Five Below CEO Unloads $3,660,000 in Stock (FIVE)
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) CEO Thomas Vellios sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.60, for a total value of $3,660,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 945,837 shares in the company, valued at approximately $34,617,634. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on FIVE shares. Analysts at Wedbush initiated coverage on shares of Five Below in a research note on Tuesday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of Five Below from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 6th. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Five Below in a research note on Thursday, June 5th. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $51.13.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) traded up 4.27% on Wednesday, hitting $39.31. The stock had a trading volume of 1,796,064 shares. Five Below has a 52-week low of $33.94 and a 52-week high of $55.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $37.18 and its 200-day moving average is $39.18. The company has a market cap of $2.133 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 61.00.
Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) last released its 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.
Five Below, Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) is a retailer offering a range of merchandise for teen and pre-teen customer.
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