Five Below Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages (NASDAQ:FIVE)
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the fourteen analysts that are currently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have issued a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $51.78.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) traded up 0.46% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $35.20. 279,466 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Five Below has a one year low of $33.94 and a one year high of $55.28. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $37.65 and a 200-day moving average of $40.22. The company has a market cap of $1.908 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.39.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 4th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.01. 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. Analysts expect that Five Below will post $0.90 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Five Below in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Five Below from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 27th. Finally, 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.
Five Below, Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) is a retailer offering a range of merchandise for teen and pre-teen customer.
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