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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$1.8 billion.
|52-week range||USD$47.53 - USD$198.1|
|50-day moving average||USD$186.2712|
|200-day moving average||USD$149.6588|
|Wall St. target price||USD$206.22|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.963|
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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 current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 97x. In other words, Five Below shares trade at around 97x 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 "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1942. 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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$195.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Five Below's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.22%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$674 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.03%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.74%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$10.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.5 million Five Below shares held short by investors – that's known as Five Below's "short interest". This figure is 12.6% down from 4.0 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) is the quantity of Five Below shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Five Below shares traded daily (recently around 857306.55339806). Five Below's SIR currently stands at 4.12. In other words for every 100,000 Five Below shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4120 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 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Five Below shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.0646% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Five Below shares, roughly 65 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.
We're not expecting Five Below to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Over the last 12 months, Five Below's shares have ranged in value from as little as $47.53 up to $198.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 1.2839. This would suggest that Five Below's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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. The company operates approximately 1,000 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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