Buckle Company Profile (NYSE:BKE)

About Buckle (NYSE:BKE)

Buckle logoThe Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men and women. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 467 retail stores in 44 states throughout the United States under the names Buckle and The Buckle. 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 guest loyalty program. The Company offers denims from brands, such as Miss Me, Rock Revival, Big Star Vintage, Buffalo Jeans, KanCan, Flying Monkey and Levi's. Its other brands include Hurley, Billabong, Affliction, American Fighter, Fast & Furious, Oakley, Fox, Puma, Obey, RVCA, Salvage, 7 Diamonds, Nixon, Amuse Society, Free People, White Crow, Corral, Reef, Kustom, Timberland, UGG, TOMS, SAXX, Stance, Lokai, Ray-Ban, and Fossil.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Apparel Stores
  • Sub-Industry: Apparel Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:BKE
  • CUSIP: 11844010
  • Web: www.buckle.com
  • Market Cap: $805.22 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 48,177,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.37
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.78
  • 52 Week Range: $16.00 - $28.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.849
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.60
  • P/E Growth: 51.500
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $943.58 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.85
  • Book Value: $9.05 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 5.9%
  • EBIDTA: $174.42 million
  • Net Margins: 11.32%
  • Return on Equity: 27.17%
  • Return on Assets: 20.24%
  • Current Ratio: 4.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.68%
  • Average Volume: 633,406 shs.
  • Beta: 1.08
  • Short Ratio: 13.19

Frequently Asked Questions for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)

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, March 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, April 25th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 11th. View Buckle's Dividend History.

How were Buckle's earnings last quarter?

Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 18th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $212.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $216.42 million. Buckle had a net margin of 11.32% and a return on equity of 27.17%. Buckle's revenue for the quarter was down 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.48 EPS. View Buckle's Earnings History.

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

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Buckle's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Buckle's stock price to reach $18.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Buckle.

What are analysts saying about Buckle stock?

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

  • 1. 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. " (5/19/2017)
  • 2. Deutsche Bank AG analysts commented, "Under such earnings pressure, we forecast FCF levels to dip below the ~$85 million annual dividend payout necessary to sustain the special dividend at 75c, and continue to see the special dividend as at risk for reduction or elimination," the analysts said.March Comps, Down, But BeatsDeutsche Bank noted that Buckle's March same-stores sales were down 10.1 percent year-over-year, not as worse as its forecast for a 15 percent drop and the consensus estimate for a 10.8 percent decline. This, according to the firm, has come despite dismal Prodco traffic trends, unfavorable weather and a promotional backdrop."We were pleased to see the 2-year stack accelerate to its best level since December, and anticipate further improvement in April given the Easter shift which has added an average of ~400 bps in prior instances," (4/7/2017)

How were Buckle's same store sales last quarter?

Buckle same-store sales fell 3.5% during the month of April. Buckle stock rose by 1.8% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Who are some of Buckle's key competitors?

Who owns Buckle stock?

Buckle's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (15.14%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.73%), Royce & Associates LP (3.08%), State Street Corp (2.17%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.88%) and Advisors Asset Management Inc. (1.83%). Company insiders that own Buckle stock include Bill L Fairfield, Kelli D Molczyk, Kyle Hanson, Michael E Huss and Michelle Hoffman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Buckle.

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, Crawford Investment Counsel Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN and AXA. Company insiders that have sold Buckle stock in the last year include Kelli D Molczyk, Kyle Hanson and Michael E Huss. View Insider Buying and Selling for Buckle.

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 State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Sprucegrove Investment Management Ltd., Scout Investments Inc., Alambic Investment Management L.P. and HighTower Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Buckle.

