Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE)’s share price dropped 1.8% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $40.78 and last traded at $40.86, with a volume of 416,094 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $41.59.

FIVE has been the subject of several research analyst reports. MKM Partners reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Five Below in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Five Below in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on Five Below from $34.00 to $37.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price objective on Five Below from $44.00 to $48.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective (down from $48.00) on shares of Five Below in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $47.64.

The firm has a market cap of $2.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.52 and a beta of 0.96. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $45.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.63.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 31st. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. Five Below had a return on equity of 26.01% and a net margin of 6.93%. The firm earned $220.13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $219.60 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Five Below Inc. will post $1.32 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. FineMark National Bank & Trust boosted its stake in shares of Five Below by 10.1% in the second quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 2,621 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 240 shares during the period. Fortaleza Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Five Below during the second quarter worth approximately $129,000. Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in shares of Five Below by 5.4% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 3,107 shares of the company’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 158 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Five Below during the second quarter worth approximately $182,000. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC boosted its stake in shares of Five Below by 240.7% in the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 4,092 shares of the company’s stock worth $189,000 after buying an additional 2,891 shares during the period.

Five Below Company Profile

Five Below, Inc is a specialty retailer offering a range of merchandise for teen and pre-teen customer. The Company offers an assortment of products, including select brands and licensed merchandise across a range of categories, including Style, Room, Sports, Tech, Crafts, Party, Candy and Now. The Company’s product groups include leisure, fashion and home, and party and snack.

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