Where Does Five Below Inc. (FIVE) Rank When It Comes To Price-To-Earnings Ratio?


Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) finished Friday with a subtraction of -$0.55 to close at $176.87, a downside of -0.31 percent. An average of 861,700 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $6.52 in the past week, and it reached a new high 2 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 919,835 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 927,502.

FIVE stock has increased by 9.95% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $165.02 on 12/20/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $109.49 and a high of $214.50 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 1 time so far this year and lost -14.51% or -$30.02 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -17.54% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

FIVE stock investors should be aware that Five Below Inc. (FIVE) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 29 days ago on Dec 02. In this transaction, the insider spent $1,276,818. Director, Vellios Thomas, disposed of 50,000 shares at a price of $181.86 on Dec 02. The insider now owns more than $9,093,052 worth of shares. Prior to that, President & CEO Anderson Joel D went on to Sale 10,000 shares at $185.57 each on Dec 02. An amount of $1,855,679 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

Five Below Inc. (FIVE) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 43.04. The stock’s beta is 1.12. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 3.24, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 8.29.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Five Below Inc. for the three months ended October 30 was 0.40, and the current ratio was 1.50, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.00 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.00 for the quarter ending October 30. Its gross profit as reported stood at $1.03 billion compared to revenue of $2.85 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Five Below Inc.’s return on assets was 7.60%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended October 30, Five Below Inc. had $72.72 million in cash. In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $16.15 million in the quarter, while revenues of $41.34 million were shrunk -49.72%. The analyst consensus anticipated Five Below Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.14 per share, but it turned out to be $0.29, a 107.10% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $48.51 million. Shareholders own equity worth $55.51 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Five Below Inc. (FIVE) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 30 December was 56.40%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 31.89%.

As of today, FIVE’s price is $176.77 +3.83% or $6.52 from its 5-day moving average. FIVE is currently trading -5.66% lower than its 20-day SMA and +31.78% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +30.75% above the SMA50 and +11.23% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 59.84% and 59.81%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 5.84. With the 14-day stochastic at 59.34% and the average true range at 6.17, the RSI (14) stands at 57.30%. The stock has reached 3.20 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 1.89.

Analyst Ratings

Credit Suisse launched coverage on Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) in its analyst report released on December 20, 2022. The firm assigned the stock a Neutral rating.


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