Five Below (FIVE) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) released its earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.01, AnalystRatings.NET reports. The company had revenue of $126.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $121.91 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.05 earnings per share. Five Below’s revenue was up 31.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Five Below updated its Q2 guidance to $0.12-0.13 EPS and its FY15 guidance to $0.86-0.89 EPS.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) traded up 1.00% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $36.53. The stock had a trading volume of 1,963,523 shares. Five Below has a one year low of $33.94 and a one year high of $55.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $37.81 and its 200-day moving average is $40.29. The company has a market cap of $1.980 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.31.
A number of research firms have recently commented on FIVE. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Five Below from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 27th. On the ratings front, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Five Below from $45.00 to $48.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 27th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Five Below from $38.00 to $39.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 26th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.60.
Five Below, Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) is a retailer offering a range of merchandise for teen and pre-teen customer.
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