The President & CEO of Five Below Inc is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today, the President & CEO of Five Below Inc, Joel D. Anderson, exercised options of Five Below Inc for $1.34M.

Following Joel D. Anderson’s last FIVE Sell transaction on December 16, 2015, the stock climbed by 34.0%. This is Anderson’s first Sell trade following 4 Buy transactions.

Based on Five Below Inc’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending October 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $257 million and quarterly net profit of $9.88 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $199 million and had a net profit of $5.45 million. The company has a one-year high of $67.53 and a one-year low of $36.90. FIVE’s market cap is $3.6B and the company has a P/E ratio of 42.58.

Three different firms, including B.Riley FBR and Goldman Sachs, currently also have a Sell rating on the stock. Based on 3 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $65.67, reflecting a -0.5% downside.

The insider sentiment on Five Below Inc has been negative according to 38 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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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.