Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) had its price target lifted by Deutsche Bank to $136.00 in a research report report published on Friday, The Fly reports. The firm currently has a buy rating on the specialty retailer’s stock.

FIVE has been the topic of several other research reports. UBS Group upped their target price on Five Below from $75.00 to $97.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a research report on Thursday, June 7th. BidaskClub upgraded Five Below from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research report on Thursday, June 28th. Morgan Stanley upgraded Five Below from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 10th. MKM Partners upped their price target on Five Below to $132.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Loop Capital upped their price target on Five Below to $100.00 and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 17th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Five Below presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $112.18.

Shares of Five Below stock traded up $15.38 on Friday, hitting $130.89. 5,214,512 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 776,937. Five Below has a one year low of $48.73 and a one year high of $136.13. The firm has a market cap of $6.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 73.12, a PEG ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.52.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, September 6th. The specialty retailer reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. Five Below had a return on equity of 26.98% and a net margin of 8.83%. The company had revenue of $347.73 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $334.82 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.30 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Five Below will post 2.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director Thomas M. Ryan sold 35,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.25, for a total transaction of $3,613,750.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 9,710 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,002,557.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Joel D. Anderson sold 20,929 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.50, for a total value of $2,166,151.50. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 29,117 shares in the company, valued at $3,013,609.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 141,806 shares of company stock worth $14,531,056. 2.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of FIVE. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Five Below by 72.1% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 645,375 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $47,331,000 after purchasing an additional 270,309 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in shares of Five Below by 2.0% in the first quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 127,295 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $9,336,000 after purchasing an additional 2,537 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Five Below in the first quarter worth approximately $631,000. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Five Below by 2.6% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 58,823 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $4,399,000 after purchasing an additional 1,474 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Atria Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Five Below in the first quarter worth approximately $403,000.

About Five Below

Five Below, Inc operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and T-shirts, as well as beauty products comprising nail polish, lip gloss, fragrance, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty d├ęcor, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.

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