Jefferies Remains a Buy on Five Below Inc

By Carrie Williams

In a report issued on January 5, Daniel Binder from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE), with a price target of $85. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $66.95.

According to, Binder is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.0% and a 71.9% success rate. Binder covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, National Vision Holdings Inc, and Lululemon Athletica Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Five Below Inc is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $67.33, representing a 0.6% upside.

In a report issued on January 3, Deutsche Bank also upgraded the stock to Buy.

Five Below Inc’s market cap is currently $3.7B and has a P/E ratio of 43.76. The company has a book value ratio of 9.6981.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 39 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in December 2017, Eric Specter, the CAO of FIVE sold 15,000 shares for a total of $1,006,200.

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Five Below, Inc. engages in the shopping business. It offers an assortment of merchandise, including sporting goods, games, fashion accessories and jewelry, to hobbies and collectibles, bath and body, candy and snacks, room decor and storage, stationery and school supplies, video game accessories, books, dvds, iPhone accessories, novelty and gag, and seasonal items. The company was founded by David Schlessinger, Zany Brainy, and Thomas G. Vellios in January 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.