EYE National Vision

Filed: 26 Feb 20, 6:10am

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event reported):
February 26, 2020
National Vision Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number 001-38257
Delaware 46-4841717
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
2435 Commerce Ave.  
Building 2200 30096
Duluth,Georgia (Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices)  
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share EYE Nasdaq
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On February 26, 2020, National Vision Holdings, Inc. (“National Vision”) issued a press release announcing it's financial results for the quarter and full fiscal year ended December 28, 2019. As disclosed in the press release, beginning with the first quarter of 2020, National Vision intends to update certain components of its presentation of non-GAAP financial measures. First, the company will begin reporting the new measures, Adjusted Operating Income and Adjusted Operating Margin, as described further in the “Non-GAAP Financial Measures” section of the press release. In addition, consistent with its presentation of Adjusted Operating Income, beginning with the first quarter of fiscal 2020, the company will update its definitions (the “2020 Definitions”) of Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS, so that such measures no longer exclude new store pre-opening expenses and non-cash rent. The fiscal 2020 outlook presented in the press release gives effect to the 2020 Definitions.

In connection with the updates to the presentation of non-GAAP financial measures, on February 26, 2020, National Vision also made available on the Investor page of its website ( certain supplemental information, including a reconciliation of Non-GAAP to GAAP financial measures utilizing the 2019 definitions (where applicable) and 2020 Definitions for Adjusted Operating Income, Adjusted EBITDA, Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Diluted EPS for the three-month periods within and the fiscal years ended December 28, 2019 and December 29, 2018.

Copies of the press release and supplemental non-GAAP information are furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively, and are incorporated by reference herein.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including exhibits, is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any of National Vision’s filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits.
See the Exhibit Index immediately preceding the signature page hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Exhibit No.Description
National Vision Holdings, Inc. Press Release dated February 26, 2020.
National Vision Holdings, Inc. Non-GAAP Measures Supplemental Tables
104The cover page of the Company’s Press Release on Form 8-K for the period ended December 28, 2019, formatted in Inline XBRL (included within the Exhibit 101 attachments)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
    National Vision Holdings, Inc.
Date: February 26, 2020 By: /s/ Jared Brandman
  Name: Jared Brandman
  Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary