Five Below Inc

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FIVE : NASDAQ : Services
$46.43 -0.44 | -0.94%
Today's Range: 46.57 - 47.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 1157000.0
07/24/17 - 9:54 AM ET

Financial Analysis


FIVE BELOW INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. FIVE BELOW INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.16 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 35.33% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)232.88192.72
EBITDA ($mil)20.0716.88
EBIT ($mil)12.7810.75
Net Income ($mil)8.396.76


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)179.0181.63
Total Assets ($mil)556.93396.72
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)344.19254.32


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin31.6831.27
EBITDA Margin8.618.75
Operating Margin5.495.58
Sales Turnover1.872.2
Return on Assets13.1915.16
Return on Equity21.3423.65
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.512.84
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)55.154.73
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.150.12
Book value / share6.254.65
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1155470.01187567.0

Valuation


BUY. FIVE BELOW INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 21.00 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.66. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.53 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.07 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 20.22. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, FIVE BELOW INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FIVE 35.35 Peers 21.00   FIVE 17.13 Peers 12.80

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

FIVE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

FIVE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FIVE 24.24 Peers 17.67   FIVE 1.35 Peers 1.65

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

FIVE is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

FIVE trades at a discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
FIVE 7.53 Peers 20.22   FIVE 20.90 Peers 14.78

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

FIVE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

FIVE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
FIVE 2.49 Peers 1.36   FIVE 19.47 Peers 5.65

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

FIVE is trading at a significant premium to its industry.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

FIVE has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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