David J Yvars Group reduced its stake in shares of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE – Get Rating) by 24.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,420 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 775 shares during the quarter. David J Yvars Group’s holdings in Five Below were worth $273,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Five Below during the 4th quarter worth $28,000. SJS Investment Consulting Inc. grew its stake in Five Below by 238.2% during the 1st quarter. SJS Investment Consulting Inc. now owns 186 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $29,000 after buying an additional 131 shares during the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its stake in Five Below by 93.0% during the 1st quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 193 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 93 shares during the last quarter. Archer Investment Corp bought a new position in Five Below during the 1st quarter worth $48,000. Finally, Meeder Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Five Below during the 1st quarter worth $53,000. 96.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Five Below Trading Down 0.5 %
Shares of Five Below stock traded down $0.64 on Friday, reaching $130.84. 15,362 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,034,860. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $132.88 and a 200-day moving average price of $140.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 1.32. Five Below, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $109.49 and a fifty-two week high of $221.00.
Analysts Set New Price Targets
FIVE has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. UBS Group reduced their price target on Five Below from $180.00 to $165.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. StockNews.com lowered Five Below from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 17th. KeyCorp reduced their price target on Five Below from $190.00 to $172.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. MKM Partners initiated coverage on Five Below in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $115.00 price target for the company. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Five Below from $140.00 to $145.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $169.89.
Insider Activity at Five Below
In related news, Director Zuhairah Scott Washington sold 550 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.00, for a total transaction of $77,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 2,340 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $327,600. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 1.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.
Five Below Company Profile
Five Below, Inc operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, and t-shirts, as well as nail polishes, lip glosses, fragrances, and branded cosmetics; and items used to complete and personalize living space, such as glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty décor, accent furniture, and related items, as well as provides storage options for the customers room.
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