Buckle Company Profile (NYSE:BKE)

About Buckle

Buckle logoThe Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men and women. The Company markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear. The Company provides customer services, such as free hemming, free gift-wrapping, easy layaways, the Buckle private label credit card, and a frequent shopper program. The Company offers denims from brands, such as Miss Me, Rock Revival, Big Star Vintage, Buffalo Jeans, KanCan, and Flying Monkey. Its other brands include Hurley, Billabong, Affliction, American Fighter, Sinful, Oakley, Fox, Society, Obey, Roar, RVCA, Salvage, 7 Diamonds, Nixon, Under Armour, Bench, O'Neill, Young & Reckless, Amuse Society, Corral, Reef and Fossil. It operates approximately 468 retail stores in over 44 states throughout the United States under the names of Buckle and The Buckle. Its stores are located in regional, shopping malls and lifestyle centers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BKE
  • CUSIP: 11844010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.26
  • 52-Week Range: $19.58 - $35.02
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.78
  • P/E Growth: 50.85
  • Market Cap: $974.15M
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,106,000
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Net Margins: 11.32%
  • Return on Equity: 27.17%
  • Return on Assets: 20.24%
  • Current Ratio: 4.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.68%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Buckle (NYSE:BKE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $21.33 (8.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/29/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSell$20.00View Rating Details
9/4/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
6/26/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
5/6/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform -> Underperform$23.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
3/15/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/22/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$34.00View Rating Details
11/2/2015NomuraBoost Price Target$47.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
6/4/2015BB&T Co.UpgradeUnderweight -> HoldView Rating Details
5/22/2015Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetNeutral$51.00 -> $43.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/18/2016Q316$0.51$0.48$239.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2016Q216$0.36$0.32$212.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2016Q116$0.56$0.48$243.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/11/2016Q415$1.08$1.13$332.41 million$332.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2015Q315$0.78$0.74$288.61 million$280.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2015Q215$0.47$0.49$241.20 million$236.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/21/2015Q115$0.78$0.70$273.51 million$271.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/13/2015Q414$1.24$1.25$353.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q314$0.86$0.84$293.75 million$292.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/21/2014Q214$0.53$0.51$253.13 million$235.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/22/2014Q114$0.78$0.78$273.19 million$271.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2014Q413$0.13$1.24$340.69 million$339.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q3$0.90$0.85$291.14 million$286.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/22/2013Q2 2013$0.52$0.52$231.52 million$232.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2013Q1 2013$0.82$0.78$272.48 million$269.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2013Q4 2012$1.25$1.29$356.58 million$360.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/15/2012Q312$0.84$0.89$279.05 million$284.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2012$0.49$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/17/2012$0.76$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2012$1.13$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2011$0.80$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/18/2011$0.50$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/19/2011$0.73$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2011$1.00$1.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.01 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 201612$1.04$1.23$1.12
Q2 20166$0.58$0.69$0.63
Q3 20165$0.39$0.50$0.44
Q4 20166$0.70$0.88$0.77
Q1 20173$0.52$0.57$0.54
Q2 20173$0.32$0.36$0.34
Q3 20173$0.52$0.68$0.58
Q4 20173$0.77$1.08$0.90
Q1 20182$0.41$0.44$0.43
Q2 20182$0.26$0.30$0.28
Q3 20182$0.50$0.53$0.52
Q4 20182$0.77$0.89$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:5.09%
Dividend Growth:18.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.49% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
48.78% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
49.75% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 41.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/12/2016Michael E HussDirectorSell1,000$24.76$24,760.00View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Kyle HansonVPSell5,400$26.13$141,102.00View SEC Filing  
7/19/2016Kyle HansonVPSell1,000$26.25$26,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2016Kelli D MolczykVPSell4,000$26.71$106,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Bill L FairfieldDirectorBuy200$23.53$4,706.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Michelle HoffmanVPSell1,500$33.32$49,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Kyle HansonVPSell4,650$49.55$230,407.50View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Patricia K WhislerSVPSell25,000$50.03$1,250,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014James E ShadaDirectorSell5,000$52.03$260,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Kari G SmithEVPSell5,000$50.27$251,350.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Kari G SmithEVPSell5,000$50.00$250,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014John P PeetzDirectorSell5,081$51.07$259,486.67View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Dennis H NelsonCEOSell50,000$51.13$2,556,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Bill L FairfieldDirectorSell10,000$50.50$505,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Bill L FairfieldDirectorSell1,000$42.19$42,190.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Kyle HansonVPSell4,975$45.00$223,875.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Robert CarlbergVPSell16,000$52.16$834,560.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2013Brett P MilkieVPBuy1,000$54.64$54,640.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Patricia K WhislerVPSell24,000$54.75$1,314,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Kyle HansonInsiderSell1,600$53.40$85,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Robert M CarlbergVPSell15,000$54.22$813,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Kari G SmithVPSell20,000$54.01$1,080,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Kyle HansonInsiderSell4,000$54.06$216,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Robert Erle CampbellDirectorSell6,763$54.08$365,743.04View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
