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How to buy National Vision (EYE) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in National Vision stocks.

National Vision is a specialty retail business based in the US. National Vision stocks (EYE.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $49.74 – a decrease of 4.01% over the previous week. National Vision employs 12,792 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.1 billion.

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  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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National Vision stock price (NASDAQ:EYE)

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National Vision shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$37.86
52-week range$37.96 - $65.92
50-day moving average $48.77
200-day moving average $52.24
Wall St. target price$61.09
PE ratio 22.2448
Dividend yield $2.98 (7.29%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.77

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Is it a good time to buy National Vision stock?

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National Vision price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.86 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -4.01%
1 month (2021-12-22) -19.46%
3 months (2021-10-22) -37.43%
6 months (2021-07-22) -27.04%
1 year (2021-01-22) -21.37%
2 years (2020-01-22) 8.05%
3 years (2019-01-22) 18.42%
5 years (2017-01-18) N/A

Is National Vision under- or over-valued?

Valuing National Vision stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of National Vision's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

National Vision's P/E ratio

National Vision's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, National Vision shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

National Vision's EBITDA

National Vision's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $311.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a National Vision's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

National Vision financials

Revenue TTM $2.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.32%
Gross profit TTM $918.5 million
Return on assets TTM 5.75%
Return on equity TTM 16.95%
Profit margin 7.49%
Book value $11.96
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

National Vision share dividends

We're not expecting National Vision to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

National Vision share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, National Vision's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.96 up to $65.92. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EYE.US volatility(beta: 1.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while National Vision's is 1.7339. This would suggest that National Vision's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

National Vision overview

National Vision Holdings, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, operates as an optical retailer in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Owned & Host and Legacy. It offers eyeglasses and contact lenses, and optical accessory products; provides eye exams through its America's Best, Eyeglass World, Vista Optical, Fred Meyer, and Vista Optical military, as well as Vision Center branded stores; and offers health maintenance organization and optometric services. As of January 2, 2021, the company operated through 1,205 retail stores, as well as various e-commerce websites. National Vision Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia.

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