About Buckle (NYSE:BKE)
The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the United States. The company markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. It operates stores under the Buckle and The Buckle names. The company also sells its products through its Website, buckle.com. As of January 18, 2016, it operated 467 retail stores in 44 states. The company was formerly known as Mills Clothing, Inc. and changed its name to The Buckle, Inc. in April 1991. The Buckle, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry NONFOOD RETAIL/WH
Trailing P/E Ratio11.2634408602151
Forward P/E Ratio12.54
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$913.38 million
Price / Sales1.12
Cash Flow$2.89 per share
Price / Cash7.25
Book Value$8.01 per share
Price / Book2.62
Net Income$89.71 million
Return on Equity20.98%
Return on Assets15.71%
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Frequently Asked Questions
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 6th. Investors of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, January 26th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. View Buckle's Dividend History.
How were Buckle's earnings last quarter?
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) released its earnings results on Friday, March, 16th. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.13. The company earned $281.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $280.04 million. Buckle had a net margin of 9.82% and a return on equity of 20.98%. Buckle's revenue for the quarter was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.74 EPS. View Buckle's Earnings History.
When will Buckle make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Buckle's stock going? Where will Buckle's stock price be in 2018?
1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Buckle's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Buckle's stock price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Buckle.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Buckle stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Buckle stock:
- 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "The Buckle, Inc. is a leading retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion-conscious young men and women. Buckle markets a wide selection of brand names and private label casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear. The Company emphasizes personalized attention to its guests (customers) and provides individual customer services such as free alterations, layaways, and a frequent shopper program. " (3/21/2018)
- 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 increased by 0.2% in the month of February. Buckle shares fell by 1.2% in the first full-day of trading following the news.
Who are some of Buckle's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Buckle include Li Ning (LNNGY), Big Lots (BIG), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Travelport Worldwide (TVPT), DSW (DSW), At Home Group (HOME), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA), RH (RH), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Group 1 Automotive (GPI), GameStop (GME), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), Overstock.com (OSTK), GMS (GMS), BMC Stock (BMCH), Office Depot (ODP), Insight Enterprises (NSIT) and Systemax (SYX).
Who are Buckle's key executives?
Buckle's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Dennis H. Nelson, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director (Age 68)
- Mr. Brett P. Milkie, Sr. VP of Leasing (Age 58)
- Ms. Kari G. Smith, Exec. VP of Stores & Director (Age 54)
- Mr. Robert M. Carlberg, Sr. VP of Men's Merchandising (Age 55)
- Mr. Thomas B. Heacock, Sr. VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO & Director (Age 40)
Has Buckle been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about BKE stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Buckle earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Buckle's major shareholders?
Buckle's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.38%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.37%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.56%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.49%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.99%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.48%). Company insiders that own Buckle stock include Bill L Fairfield, Brett P Milkie, Diane L Applegate, Kelli D Molczyk, Kyle Hanson, Michael E Huss and Robert Erle Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Buckle.
Which institutional investors are selling Buckle stock?
BKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Victory Capital Management Inc., Gotham Asset Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Adams Asset Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Royce & Associates LP and Hays Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold Buckle company stock in the last year include Brett P Milkie, Diane L Applegate, Kyle Hanson, Michael E Huss and Robert Erle Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Buckle.
Which institutional investors are buying Buckle stock?
BKE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ, BlackRock Inc., Sterling Capital Management LLC, Arizona State Retirement System and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Buckle.
How do I buy shares of Buckle?
Shares of BKE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Buckle's stock price today?
One share of BKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.95.
How big of a company is Buckle?
Buckle has a market capitalization of $991.48 million and generates $913.38 million in revenue each year. The company earns $89.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.86 on an earnings per share basis. Buckle employs 8,600 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Buckle?
