Five Below (FIVE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVEGet Rating) is set to announce 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. Investors that are interested in registering for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVEGet Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August 31st. The specialty retailer reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.77 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $668.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $681.30 million. Five Below had a return on equity of 21.52% and a net margin of 8.19%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.15 EPS. 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 Stock Up 3.4 %

NASDAQ:FIVE opened at $159.77 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $8.87 billion, a PE ratio of 37.59, a P/E/G ratio of 1.87 and a beta of 1.17. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $142.91 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $133.81. Five Below has a 52 week low of $109.49 and a 52 week high of $215.89.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

FIVE has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upped their price target on Five Below from $204.00 to $205.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. KeyCorp cut their target price on shares of Five Below from $190.00 to $172.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. Telsey Advisory Group dropped their price objective on shares of Five Below from $158.00 to $150.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, September 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Five Below from $159.00 to $184.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Monday, October 31st. Finally, MKM Partners started coverage on Five Below in a report on Thursday, July 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $115.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, Five Below presently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $171.21.

Insider Transactions at Five Below

In related news, Director Zuhairah Scott Washington sold 550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total transaction of $77,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 2,340 shares in the company, valued at approximately $327,600. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 1.90% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Five Below

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wasatch Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Five Below by 21.4% during the first quarter. Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 2,676,533 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $423,883,000 after acquiring an additional 471,349 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in Five Below by 114.5% during the 1st quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 287,319 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $45,503,000 after purchasing an additional 153,367 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in Five Below during the 1st quarter valued at $21,459,000. Alyeska Investment Group L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Five Below in the 1st quarter worth $19,983,000. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Five Below during the 1st quarter worth $18,553,000. 96.51% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Five Below Company Profile

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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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