|Bid||94.10 x 500|
|Ask||101.59 x 1000|
|Day's range||99.86 - 101.16|
|52-week range||65.97 - 105.82|
|PE ratio (TTM)||17.79|
|Earnings date||30 May 2018 - 4 Jun 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.16 (1.20%)|
|1y target est||108.46|
The majority of the analysts that cover Five Below (FIVE) have maintained a “buy” rating on the stock. Following the fiscal 4Q17 results announcement on March 21, 2018, many analysts revised their target price for Five Below. Deutsche Bank also revised the target price to $85.00 from $83.00.
For fiscal 4Q17, Five Below (FIVE) reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.18, which was 1.5% better than the analyst estimate. For fiscal 2017, Five Below reported adjusted EPS of $1.79, which missed the analyst estimate by 0.3% but grew 37.7% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis. On a reported basis, EPS was $1.84, up 41.5% from fiscal 2016.
In fiscal 2017, Five Below (FIVE) reported a gross margin of 36.3%, an increase of 60 basis points from fiscal 2016. Operating margin was up 90 basis points to 12.3% in fiscal 2017. For fiscal 4Q17, the company’s gross margin was unchanged at 41.1%.
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Five Below (FIVE) has reported sales growth of above 20% for the past five years. The company posted sales growth for fiscal 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 of 27.7%, 27.1%, 22.4%, and 20.2%, respectively. The company’s sales were primarily driven by new store openings and the extra week in the year.
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Dollar General’s (DG) fiscal 2017 gross margin fell eight basis points to 30.8% of sales. The company saw an increase in the proportion of lower-margin products and consumables in its total sales, higher markdowns, and increased transportation costs. While the gross margin was down during the first two quarters, Q3 and Q4 together recorded an improvement of 50 basis points.
What drove Dollar General’s fiscal 2017 sales? Dollar General’s (DG) sales grew at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of ~8% between fiscal 2011 and 2016. In fiscal 2017, its total sales increased 6.8% YoY (year-over-year) to $23.5 billion. In comparison, competitor Dollar Tree (DLTR) opened ~600 stores in its fiscal 2017, which ended on February 3, 2018.