Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) Releases Q4 2019 After-Hours Earnings Guidance

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) updated its fourth quarter 2019
After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.97-2.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $717-732 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $733.97 million.Five Below also updated its FY 2019
After-Hours guidance to 3.11-3.19 EPS.

Several brokerages have issued reports on FIVE. William Blair began coverage on shares of Five Below in a report on Friday, October 4th. They issued an outperform rating on the stock. Barclays reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of Five Below in a report on Friday, August 30th. Deutsche Bank set a $146.00 target price on shares of Five Below and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, August 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Five Below from $140.00 to $143.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Thursday, August 29th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Five Below from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Saturday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $137.78.

NASDAQ FIVE traded up $2.04 on Wednesday, hitting $118.06. 3,068,148 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,000,913. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $126.28 and a two-hundred day moving average of $124.54. The company has a market cap of $6.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 45.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08. Five Below has a 1-year low of $86.57 and a 1-year high of $148.21.

In related news, Director Thomas Vellios sold 60,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.31, for a total transaction of $7,998,600.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 604,186 shares in the company, valued at approximately $80,544,035.66. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 2.50% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Five Below

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 nail polishes, lip glosses, fragrances, 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 décor, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.

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