Analysts See $0.38 EPS for Five Below, Inc. (FIVE)

August 13, 2018 - By Patrick Harkless

Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.26, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Five Below, Inc. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 94 raised stakes. 58.32 million shares or 1.67% more from 57.36 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Us Retail Bank De has invested 0.02% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Aqr Cap Management Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Navellier Assoc invested in 3,697 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Wasatch Advsr invested in 2.35% or 2.48 million shares. Artemis Investment Management Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0.07% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Partnership has invested 0.11% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.05% or 191,500 shares in its portfolio. Buckingham Mngmt holds 286,474 shares. Moreover, Advisory Serv Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Raymond James has invested 0.01% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). 5,321 were accumulated by Montag & Caldwell Ltd Com. Atria Investments Limited Liability Corp reported 0.02% stake. Ls Investment Limited Liability owns 4,176 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 738,318 shares stake. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE).

Since April 18, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $16.89 million activity. Anderson Joel D had sold 20,929 shares worth $2.17 million on Tuesday, July 17. Shares for $480,538 were sold by Romanko Michael on Wednesday, April 18. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $211,210 was made by BARCLAY KATHLEEN S on Thursday, July 19. On Tuesday, July 17 the insider Vellios Thomas sold $6.19 million. SPECTER ERIC M had sold 16,193 shares worth $1.67 million. BULL KENNETH R had sold 19,204 shares worth $1.90M.

Analysts expect Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) to report $0.38 EPS on August, 29.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 26.67 % from last quarter’s $0.3 EPS. FIVE’s profit would be $21.14M giving it 69.69 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After having $0.35 EPS previously, Five Below, Inc.’s analysts see 8.57 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.62% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $105.93. About 492,016 shares traded. Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has risen 36.80% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.23% the S&P500.

Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Five Below had 16 analyst reports since February 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, June 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, June 8. On Thursday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, March 20. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 7 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, June 20 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by M Partners. As per Thursday, June 7, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 20 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Thursday, March 22 with “Buy”.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.89 billion. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and T-shirts, as well as beauty products comprising nail polish, lip gloss, fragrance, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, pillows, candles, incense, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customer's room and locker. It has a 51 P/E ratio. The firm also provides sport balls; team sports merchandise and fitness accessories, such as hand weights, jump ropes, and gym balls; games, including name brand board games, puzzles, toys, and plush items; and pool, beach and outdoor toys, games, and accessories.

More important recent Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy Now” on July 15, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “What Is Lifting Five Below’s Stock to All-Time Highs?”, Benzinga.com published: “Credit Suisse Downgrades Five Below After 63% Rally: ‘We See Risk-Reward As Balanced'” on July 20, 2018. More interesting news about Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Discount retailer Five Below to invest $70M, create 130 jobs at new distribution center” with publication date: July 18, 2018.

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