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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for FIVE. The highest price target was 63, which equates to a potential upside of 32.88 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 23.81 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of FIVE is 1.64.

FIVE has traded between a high of 54.13 and a low of 35.03 over the past year. Today's price is 35.34 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 12.41 percent. 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.