Five Below is a chain of discount stores that sells products that cost up to $5. The chain is aimed at teens and pre-teens, but has many adult products as well. Stores are typically located in strip malls as opposed to standing alone. A large portion of Five Belows are located in college towns. While products at Five Below can be from any category, some items carried by the store include trading cards, sports related items, games, fashion accessories, bath and body related items, candy, beverages, room decorations, school supplies and stationery, books, accessories for electronics, DVDs, computer software, novelty items and gag items, as well as seasonal items.

Company Growth (employees)
Philadelphia, US
Size (employees)
1,800 (est)+20%
Five Below was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, US

Key People/Management at Five Below

Thomas Vellios

Thomas Vellios

CEO & Director
Kenneth Bull

Kenneth Bull

CFO, Secretary & Treasurer
Joel D. Anderson

Joel D. Anderson

President & COO

Five Below Office Locations

Five Below has an office in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, US (HQ)
2000 1818 Market St

Five Below Financials and Metrics

Five Below Financials

Five Below's revenue was reported to be $1 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

283.3 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

98.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

16.8 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

26.3 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

3.2 b

Cash (29-Jul-2017)

74.8 m
Five Below's current market capitalization is $3.2 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


535.4 m680.2 m832 m1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

347.4 m442.4 m540 m643.4 m

Gross profit

188 m237.8 m291.9 m357 m
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


110.7 m138 m152.5 m126 m182.2 m153.7 m169.7 m192.7 m220.1 m199.5 m232.9 m283.3 m

Cost of goods sold

76.5 m96.4 m101.6 m87.1 m122.4 m106.6 m116.9 m132.4 m146.8 m135.5 m159.1 m184.8 m

Gross profit

34.2 m41.6 m50.9 m38.9 m59.8 m47.2 m52.8 m60.3 m73.4 m64 m73.8 m98.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


50.2 m63.2 m53.1 m76.1 m76.1 m


89.4 m115.7 m148.4 m154.4 m154.4 m

Current Assets

160.9 m207.6 m264.7 m339.8 m339.8 m


70.4 m87 m119.8 m138.4 m138.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


5.6 m5.3 m25.6 m17.8 m60.9 m52.4 m18.1 m25.8 m67.1 m53.5 m65.2 m74.8 m


115.5 m167.2 m106.7 m98.6 m123.8 m119.8 m213.6 m156.3 m154.8 m228.2 m180 m184.5 m

Current Assets

146.1 m204.3 m159.6 m143.7 m224.8 m204.6 m275.8 m264 m278.9 m330.6 m389.6 m390.6 m

Total Assets

216.2 m290.4 m244.1 m222.6 m339.3 m303 m397.4 m396.7 m421.1 m476.9 m556.9 m561.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

32.1 m48 m57.7 m71.8 m71.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.5 m17.2 m22.2 m26.6 m26.6 m


(29 m)(26 m)(33 m)(6.1 m)(6.1 m)

Accounts Payable

4.1 m3.1 m17.6 m(5.5 m)(5.5 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

7.3 m14.7 m11.4 m3.1 m11.3 m4.3 m15.7 m6.8 m16.6 m22.1 m8.4 m25.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

9.9 m12.6 m8 m3.9 m10.2 m4.7 m16.1 m6.1 m12.7 m19.4 m7.3 m15.5 m


(54.7 m)(77.8 m)(17.4 m)(9.2 m)(8.2 m)(4.2 m)(98 m)(7.9 m)(6.4 m)(79.8 m)(25.6 m)(30.1 m)

Accounts Payable

22.7 m46.5 m11.8 m1.2 m17.4 m(7.3 m)65 m(4.3 m)2 m47.2 m24.9 m22.3 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Five Below Operating Metrics

Five Below's Stores was reported to be 553 in Q1, 2018
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018



SKUs per Store

4 k4 k4 k



Average Sales per Store

$1.9 m$400 k$400 k$400 k$2 m$400 k$400 k$400 k$2 m$400 k
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Five Below Market Value History

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Five Below's Web-traffic and Trends

Five Below Online and Social Media Presence

Five Below Company Life and Culture

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