Our take on Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) Stock, Few Things

On 29 Jan 2020, Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) stock observed trading -19.94% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 24.23% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of -2.28% away from 50 day moving average and -5.44% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -0.90% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $6606.16M and dividend yield of # ref.

Five Below, Inc. (FIVE) recently reported financial results for the third quarter and for the year-to-date period ended November 2, 2019.

For the third quarter ended November 2, 2019:

Net sales increased by 20.7% to $377.4M from $312.8M in the third quarter of fiscal 2018; comparable sales increased by 2.9%.

The Company opened 61 new stores and ended the quarter with 894 stores in 36 states. This represents a raise in stores of 20.0% from the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2018.

Operating income was $12.7M contrast to $15.5M in the third quarter of fiscal 2018. As predictable, operating income reduced primarily Because of net unmitigated tariff costs and the timing of certain merchandise costs.

The effective tax rate was 24.2% contrast to 18.6% in the third quarter of fiscal 2018.

Net income was $10.2M contrast to $13.5M in the third quarter of fiscal 2018.

Diluted income per ordinary share was $0.18 contrast to $0.24 in the third quarter of fiscal 2018. The benefit from share-based accounting was less than a penny in the third quarter of fiscal 2019 contrast to $0.02 in the third quarter of fiscal 2018.

The Company repurchased 191,367 shares at a cost of about $20.3M in the third quarter of fiscal 2019.

For the year-to-date period ended November 2, 2019:

Net sales increased by 21.2% to $1,159.6M from $956.9M in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018; comparable sales increased by 2.4%.

The Company opened 144 new stores contrast to 120 new stores opened in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018.

Operating income was $73.2M contrast to $70.7M in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018. As predictable, operating income for the year-to-date period ended November 2, 2019 was influenced by net unmitigated tariff costs, unanniversaried tax reform-related investments incurred during the first quarter of 2019, the costs of the new Southeast distribution center, and the new lease accounting standard.

The effective tax rate was 16.1% contrast to 18.2% in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018 reflecting the higher benefit from share-based accounting incurred during the year-to-date period ended November 2, 2019.

Net income was $64.7M contrast to $60.4M in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018.

Diluted income per ordinary share was $1.15 contrast to $1.07 in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018. The benefit from share-based accounting was $0.13 in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2019 contrast to $0.08 in the year-to-date period of fiscal 2018.

The USA based company Five Below, Inc. moved with change of 1.02% to $118.66 with the total traded volume of 943156 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 1402.44K. FIVE’s shares are at -8.69% for the quarter and driving a -3.92% return over the course of the past year and is now at -7.20% since this point in 2018. The average volatility for the week and month was at 2.30% and 3.26% respectively. There are 55.67M shares outstanding and 54.14M shares are floated in market.

 

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