Five Below (FIVE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVEGet Rating) will be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 30th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.14 per share for the quarter. Persons that are interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVEGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.77 by ($0.03). Five Below had a return on equity of 21.52% and a net margin of 8.19%. The company had revenue of $668.93 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $681.30 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.15 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Five Below to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Five Below Trading Up 3.4 %

FIVE opened at $159.77 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $8.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.59, a PEG ratio of 1.87 and a beta of 1.17. Five Below has a 1-year low of $109.49 and a 1-year high of $215.89. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $142.91 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $133.81.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. StockNews.com assumed coverage on Five Below in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “sell” rating for the company. The Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $157.00 price objective on shares of Five Below in a report on Friday, September 2nd. MKM Partners started coverage on shares of Five Below in a report on Thursday, July 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $115.00 target price on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group cut their price target on Five Below from $158.00 to $150.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, September 1st. Finally, UBS Group dropped their price objective on Five Below from $180.00 to $165.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $171.21.

Insider Activity at Five Below

In other Five Below news, Director Zuhairah Scott Washington sold 550 shares of Five Below stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total value of $77,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,340 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $327,600. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 1.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Five Below

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its stake in shares of Five Below by 93.0% in the first quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 193 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $31,000 after purchasing an additional 93 shares during the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its position in shares of Five Below by 29.6% in the 3rd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 350 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $48,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the last quarter. Covestor Ltd increased its stake in shares of Five Below by 108.6% during the first quarter. Covestor Ltd now owns 582 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $92,000 after buying an additional 303 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Five Below during the first quarter valued at approximately $209,000. Finally, Creative Planning lifted its stake in Five Below by 54.0% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,165 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $246,000 after acquiring an additional 759 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 96.51% of the company’s stock.

About Five Below

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Five Below, Inc operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and t-shirts, as well as nail polishes, lip glosses, fragrances, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, such as glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty décor, accent furniture, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.

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