Analyst Ratings for Five Below Inc. (FIVE)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for FIVE last month.

17 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave FIVE a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for FIVE. The most optimistic price target was 63, implying potential capital gains of 32.88 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 47, implying potential capital losses of -0.86 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 23.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.83 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of FIVE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 21.76 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. FIVE has a PEG ratio of 1.64.

FIVE has traded between a high of 54.13 and a low of 35.03 over the past year. Currently the stock is 35.34 percent higher than its low, and 12.41 percent lower than its 52-week high. FIVE has a price/earnings ratio of 35.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The FIVE value stock report compares FIVE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of FIVE is $2.64 billion. FIVE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.