Five Below Inc (FIVE) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

The stock of Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) has decreased by -3.73 when compared to last closing price of 171.13. Despite this, the company has experienced a -7.48% fall in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Bloomberg Markets and Finance reported 2024-04-03 that Top calls today are Wolfspeed, Pepsico and Five Below Downgraded.

Is It Worth Investing in Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) Right Now?

Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 30.36x compared to its average ratio. FIVE has 36-month beta value of 1.18. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 6 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The public float for FIVE is 53.76M, and currently, short sellers hold a 7.79% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of FIVE on April 04, 2024 was 789.05K shares.

FIVE’s Market Performance

FIVE stock saw a decrease of -7.48% in the past week, with a monthly decline of -18.98% and a quarterly a decrease of -23.56%. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.26%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 3.14% for Five Below Inc (FIVE). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -15.17% for FIVE stock, with a simple moving average of -11.77% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of FIVE

Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FIVE reach a price target of $220, previously predicting the price at $230. The rating they have provided for FIVE stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on March 21st, 2024.

Mizuho gave a rating of “Buy” to FIVE, setting the target price at $225 in the report published on March 19th of the current year.

FIVE Trading at -13.89% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought FIVE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -25.18% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.14%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.26%, as shares sank -19.61% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -11.97% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, FIVE fell by -7.48%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -15.36% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $192.19. In addition, Five Below Inc saw -22.72% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at FIVE starting from Vellios Thomas, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $185.82 back on Jan 19 ’24. After this action, Vellios Thomas now owns 333,697 shares of Five Below Inc, valued at $1,858,225 using the latest closing price.

Anderson Joel D, the President & CEO of Five Below Inc, purchase 3,100 shares at $161.50 during a trade that took place back on Sep 08 ’23, which means that Anderson Joel D is holding 99,656 shares at $500,650 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for FIVE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.11 for the present operating margin
  • 0.35 for the gross margin

The net margin for Five Below Inc stands at 0.08. The total capital return value is set at 0.12. Equity return is now at value 20.44, with 7.46 for asset returns.

Based on Five Below Inc (FIVE), the company’s capital structure generated 0.52 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.29. The debt to equity ratio resting at 1.1. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is -105.72.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 516.32 million with net debt to EBITDA at 3.02. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.99. The receivables turnover for the company is 736.32for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.92. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.68.


To put it simply, Five Below Inc (FIVE) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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