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 $16.70.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Buckle (NYSE:BKE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.50 (10.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/20/2017ValuEngineUpgradeHold -> BuyMediumView Rating Details
5/19/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHold -> Sell$16.00HighView Rating Details
9/4/2016WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
6/26/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingEqual WeightN/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform -> Underperform$23.00N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
3/15/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$34.00N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2015NomuraBoost Price Target$47.00 -> $49.00N/AView Rating Details
6/4/2015BB&T Co.UpgradeUnderweight -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Earnings by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/18/2017Q1 2018$0.32$0.34$216.42 million$212.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2017Q4 2017$0.78$0.74$289.44 million$280.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2016Q316$0.51$0.48$239.20 million$239.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2016Q216$0.36$0.32$212.20 million$212.16 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2016Q116$0.56$0.48$243.50 million$243.54 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$0.77$0.70$273.51 million$271.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/13/2015Q414$1.24$1.25$353.50 million$353.54 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.36
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.36$0.44$0.40
Q2 20182$0.25$0.30$0.28
Q3 20182$0.45$0.50$0.48
Q4 20182$0.75$0.89$0.82
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Most Recent Dividend:4/25/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:5.99%
Dividend Growth:18.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.49% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.47% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 41.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.79%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
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)


Headline Trends for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
Latest Headlines for Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 21 at 8:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Rating Lowered to Sell at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 20 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle's (BKE) Q1 Earnings Beat Zacks Consensus, Stock Up
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BKE earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 2:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFashion Companies Gain on ‘Not So Bad’ Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 3:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports First Quarter Net Income and Announces the Planned Retirement of Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle posts 1Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 11:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 8:53 AM
cnbc.com logo'Buckle up. This is going to be bumpy,' market expert says
www.cnbc.com - May 17 at 5:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BKE) : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 4:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoAre Investors Skeptical about Buckle's (BKE) Q1 Earnings?
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 12:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAre Investors Skeptical about Buckle's (BKE) Q1 Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BKE-US : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWeek Ahead: Markets 'Marking Time' Until Trump Gets Back to Business on Tax Reform
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 9:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle's Sluggish Comparable Sales Continue to Hurt Stock
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports April 2017 Net Sales
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 4:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc Stock Climbs 1.8% Following April Same-Store Sales Report (NYSE:BKE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 3:56 PM
wsj.com logoIron Buckles Under Tighter Chinese Credit
www.wsj.com - May 4 at 11:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle (BKE) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 12:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BKE-US : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 3:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle (BKE) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.11
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $213.96 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 12:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. : BKE-US: Dividend Analysis : April 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Buckle Inc (BKE) to Announce $0.34 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle (BKE) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 5:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle's (BKE) Soft Comparable Sales Continue to Hurt Stock
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 11:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (BKE) Upgraded at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc's March Same Store Sales Numbers Miss Analysts' Estimates, Shares Rise by 3.1% (NYSE:BKE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 5:11 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoBuckle Holds It Together Near Term; Deutsche Bank Upgrades
feeds.benzinga.com - April 7 at 11:40 AM
streetinsider.com logoThe Buckle (BKE) March Comps Decline 10.1% - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 7 at 8:31 AM
streetinsider.com logoDeutsche Bank Upgrades Buckle, Inc. (BKE) to Hold; Sees Valuation Support Following 50% Sell-Off - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 7 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to The Buckle, Inc. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports March 2017 Net Sales
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarch Same-Store Sales Deliver Little Good News
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBuckle Inc (bke) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:15 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBUCKLE INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 29 at 4:13 PM
businesswire.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports Quarterly Dividend | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - March 21 at 9:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports Quarterly Dividend
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 4:16 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBUCKLE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 4:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBuckle (BKE) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues in Line - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 3:15 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] As Retailers Go Silent, Big Data Fills the Void
www.wsj.com - March 15 at 4:13 PM
zacks.com logoBuckle (BKE) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates, Revenues in Line
www.zacks.com - March 14 at 8:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Week's Best Earnings Charts
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:52 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoThe Buckle, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Net Income
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Buckle Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BKE earnings conference call or presentation 10-Mar-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoBUCKLE INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
biz.yahoo.com - March 10 at 4:47 PM
nasdaq.com logoBuckle (BKE) to Post Q4 Earnings: Will the Stock Disappoint? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 9 at 4:29 PM



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