National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE) went up by 1.95% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $65.92. The company’s stock price has collected -10.79% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 12/01/21 that National Vision Investor Relations Named to Institutional Investor’s 2022 All-America Executive Team
Is It Worth Investing in National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ :EYE) Right Now?
National Vision Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:EYE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 24.32 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for EYE is at 1.74. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for National Vision Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $61.09, which is $18.16 above the current price. EYE currently public float of 80.76M and currently shorts hold a 7.35% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of EYE was 735.57K shares.
EYE’s Market Performance
EYE stocks went down by -10.79% for the week, with a monthly drop of -11.26% and a quarterly performance of -24.19%, while its annual performance rate touched -17.35%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.68% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.65% for National Vision Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.65% for EYE stocks with a simple moving average of -17.93% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of EYE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EYE stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for EYE by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for EYE in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $57 based on the research report published on November 15th of the previous year 2021.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EYE reach a price target of $50, previously predicting the price at $63. The rating they have provided for EYE stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on November 12th, 2021.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “Overweight” to EYE, setting the target price at $70 in the report published on October 14th of the previous year.
EYE Trading at -14.96% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EYE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.88% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.65%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.68%, as shares sank -11.04% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -30.35% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, EYE fell by -10.79%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -1.58% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $46.73. In addition, National Vision Holdings Inc. saw -10.54% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EYE starting from Brandman Jared, who sale 8,824 shares at the price of $55.56 back on Aug 20. After this action, Brandman Jared now owns 7,106 shares of National Vision Holdings Inc., valued at $490,235 using the latest closing price.
FAHS L READE, the Chief Executive Officer of National Vision Holdings Inc., sale 31,592 shares at $55.21 during a trade that took place back on Aug 18, which means that FAHS L READE is holding 612,508 shares at $1,744,258 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for EYE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +6.44 for the present operating margin
- +48.70 for the gross margin
The net margin for National Vision Holdings Inc. stands at +2.12. The total capital return value is set at 6.00, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.04. Equity return is now at value 16.90, with 6.60 for asset returns.
Based on National Vision Holdings Inc. (EYE), the company’s capital structure generated 114.85 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 53.46. Total debt to assets is 44.61, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 108.01. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 50.27.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.98, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.24. The receivables turnover for the company is 33.41 and the total asset turnover is 0.78. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.72.