It doesn't matter your age or experience: taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for all investors.
While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.
Why This 1 Growth Stock Should Be On Your Watchlist
Different than value or momentum investors, growth-oriented investors are concerned with a stock's future prospects, and the overall financial health and strength of a company. Thus, they'll want to focus on the Growth Style Score, which analyzes characteristics like projected and historical earnings, sales, and cash flow to find stocks that will see sustainable growth over time.
Five Below (FIVE)
Based in Pennsylvania, Five Below, Inc. is a specialty value chain retailer that provides a wide range of premium quality and trendy merchandise for $5 or below. The company mainly targets teenagers or pre-teen shoppers for its products which include certain brands and licensed merchandise. Notably, these products belong to categories such as Style, Room, Sports, Tech, Create, Party, Candy and Now.
FIVE boasts a Growth Style Score of A and VGM Score of B, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Its bottom-line is projected to rise 16.4% year-over-year for 2024, while Wall Street anticipates its top line to improve by 15.3%.
Three analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.01 to $5.46 per share for 2024. FIVE boasts an average earnings surprise of 29.2%.
Looking at cash flow, Five Below is expected to report cash flow growth of 1% this year; FIVE has generated cash flow growth of 22.5% over the past three to five years.
With solid fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Growth and VGM Style Scores, FIVE should be on investors' short lists.
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