NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Discount retailer Five Below  ( FIVE) reported first-quarter earnings after the closing bell Wednesday. 

Earnings per share came in at $0.08, beating the $0.07 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were looking for. During the same quarter last year, the company reported net income of $0.06.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.

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