Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States.
Excellent balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Five Below's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FIVE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: FIVE underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 17.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FIVE underperformed the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Five Below's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StFive Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) Earns A Nice Return On Capital Employed
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Five Below, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:FIVE) 24% ROE Better Than Average?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StFive Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) Is Growing Earnings But Are They A Good Guide?
Is Five Below undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FIVE ($115.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($38.74)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FIVE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FIVE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (16.7x).
PE vs Market: FIVE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (42x) compared to the US market (18.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FIVE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FIVE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.5x).
How is Five Below forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FIVE's forecast earnings growth (16.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: FIVE's earnings (16.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FIVE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FIVE's revenue (18% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FIVE's revenue (18% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FIVE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (25.9%)
How has Five Below performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FIVE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FIVE's current net profit margins (8.7%) are lower than last year (8.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FIVE's earnings have grown significantly by 28.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FIVE's earnings growth over the past year (20.5%) is below its 5-year average (28.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FIVE earnings growth over the past year (20.5%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 5.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FIVE's Return on Equity (23.9%) is considered high.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Five Below's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FIVE's short term assets ($626.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($397.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: FIVE's short term assets ($626.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($790.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FIVE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: FIVE had no debt 5 years ago.
Debt Coverage: FIVE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: FIVE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: FIVE has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: FIVE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are -5.5060903491113E+15x debt).
What is Five Below's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FIVE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FIVE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FIVE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FIVE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FIVE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joel Anderson (54yo)
Mr. Joel D. Anderson has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Five Below, Inc. since February 1, 2015 and has been its President since July 2014. Mr. Anderson has been a Director of Sprouts Far ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joel's total compensation ($USD5.49M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joel's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman||5yrs||US$366.69k||1.09% $69.9m|
|CFO & Treasurer||7.8yrs||US$1.46m||0.14% $8.9m|
|Chief Administrative Officer||5.6yrs||US$1.52m||0.028% $1.8m|
|Chief Merchandising Officer||5.1yrs||US$1.93m||0.018% $1.2m|
|Executive Vice President of Retail Operations||2.8yrs||US$1.43m||0.0076% $489.5k|
|Chief Information Officer||1.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Marketing||2.3yrs||no data||0.026% $1.7m|
|Chief Experience Officer||1yrs||no data||0.015% $989.3k|
Experienced Management: FIVE's management team is seasoned and experienced (5 years average tenure).
|Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman||5yrs||US$366.69k||1.09% $69.9m|
|Independent Director||16.1yrs||US$184.93k||0.23% $14.9m|
|Independent Director||9.1yrs||US$194.93k||0.19% $12.4m|
|Independent Director||3.8yrs||US$169.93k||0.0091% $584.2k|
|Independent Director||6.9yrs||US$194.93k||0.022% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$169.93k||0.013% $852.1k|
|Independent Director||4.9yrs||US$169.93k||0.019% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||1.9yrs||US$164.16k||0.0037% $240.9k|
Experienced Board: FIVE's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Five Below, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Five Below, Inc.
- Ticker: FIVE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2002
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$6.441b
- Shares outstanding: 55.67m
- Website: https://www.fivebelow.com
Number of Employees
- Five Below, Inc.
- 701 Market Street
- Suite 300
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FIVE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2012|
|6F1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2012|
|0IPD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 2012|
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 August 28, 2019, Five Below, Inc. operated 800 stores in 36 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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 01:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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