.30% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, National Vision Holdings Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is shrinking at -0.53, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 26.30% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on National Vision Holdings Inc.’s stock currently stands at 4.90%, and it has a net profit margin of 1.40%. The operating margin of the company is 2.80%, and its gross margin is 53.10%.
EYE Analysts Prediction
and Loop Capital also reiterate their Buy position on the stock ($30 and $37).
Goldman and Berenberg also believe that National Vision Holdings Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, National Vision Holdings Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.91, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.91.
EYE Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of EYE currently stands at 3.26%, while the SMA50 is 12.61%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 8.00% ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 54.82, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 98.96.