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

August 13, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.26, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It increased, 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.
Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 160,365 shares. Sg Americas Secs holds 9,679 shares. Regions Fincl holds 0.01% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) or 11,543 shares. Advent Corp Ma reported 0.59% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Us Bank De invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Bell Bankshares holds 6,644 shares. Glenmede Trust Company Na accumulated 768,902 shares. Parametric Port Associate Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). World Asset Mgmt accumulated 2,807 shares. Acg Wealth has invested 0.21% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Advsrs Asset stated it has 33 shares. Legal And General Gp Plc owns 113,254 shares. Ls Advsrs Lc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.04% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Laurion Limited Partnership holds 21,333 shares.

Since April 18, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $16.89 million activity. 20,929 Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) shares with value of $2.17 million were sold by Anderson Joel D. Shares for $3.61 million were sold by RYAN THOMAS M on Friday, July 20. SPECTER ERIC M also sold $1.67M worth of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) on Tuesday, July 17. BULL KENNETH R sold $1.90M worth of stock or 19,204 shares. Romanko Michael sold $659,170 worth of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) on Monday, June 25. BARCLAY KATHLEEN S also sold $211,210 worth of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) shares.

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 has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, June 7. The company was maintained on Friday, March 23 by Loop Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 20 by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 20 by M Partners. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $111 target in Thursday, June 7 report. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, June 20 with “Equal-Weight”. On Thursday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, May 25. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 8 report.

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: Nasdaq.com which released: “What Is Lifting Five Below’s Stock to All-Time Highs?” on July 19, 2018, also Fool.com published article titled: “3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy Now”, 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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