Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.53-1.57 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.57. The company issued revenue guidance of $593-600 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $598.26 million.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Five Below from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $109.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, December 20th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Five Below from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, November 20th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Five Below from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report on Thursday, December 6th. Dougherty & Co raised shares of Five Below from a neutral rating to a buy rating and set a $130.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, November 26th. Finally, Loop Capital lowered shares of Five Below from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, January 9th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $121.24.

Five Below stock opened at $117.57 on Monday. Five Below has a 1 year low of $60.00 and a 1 year high of $136.13. The stock has a market cap of $6.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 65.68, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 0.56.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) last released its earnings results on Thursday, December 6th. The specialty retailer reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.05. Five Below had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 24.58%. The company had revenue of $312.82 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $303.54 million. Equities research analysts anticipate that Five Below will post 2.58 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Ronald Sargent sold 31,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.60, for a total value of $3,074,400.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider David N. Makuen sold 12,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $116.43, for a total transaction of $1,397,160.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 20,863 shares in the company, valued at $2,429,079.09. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 2.60% of the company’s stock.

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Five Below Company Profile

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 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, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty d├ęcor, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.

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