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.

Type
Public
HQ
Philadelphia, US
Founded
2002
Size (employees)
1,800 (est)
Five Below was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, US
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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
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Five Below Financials and Metrics

Five Below Financials

Five Below's revenue was reported to be $1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 20.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (Q3, 2018)

9.9 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

14.8 m

Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

3.7 b

Cash (2-Feb-2018)

54.9 m
Five Below's current market capitalization is $3.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

535.4 m680.2 m832 m1 b

Revenue growth, %

27%22%20%

Cost of goods sold

347.4 m442.4 m540 m643.4 m

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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 m173.5 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, %

31%30%33%31%33%31%31%31%33%32%32%35%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

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

Current Assets

160.9 m207.6 m264.7 m339.8 m339.8 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

5.6 m5.3 m25.6 m17.8 m60.9 m52.4 m18.1 m25.8 m67.1 m53.5 m65.2 m74.8 m54.9 m

Inventories

115.5 m167.2 m106.7 m98.6 m123.8 m119.8 m213.6 m156.3 m154.8 m228.2 m180 m184.5 m271.7 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 m430.1 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 m643.3 m
Annual
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

Inventories

(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)
Quarterly
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

Inventories

(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
USDY, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.7 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

Average Sales per Store

$1.90 m$400 k$400 k$400 k$2 m$400 k$400 k$400 k$2 m$400 k

SKUs per Store

4 k4 k4 k

Stores

366 385 417 434 437 458 491 517 522 553

Vendors

850 800 800
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