Analysts predict that Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE – Get Rating) will announce $0.60 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have made estimates for Five Below’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.63 and the lowest is $0.57. Five Below reported earnings per share of $0.88 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 31.8%. The company is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Monday, January 1st.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Five Below will report full-year earnings of $5.55 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.33 to $5.70. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will report earnings of $6.80 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $6.33 to $7.10. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Five Below.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE – Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March 30th. The specialty retailer reported $2.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.48 by $0.01. Five Below had a return on equity of 27.29% and a net margin of 9.79%. The firm had revenue of $996.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.01 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.20 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.1% on a year-over-year basis.
Shares of NASDAQ FIVE opened at $179.54 on Thursday. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $164.32 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $181.16. Five Below has a one year low of $143.44 and a one year high of $237.86. The firm has a market cap of $10.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.27, a P/E/G ratio of 1.67 and a beta of 1.38.
A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. CNA Financial Corp increased its holdings in Five Below by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. CNA Financial Corp now owns 5,140 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,063,000 after purchasing an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System increased its holdings in Five Below by 0.4% in the third quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 15,252 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $2,697,000 after purchasing an additional 65 shares in the last quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp increased its holdings in Five Below by 7.0% in the fourth quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 1,015 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $210,000 after purchasing an additional 66 shares in the last quarter. People s United Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Five Below by 1.0% in the third quarter. People s United Financial Inc. now owns 7,284 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $1,288,000 after purchasing an additional 74 shares in the last quarter. Finally, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in Five Below by 71.3% in the third quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 185 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $33,000 after purchasing an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.35% of the company’s stock.
Five Below Company Profile (Get Rating)
Five Below, Inc operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty 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, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty dÃ©cor, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.
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