News headlines about National Vision (NASDAQ:EYE) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Vision earned a news impact score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.881113597297 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- FY2017 EPS Estimates for National Vision Holdings Inc (EYE) Increased by Analyst (americanbankingnews.com)
- Morgan Stanley Keeps Overweight On National Vision After First Earnings Report (finance.yahoo.com)
- Morgan Stanley Analysts Give National Vision (EYE) a $36.00 Price Target (americanbankingnews.com)
- National Vision (EYE) Given a $37.00 Price Target at Wells Fargo & Company (americanbankingnews.com)
- BRIEF-National Vision Holdings Reports Q3 Earnings Per Share $0.03 (businessinsider.com)
Shares of National Vision (NASDAQ EYE) traded down $0.21 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $34.95. The company had a trading volume of 341,760 shares, compared to its average volume of 393,285. National Vision has a 1-year low of $27.19 and a 1-year high of $35.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.59, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 0.82.
In related news, CFO Patrick R. Moore purchased 4,500 shares of National Vision stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $22.00 per share, with a total value of $99,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, COO Raymond J. Mcallister purchased 11,200 shares of National Vision stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $22.00 per share, for a total transaction of $246,400.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here.
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About National Vision
National Vision Holdings, Inc is an optical retail company. The Company is focused on offering a variety of products and services for customers’ eye care needs. The Company’s segments include owned & host segment and legacy segment. The owned & host segment includes two owned brands, America’s Best and Eyeglass World, and Vista Optical locations in Fred Meyer stores.
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