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Five Below, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. Five Below shares (FIVE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Five Below employs 4,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Five Below

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Five Below Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: FIVE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Five Below reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$137.88, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Five Below, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Five Below. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Five Below's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Five Below's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$137.88, which is 16.12% up on its pre-crash value of USD$115.65 and 190.09% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$47.53.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Five Below shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$514.80 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,213.34.

Five Below share price

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Five Below shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-13.
Latest market closeUSD$137.88
52-week rangeUSD$47.53 - USD$137.33
50-day moving average USD$125.6577
200-day moving average USD$104.7067
Wall St. target priceUSD$138.06
PE ratio 76.7119
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.777

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Is it a good time to buy Five Below stock?

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Five Below price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $137.88 from 2020-10-16

1 week (2020-10-13) 2.02%
1 month (2020-09-18) 0.88%
3 months (2020-07-20) 32.88%
6 months (2020-04-20) 64.91%
1 year (2019-10-18) 3.18%
2 years (2018-10-19) 20.10%
3 years (2017-10-20) 139.83%
5 years (2015-10-20) 285.14%

Is Five Below under- or over-valued?

Valuing Five Below stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Five Below's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Five Below's P/E ratio

Five Below's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 77x. In other words, Five Below shares trade at around 77x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Five Below's PEG ratio

Five Below's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.5954. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Five Below's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Five Below's EBITDA

Five Below's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$180.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Five Below's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Five Below financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.96%
Gross profit TTM USD$674 million
Return on assets TTM 4.02%
Return on equity TTM 14.47%
Profit margin 5.89%
Book value $12.965
Market capitalisation USD$7.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Five Below shares

There are currently 5.0 million Five Below shares held short by investors – that's known as Five Below's "short interest". This figure is 7.3% down from 5.4 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Five Below shares can be evaluated.

Five Below's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Five Below's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Five Below shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Five Below shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). Five Below's SIR currently stands at 4.54. In other words for every 100,000 Five Below shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4540 shares are currently held short.

However Five Below's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Five Below shares, or, against the total number of tradable Five Below shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Five Below's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Five Below shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.0922% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Five Below shares, roughly 92 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Five Below.

Find out more about how you can short Five Below stock.

Five Below share dividends

We're not expecting Five Below to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Five Below share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Five Below's shares have ranged in value from as little as $47.53 up to $137.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FIVE.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Five Below's is 1.0976. This would suggest that Five Below's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Five Below overview

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 nail polishes, lip glosses, fragrances, 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 décor, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room. The company also provides sport balls; team sports merchandise and fitness accessories, such as hand weights, jump ropes, and gym balls; games, including name brand board games, puzzles, collectibles, and toys covering remote control; and pool, beach, and outdoor toys, as well as games and accessories. In addition, it offers accessories, such as cases, chargers, headphones, and other related items for cell phones, tablets, audio, and computers; books, video games, and DVDs; craft activity kits; arts and crafts supplies that consist of crayons, markers, and stickers; and trend-right items for school comprising backpacks, fashion notebooks and journals, novelty pens and pencils, locker accessories, and everyday name brand items. Further, the company provides party goods, decorations, gag gifts, and greeting cards, as well as every day and special occasion merchandise products; assortment of classic and novelty candy bars, movie-size box candy, seasonal-related candy, and gum and snack food; chilled drinks through coolers; and seasonally-specific items used to celebrate and decorate for events. It primarily serves tween and teen customers. As of September 2, 2020, the company operated approximately 950 stores in 38 states. The company was formerly known as Cheap Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Five Below, Inc. in August 2002. Five Below, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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