Buckle's mailing address is 2407 West 24th Street, Kearney NE, 68845. The company can be reached via phone at 308-236-8491 or via email at [email protected]
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Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Buckle (NYSE BKE) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|3/16/2018||Q4 2018||$0.74||$0.87||$280.04 million||$281.20 million||View||Listen|
|11/17/2017||Q3 2018||$0.40||$0.41||$224.12 million||$224.30 million||View||N/A|
|8/17/2017||Q2 2018||$0.23||$0.24||$195.97 million||$195.65 million||View||N/A|
|5/18/2017||Q1 2018||$0.32||$0.34||$216.42 million||$212.20 million||View||N/A|
|3/10/2017||Q4 2017||$0.78||$0.74||$289.44 million||$280.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/18/2016||Q316||$0.51||$0.48||$239.20 million||$239.21 million||View||N/A|
|8/19/2016||Q216||$0.36||$0.32||$212.20 million||$212.16 million||View||Listen|
|5/20/2016||Q116||$0.56||$0.48||$243.50 million||$243.54 million||View||Listen|
|3/11/2016||Q415||$1.08||$1.13||$332.41 million||$332.00 million||View||Listen|
|11/19/2015||Q315||$0.78||$0.74||$288.61 million||$280.20 million||View||Listen|
|8/20/2015||Q215||$0.47||$0.49||$241.20 million||$236.10 million||View||Listen|
|5/21/2015||Q115||$0.77||$0.70||$273.51 million||$271.30 million||View||Listen|
|3/13/2015||Q414||$1.24||$1.25||$353.50 million||$353.54 million||View||N/A|
|11/20/2014||Q314||$0.86||$0.84||$293.75 million||$292.20 million||View||N/A|
|8/21/2014||Q214||$0.53||$0.51||$253.13 million||$235.70 million||View||N/A|
|5/22/2014||Q114||$0.78||$0.78||$273.19 million||$271.70 million||View||N/A|
|3/14/2014||Q413||$0.13||$1.24||$340.69 million||$339.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/21/2013||Q3||$0.90||$0.85||$291.14 million||$286.80 million||View||Listen|
|8/22/2013||Q2 2013||$0.52||$0.52||$231.52 million||$232.50 million||View||N/A|
|5/23/2013||Q1 2013||$0.82||$0.78||$272.48 million||$269.70 million||View||N/A|
|3/14/2013||Q4 2012||$1.25||$1.29||$356.58 million||$360.60 million||View||N/A|
|11/15/2012||Q312||$0.84||$0.89||$279.05 million||$284.10 million||View||N/A|
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.97
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||1/26/2018|
|Dividend Growth:||4.40% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||53.76% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
59.88% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
72.99% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Buckle (NYSE BKE) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 41.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 64.93%
Buckle (NYSE BKE) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/19/2018||Diane L Applegate||VP||Sell||1,200||$20.84||$25,008.00||20,500|| |
|11/22/2017||Brett P Milkie||SVP||Sell||1,500||$21.02||$31,530.00||32,070|| |
|11/20/2017||Robert Erle Campbell||Director||Sell||2,000||$21.00||$42,000.00||31,964|| |
|10/18/2017||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||4,100||$15.95||$65,395.00||24,900|| |
|8/21/2017||Michael E Huss||Director||Sell||1,250||$13.67||$17,087.50||16,500|| |
|12/12/2016||Michael E Huss||Director||Sell||1,000||$24.76||$24,760.00||15,500|| |
|7/20/2016||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||5,400||$26.13||$141,102.00||25,400|| |
|7/19/2016||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||1,000||$26.25||$26,250.00||25,400|| |
|7/13/2016||Kelli D Molczyk||VP||Sell||4,000||$26.71||$106,840.00||21,163|| |
|5/24/2016||Bill L Fairfield||Director||Buy||200||$23.53||$4,706.00||38,008|| |
|3/17/2016||Michelle Hoffman||VP||Sell||1,500||$33.32||$49,980.00||29,382|| |
|3/19/2015||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||4,650||$49.55||$230,407.50|| |
|1/22/2015||Patricia K Whisler||SVP||Sell||25,000||$50.03||$1,250,750.00|| |
|12/18/2014||James E Shada||Director||Sell||5,000||$52.03||$260,150.00|| |
|12/17/2014||Kari G Smith||EVP||Sell||5,000||$50.27||$251,350.00|| |
|12/15/2014||Kari G Smith||EVP||Sell||5,000||$50.00||$250,000.00|| |
|11/28/2014||John P Peetz||Director||Sell||5,081||$51.07||$259,486.67|| |
|11/24/2014||Dennis H Nelson||CEO||Sell||50,000||$51.13||$2,556,500.00|| |
|11/21/2014||Bill L Fairfield||Director||Sell||10,000||$50.50||$505,000.00|| |
|7/21/2014||Bill L Fairfield||Director||Sell||1,000||$42.19||$42,190.00|| |
|6/16/2014||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||4,975||$45.00||$223,875.00|| |
|11/25/2013||Robert Carlberg||VP||Sell||16,000||$52.16||$834,560.00||56,070|| |
|7/17/2013||Brett P Milkie||VP||Buy||1,000||$54.64||$54,640.00|| |
|7/12/2013||Patricia K Whisler||VP||Sell||24,000||$54.75||$1,314,000.00|| |
|5/30/2013||Kyle Hanson||Insider||Sell||1,600||$53.40||$85,440.00|| |
|5/28/2013||Robert M Carlberg||VP||Sell||15,000||$54.22||$813,300.00|| |
|5/24/2013||Kari G Smith||VP||Sell||20,000||$54.01||$1,080,200.00|| |
|5/24/2013||Kyle Hanson||Insider||Sell||4,000||$54.06||$216,240.00|| |
|5/24/2013||Robert Erle Campbell||Director||Sell||6,763||$54.08||$365,743.04|| |
Buckle (NYSE BKE) News Headlines
|Buckle (BKE) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 5:33 PM
|The Buckle (BKE) Q4 2017 Earnings Conference Call Transcript|
finance.yahoo.com - March 19 at 4:28 PM
|Edited Transcript of BKE earnings conference call or presentation 16-Mar-18 2:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 9:35 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.13 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 5:24 PM
|Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Buckle Profit Tops Expectations|
feeds.benzinga.com - March 16 at 11:22 AM
|The Buckle shares jump 6.6% premarket after earnings top estimates|
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:38 AM
|Can The Buckle Inc’s (NYSE:BKE) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:38 AM
|Buckle rallies after profit improvement|
seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 9:19 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 6:00 PM
|BRIEF-Buckle Inc Says February Sales Rose 2 Pct To $64 Million|
www.reuters.com - March 9 at 5:36 PM
|The Buckle, Inc. Reports February 2018 Net Sales and Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call|
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 9:40 AM
|Buckley Sandler Launches APPROVED Licensing Service|
www.prnewswire.com - March 7 at 10:10 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 5:48 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Rating Lowered to Buy at ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 11:06 PM
|Should Value Investors Consider Buckle (BKE) Stock Right Now?|
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:12 PM
|Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Purchases 22,262 Shares of Buckle Inc (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 5:54 AM
|Buckle Inc Shares Drop 1.2% Following February Same-Store Sales Report (NYSE:BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 9:20 AM
|Buckle Inc (BKE) Position Reduced by Royce & Associates LP|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 8:24 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 1:12 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 10:52 PM
|[$$] HNA/HK property: throttling back|
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 4:40 PM
|The Buckle, Inc. Reports January 2018 Net Sales|
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:51 AM
|Buckle Your Belt: Wild Ride Continues As VIX Remains Up, Stocks Face Pressure|
feeds.benzinga.com - February 7 at 12:04 PM
|Need to Know: Buckle up! This ‘ultimate bear chart’ signals a pivotal moment for investors|
www.marketwatch.com - February 5 at 6:51 AM
|Buckle Inc's Same Store Sales Numbers Miss Analysts' Estimates (NYSE:BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 9:08 AM
|Lowe's Announces New Share Buyback Program to Boost Returns|
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 4:20 PM
|Buckle Inc (BKE) VP Sells $25,008.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 19 at 10:50 PM
|What’s Express’s Valuation?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 10:23 AM
|Why Is Express Streamlining Its Store Portfolio?|
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 9:40 AM
|Stocks Showing Market Leadership: Buckle Earns 91 RS Rating|
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:17 PM
|Stocks Showing Rising Market Leadership: Buckle Earns 87 RS Rating|
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:36 PM
|Chico's Revises Fourth-Quarter FY17 View, Issues Tax Updates|
www.zacks.com - January 9 at 9:23 AM
|The Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE): Financial Strength Analysis|
finance.yahoo.com - January 7 at 7:12 PM
|Why Buckle, Insys Therapeutics, and United Natural Foods Slumped Today|
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 5:30 PM
|Buckle Inc Shares Drop 8.2% Following Same-Store Sales Report (NYSE:BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 9:10 AM
|ETFs with exposure to The Buckle, Inc. : December 25, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 3:22 PM
|Comparing Tilly's (TLYS) & Buckle (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 24 at 11:28 PM
|Should You Get Rid of Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) Now?|
www.zacks.com - December 20 at 9:20 AM
|Buckle Scores Relative Strength Rating Upgrade|
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 5:27 PM
|Investors Buy High Volume of Buckle Put Options (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 4:40 AM
|ETFs with exposure to The Buckle, Inc. : December 12, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 5:58 PM
|Fed Week To Dawn As Tax Debate Continues And Inflation Data Pours In|
feeds.benzinga.com - December 11 at 10:10 AM
|The Buckle, Inc. :BKE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2018 By the Numbers : December 8, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 5:21 PM
|New Strong Buy Stocks for December 8th|
www.zacks.com - December 8 at 9:18 AM
|Buckle Joins Rank Of Stocks With RS Ratings Over 90|
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 5:57 PM
|Buckle, Inc. (The) (BKE) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 5:40 PM
|Buckle to pay out a special dividend valued at $85.5 million|
www.marketwatch.com - December 5 at 5:25 PM
|The Buckle, Inc. Announces a $1.75 Per Share Special Cash Dividend, a $0.25 Per Share Regular Quarterly Dividend and the Election of Thomas B. Heacock to the Company’s Board of Directors|
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 10:00 AM
|Timothy Lange Joins Buckley Sandler as Director of Licensing|
feeds.benzinga.com - December 4 at 12:50 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Strong-Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 10:04 PM
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