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www.gbtribune.com - February 20 at 10:55 AM
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www.cnbc.com - February 9 at 11:25 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 4:07 PM
247wallst.com logoJanuary Same-Store Sales as Cold as the Weather (NYSE:BKE)
247wallst.com - February 2 at 4:04 PM
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stockmarketdaily.co - February 2 at 4:04 PM
businesswire.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports January 2017 Net Sales (NYSE:BKE)
www.businesswire.com - February 2 at 4:04 PM
feeds.reuters.com logoBRIEF-The Buckle says Q4 same store sales fell 16.1 percent (NYSE:BKE)
feeds.reuters.com - February 2 at 7:21 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoSpotX Promotes Sean Buckley to Chief Revenue Officer (NYSE:BKE)
feeds.benzinga.com - January 25 at 8:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCORRECTING and REPLACING The Buckle, Inc. and Aptos, Inc. Embark on Omni-Channel Retail Technology Initiative to Support Seamless, Personalized Shopping Experiences (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 8:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. and Aptos, Inc. Embark on Omni-Channel Retail Technology Initiative to Support Seamless, Personalized Shopping Experiences (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 11:03 AM
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seekingalpha.com - January 14 at 3:54 PM
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seekingalpha.com - January 12 at 4:11 PM
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blogs.wsj.com - January 10 at 4:16 PM
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seekingalpha.com - January 7 at 9:29 PM
publicnow.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Press Release Narrative for 1/05/2017 (NYSE:BKE)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 4:17 PM
publicnow.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports December 2016 Net Sales (NYSE:BKE)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 4:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BKE-US : January 5, 2017 (NYSE:BKE)
www.capitalcube.com - January 5 at 4:17 PM
fool.com logoWhy The Buckle Inc. Stock Dropped 26.1% in 2016 (NYSE:BKE)
www.fool.com - January 4 at 4:24 PM
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www.businessinsider.com - January 4 at 12:26 PM
stocksdaily.net logoBuckle Inc (NYSE:BKE) Dividend Payment At $1 Per Share (NYSE:BKE)
www.stocksdaily.net - January 1 at 3:53 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BKE) : December 27, 2016 (NYSE:BKE)
www.capitalcube.com - December 27 at 10:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BKE-US : December 23, 2016 (NYSE:BKE)
www.capitalcube.com - December 23 at 4:04 PM
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www.stockoptionschannel.com - December 19 at 4:24 PM
stocksdaily.net logoBuckle Inc (NYSE:BKE) Announces Per-Share Dividend Disbursement Of $1 (NYSE:BKE)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 18 at 2:00 AM
stocksdaily.net logoCan Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE) Meet Analysts EPS Target Of $0.84? (NYSE:BKE)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 15 at 4:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBUCKLE INC Financials (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBUCKLE INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:BKE)
biz.yahoo.com - December 8 at 4:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Announces a $0.75 Per Share Special Cash Dividend and a $0.25 Per Share Regular Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 12:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:01 am Buckle's Board authorizes $0.75/share special cash dividend (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 12:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle's (BKE) Soft Comparable Sales Continue to Hurt Stock (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 4:41 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 10:35 AM
stocksdaily.net logoBuckle Inc (NYSE:BKE) Dividend Payment At $0.25 Per Share (NYSE:BKE)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 4 at 10:37 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:02 am Buckle reports Nov same store sales of -16.2% vs -7.9% year ago and -15.5% last month (NYSE:BKE)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 2 at 10:12 AM
streetinsider.com logoThe Buckle (BKE) Comps Fell 16.2% in Nov., Wider than Expected (NYSE:BKE)
www.streetinsider.com - December 1 at 3:58 PM
News IconThe Buckle, Inc. Reports November 2016 Net Sales (NYSE:BKE)
sports.yahoo.com - December 1 at 3:58 PM
4-traders.com logoBuckle Inc : Post Earnings Coverage as Buckle Earnings Tumble 35% (NYSE:BKE)
www.4-traders.com - November 30 at 11:10 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - November 29 at 2:59 PM
www.4-traders.com - November 21 at 4:00 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - November 21 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BKE earnings conference call or presentation 18-Nov-16 3:00pm GMT (NYSE:BKE)
finance.yahoo.com - November 19 at 12:19 PM
4-traders.com logoBuckle : misses 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BKE)
www.4-traders.com - November 18 at 12:10 PM
baystreet.ca logoBuckle (BKE) Gains on Earnings Expectations (NYSE:BKE)
www.baystreet.ca - November 18 at 12:10 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle misses 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:BKE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 12:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Buckle Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:BKE)
biz.yahoo.com - November 18 at 12:10 PM
publicnow.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Net Income (NYSE:BKE)
www.publicnow.com - November 18 at 12:10 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 1:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to The Buckle, Inc. : November 15, 2016 (NYSE:BKE)
www.capitalcube.com - November 15 at 4:01 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 8:56 PM
capitalcube.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BKE-US : November 14, 2016 (NYSE:BKE)
www.capitalcube.com - November 14 at 8:29 AM
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What is Buckle's stock symbol?

