Five Below Inc

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FIVE : NASDAQ : Services
$42.57 -0.05 | -0.12%
Today's Range: 41.75 - 43.3
Avg. Daily Volume: 1354900.0
03/27/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

FIVE BELOW INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. FIVE BELOW INC has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.32 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 35.55% 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 Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)388.09326.35
EBITDA ($mil)86.0573.47
EBIT ($mil)78.8767.37
Net Income ($mil)49.7942.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)153.8899.42
Total Assets ($mil)500.54393.29
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)331.41244.48

Profitability Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Gross Profit Margin41.0840.5
EBITDA Margin22.1722.51
Operating Margin20.3220.64
Sales Turnover2.02.12
Return on Assets14.3514.66
Return on Equity21.6723.59
Debt Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Current Ratio2.922.59
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0

Share Data Q4 FY16 Q4 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)54.8854.59
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share6.044.48
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1350497.01223461.0


BUY. FIVE BELOW INC's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.07 for the Specialty Retail industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 26.33. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 7.00 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.93 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 18.99. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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FIVE 32.50 Peers 23.07   FIVE 21.75 Peers 14.72

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.

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  Price to
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FIVE 22.24 Peers 18.92   FIVE 1.46 Peers 1.76

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.

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  Earnings Growth
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FIVE 7.00 Peers 18.99   FIVE 22.64 Peers 41.97

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.


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

However, FIVE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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FIVE 2.32 Peers 1.53   FIVE 20.24 Peers 7.77

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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