National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 2.20% or $0.61 shares. The trading starts at $28.90 and closed at $27.54 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $27.075 and day high was $28.90 on Friday, June 12. After the session, the Consumer Cyclical sector daily volume shifted to 0.81 million while its average volume is 1.28M. In other hand, the EYE market cap reached to $2.21B. While, its current target price is $28.15 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -11.47% and up 17.22% for month. Its quarterly performance was -7.33% below, while its half year performance is down -8.11%. EYE yearly performance stood at negative -6.99% and fall -13.21% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for National Vision Holdings Inc. is 1.70.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. EYE EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.31. EPS for this year is 34.20%, while for the next year its value is 0.59. Its EPS Q/Q reached -44.60%. It has an EPS of 26.30% up for past five years and for the next five years will be down -5.60%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on EYE for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 12 of 13 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $23.00-$43.00. Average target price for EYE was reached at $33.58.
Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C., JP Morgan Chase & Company and Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) are the top three holders in National Vision Holdings Inc. (EYE) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Adage Capital Partners GP L.L.C. has 7.79 million shares which valued 151.38 million. On Mar 30, 2020, JP Morgan Chase & Company owned 7.7 million shares which valued at 149.51 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has a total of 7.34 million shares which valued at 142.48 million. In the end, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) have 9.14% shares outstanding of National Vision Holdings Inc. (EYE) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.40%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.31. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 13 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.52, while 0.2 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for EYE published in the report was -0.92–0.21 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.2 which is lower than 0.28 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for EYE rise 0.42% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 11.50% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 2.54%. The moving average value for National Vision Holdings Inc. (EYE) is 29.00 and 26.81 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in EYE stock. On Jan 23, FAHS L READE, Chief Executive Officer, sold 75,000 trading shares at the cost of $36.50, which valued at 2.74 million. On Dec 18, Moore Patrick R., SVP, Chief Financial Officer, sold 69,977 shares at the cost of $32.00, with total shares of 4,500. On Dec 17, Moore Patrick R., SVP, Chief Financial Officer, sold 23 shares at the cost of 32.00. After this transaction, Moore Patrick R. total shares reached to 4,500 which valued at 736.0.