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Alcon (ALC) Frequently Asked Questions

What does Alcon do?

Alcon is one of the leading visioncare companies in the world. Following nine years as a Novartis subsidiary, it was spun off as a public company in April 2019. Alcon operates in two segments: visioncare and surgical. Visioncare comprises contact lenses, lenscare solutions, and a suite of ocular health products. With brands like Dailies, Total1, and Air Optix, Alcon controls one fourth of the U.S. contact lens market. Surgical comprises intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment, and consumables used during surgeries. Its main products include Centurion, a phacoemulsification device used during cataract surgeries, and a portfolio of IOLs including PanOptix and Vivity. Alcon has one of the largest installed bases of eye surgical equipment in the world.

What symbol and exchange does Alcon stock trade?

Alcon trades on the NYSE stock market under the symbol ALC.

What is Alcon stock price doing today?

As of July 12, 2024, ALC stock price climbed to $91.74 with 810,224 million shares trading.

What is Alcon's Beta?

ALC has a beta of 1.02, meaning it tends to be more sensitive to market movements. ALC has a correlation of 0.28 to the broad based SPY ETF.

How much is Alcon worth?

ALC has a market cap of $45.84 billion. This is considered a Large Cap stock.

How much money does Alcon make?

Last quarter Alcon reported $2 billion in Revenue and $.78 earnings per share. This fell short of revenue expectation by $-16 million and exceeded earnings estimates by $.06.

What is the highest and lowest price Alcon traded in the last 3 year period?

In the last 3 years, ALC stock traded as high as $92.65 and as low as $55.21.

What are the top ETFs holding Alcon?

The top ETF exchange traded funds that ALC belongs to (by Net Assets): DFIV, DFAI, DFIC, DFAX, LRGE.

Is Alcon (ALC) a good investment?

ALC stock has underperformed the market in the last year with a return of +9.9%, while SPY returned +27.1%. This shows that you would have done better investing in the overall market (through SPY) over the last year than in ALC shares. However, ALC has outperformed the market in the last 3 month and 2 week periods, returning +13.9% and +3.0%, while SPY returned +10.0% and +2.9%, respectively. This indicates ALC has been having a stronger performance recently.

What is the support and resistance for Alcon (ALC) stock price?

ALC support price is $89.43 and resistance is $91.65 (based on 1 day standard deviation move). This means that using the most recent 20 day stock volatility and applying a one standard deviation move around the stock's closing price, stastically there is a 67% probability that ALC stock will trade within this expected range on the day.