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Five Below is a company operating as a specialty value retailer. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and bottoms, T-shirts, and beauty products. It also provides items used to complete and personalize living space, including glitter lamps, posters, frames, fleece blankets, plush items, pillows, candles, incense, lighting, novelty décor, and related items. The company also provides sport balls, team sports merchandise and fitness accessories, such as hand weights, jump ropes, and gym balls, and games, including name brand board games, puzzles, collectibles, and toys.

TypePublic
Founded2002
HQPhiladelphia, PA, US
Websitefivebelow.com
Employee Ratings3.3
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,500(+30%)
Job Openings2,152
Revenue (FY, 2018)$1.6 B(+23%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$193.4
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Five Below

Joel D. Anderson

Joel D. Anderson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kathleen S. Barclay

Kathleen S. Barclay

Director
Thomas G. Vellios

Thomas G. Vellios

Chairman of the Board
Kenneth R. Bull

Kenneth R. Bull

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Catherine E. Buggeln

Catherine E. Buggeln

Director
Eric M. Specter

Eric M. Specter

Chief Administrative Officer
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Five Below Office Locations

Five Below has an office in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, US (HQ)
701 Market St #300
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Five Below Financials and Metrics

Five Below Revenue

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Five Below's revenue was reported to be $1.56 b in FY, 2018 which is a 22% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2019)

377.4m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

118.7m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

31.4%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

10.2m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

12.7m

Market capitalization (22-Jul-2021)

10.8b

Closing stock price (22-Jul-2021)

193.4

Cash (2-Nov-2019)

77.5m

EV

11.6b
Five Below's current market capitalization is $10.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.0b1.3b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

20%28%22%

Cost of goods sold

643.4m814.8m994.5m

Gross profit

357.0m463.4m565.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

232.9m283.3m257.2m296.3m347.7m312.8m364.8m417.4m377.4m

Cost of goods sold

159.1m184.8m173.5m199.1m226.0m210.7m244.8m271.2m258.8m

Gross profit

73.8m98.5m83.6m97.2m121.8m102.1m120.0m146.2m118.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

32%35%33%33%35%33%33%35%31%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

76.1m112.7m251.7m

Prepaid Expenses

29.9m45.4m60.1m

Inventories

154.4m187.0m243.6m

Current Assets

339.8m479.4k642.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

71.8m102.5m149.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

26.6m33.2m41.5m

Inventories

(6.1m)(32.6m)(56.6m)

Accounts Payable

(5.5m)19.8m32.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

8.4m25.2m35.1m21.8m46.9m60.4m25.7m54.5m64.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.3m15.5m24.2m9.3m19.4m30.3m11.9m25.5m39.9m

Inventories

(25.6m)(30.1m)(117.2m)(28.3m)(41.1m)(152.9m)(24.8m)(29.1m)(175.7m)

Accounts Payable

24.9m22.3m69.9m24.2m35.4m79.0m8.0m6.5m78.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

555.8k

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Five Below Operating Metrics

Five Below's Stores was reported to be 894 in Q3, 2019.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Stores

366385417434437458491517522553584625625658692745750789833894

Stores Opened

707185103125

SKUs per Store

4 k4 k4 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$500 k$400 k$2.2 m$500 k$500 k$400 k$2.2 m$500 k$500 k$400 k
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Five Below Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
HollarJanuary 22, 2020
1616 Holdings, Inc

Five Below Revenue Breakdown

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Five Below revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.2% from Party and Snack, 30.9% from Fashion and Home and 50.9% from Leasure

Five Below Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Five Below Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Five Below Online and Social Media Presence

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Five Below Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    73/100

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Five Below News and Updates

Five Below expands partnership with Instacart for same-day delivery

Five Below Inc. announced an expansion of its partnership with Instacart, providing same-day delivery service from more than 1,100 stores. Five Below and Instacart launched a pilot of the partnership in December 2020, including select stores in Baltimore, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, and Detroit, a…

Five Below Expands Partnership With Instacart Nationally

Tween and teen brand brings Instacart same-day delivery to more than 700 new stores Tween and teen brand brings Instacart same-day delivery to more than 700 new stores

Five Below Raises More Than $1.7 Million For Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation In 2021

Both organizations celebrate an unprecedented year of partnership success Both organizations celebrate an unprecedented year of partnership success

Five Below CEO says the discount retailer is well positioned to handle inflation

Five Below's reputation for low prices helps it provide more value to customers in an inflationary period, CEO Joel Anderson told CNBC.

Five Below swings to Q1 profit, shares rise nearly 6%

Shares of Five Below Inc. rose more than 5% late Thursday after the discount retailer reported first-quarter profit and sales above Wall Street expectations. Five Below said it earned $49.6 million, or 88 cents a share, in the quarter, contrasting with a loss of $51 million, or 91 cents a share, in…

Five Below, Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

Net Sales increased 64% to $598 million and EPS increased 91% to $0.88 versus Q1 2019
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Five Below Blogs

Five Below Partners With Charities to Give Back

Five Below Partners With Charities to Give Back Content Import Fri, 09/28/2018 - 09:02 Five Below Partners With Charities to Give Back Sep 28, 2018 This release is a backfill from a News Wire General Tween and Teen Brand Donates 100,0…

Five Below Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Five Below founded?

    Five Below was founded in 2002.

  • Who are Five Below key executives?

    Five Below's key executives are Joel D. Anderson, Kathleen S. Barclay and Thomas G. Vellios.

  • How many employees does Five Below have?

    Five Below has 3,500 employees.

  • What is Five Below revenue?

    Latest Five Below annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Five Below revenue per employee?

    Latest Five Below revenue per employee is $445.6 k.

  • Who are Five Below competitors?

    Competitors of Five Below include Walmart, Best Buy and Safeway.

  • Where is Five Below headquarters?

    Five Below headquarters is located at 701 Market St #300, Philadelphia.

  • Where are Five Below offices?

    Five Below has an office in Philadelphia.

  • How many offices does Five Below have?

    Five Below has 1 office.