Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) issued its earnings results on Thursday. The specialty retailer reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.05, Bloomberg Earnings reports. Five Below had a return on equity of 24.58% and a net margin of 8.74%. The business had revenue of $312.82 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $303.54 million. Five Below updated its Q4 guidance to $1.53-1.57 EPS.

Shares of Five Below stock opened at $95.58 on Friday. Five Below has a one year low of $60.00 and a one year high of $136.13. The stock has a market cap of $5.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 46.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 0.52.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on FIVE shares. BidaskClub upgraded Five Below from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Five Below from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $124.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 21st. Dougherty & Co lowered Five Below from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. MKM Partners upped their price target on Five Below to $132.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 5th. Finally, Gordon Haskett upgraded Five Below from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $119.00.

In related news, EVP Michael Romanko sold 3,308 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $126.00, for a total transaction of $416,808.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 18,092 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,279,592. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Daniel Kaufman sold 3,995 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.18, for a total value of $532,054.10. Following the sale, the director now owns 5,047 shares in the company, valued at approximately $672,159.46. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 19,303 shares of company stock worth $2,346,022. 2.60% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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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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