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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for FIVE. The maximum price target given was 63, implying potential capital gains of 32.88 percent. The lowest price target was 47, implying potential capital losses of -0.86 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 23.81 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of FIVE to grow at a rate of 21.76 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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 below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $2.64 billion. FIVE's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.