$1.16 EPS Expected for Five Below, Inc. (FIVE)

March 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

 $1.16 EPS Expected for Five Below, Inc. (FIVE)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold Five Below, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 59.77 million shares or 0.41% less from 60.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management accumulated 312 shares. State Street invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 0.05% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Citadel Advisors Lc reported 0.01% stake. 2,110 are owned by First Mercantile Trust. 1.27M were reported by Invesco Ltd. Bankshares Of Montreal Can accumulated 34,634 shares. The Minnesota-based Riverbridge Partners Ltd has invested 2.26% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Hsbc Public Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 8,325 shares. Piedmont Invest Ltd Liability invested in 12,025 shares. Wells Fargo Communication Mn holds 0.01% or 591,041 shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 0.01% or 33,000 shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability accumulated 22,693 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Financial Advsr has 0.01% invested in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) for 17,706 shares. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Lc has invested 0.01% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE).

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $10.21 million activity. $7.86 million worth of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) was sold by Vellios Thomas. On Thursday, December 14 SPECTER ERIC M sold $1.01M worth of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) or 15,000 shares.

Analysts expect Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) to report $1.16 EPS on March, 21 after the close.They anticipate $0.26 EPS change or 28.89 % from last quarter’s $0.9 EPS. FIVE’s profit would be $64.08M giving it 14.77 P/E if the $1.16 EPS is correct. After having $0.18 EPS previously, Five Below, Inc.’s analysts see 544.44 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $68.52. About 280,549 shares traded. Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has risen 35.78% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.08% the S&P500.

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

Among 20 analysts covering Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Five Below had 56 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) earned “Buy” rating by M Partners on Tuesday, February 20. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 7 by Loop Capital. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, June 3. UBS maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $64 target in Friday, December 1 report. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FIVE in report on Thursday, September 1 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, June 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. UBS maintained Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) on Friday, June 2 with “Buy” rating.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.79 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 44.9 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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Buy Five Below, Inc.: Outstanding Growth In The Tough Retail Sector” on March 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Five Below Appoints Dinesh Lathi to Board of Directors”, Investorplace.com published: “Why Big Lots, Inc. Stock Just Hit Rock Bottom” on March 13, 2018. More interesting news about Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Five Below, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call” with publication date: March 07, 2018.

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