Buckle trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BKE."

How often does Buckle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Buckle?

Buckle announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, January 25th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 11th.

Where is Buckle's stock going? Where will Buckle's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Buckle's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Buckle's stock price to reach $21.33 in the next year.

When will Buckle announce their earnings?

Buckle is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 9th 2017.

What are analysts saying about Buckle stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Buckle stock:

  • According to Zacks Investment Research, "Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel for young men and women. The company markets a wide selection of mostly brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. They emphasize personalized attention to their customers and provides individual customer services such as free alterations, free gift-wrapping, easy layaways and a frequent shopper program. Most stores are located in regional, high-traffic shopping malls, and this is their strategy for future expansion. " (8/3/2016)

  • Brean Capital analysts commented, "In spite of better Q4 results, remain concerned about competitive landscape given company’s approach to promotions. Based on sector headwinds and recent channel checks, and in spite of easier upcoming compares, we see little reason for a reversal in BKE’s current comp trend. Moreover, with limited top-line growth and still industry-leading operating margins, we believe forward multiple expansion is limited until the women’s business shows some traction." (3/15/2016)

Who owns Buckle stock?

Buckle's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (15.16%), Royce & Associates LP (5.78%), State Street Corp (1.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.11%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (0.41%) and Summit Street Capital Management LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own Buckle stock include Bill L Fairfield, Kelli D Molczyk, Kyle Hanson, Michael E Huss and Michelle Hoffman.

Who sold Buckle stock? Who is selling Buckle stock?

Buckle's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC, Summit Street Capital Management LLC, Century Capital Management LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Cantab Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Buckle stock in the last year include Kelli D Molczyk, Kyle Hanson, Michael E Huss and Michelle Hoffman.

Who bought Buckle stock? Who is buying Buckle stock?

Buckle's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Baird Financial Group Inc., Horizon Kinetics LLC, Comerica Bank and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.

How do I buy Buckle stock?

Shares of Buckle can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Buckle stock cost?

One share of Buckle stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.65.

Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff