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The Buckle Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.05 (-0.14 %)
(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.49
50-Day Range
MA: $31.63
52-Week Range
Now: $34.49
Volume543,994 shs
Average Volume401,267 shs
Market Capitalization$1.70 billion
P/E Ratio15.13
Dividend Yield3.47%
The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the United States. It markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear, as well as private label merchandise primarily comprising BKE, Buckle Black, BKE Boutique, Red by BKE, Daytrip denim, Gimmicks, Gilded Intent, FITZ + EDDI, Outpost Makers, Departwest, and Veece. The company also provides services, such as hemming, gift-wrapping, layaways, guest loyalty program, the Buckle private label credit card, and personalized stylist services, as well as special order system that allows stores to obtain requested merchandise from other company stores or its online order fulfillment center. As of February 02-2019, it operated 450 retail stores in 42 states under the Buckle and The Buckle names. The Buckle, Inc. also sells its products through its Website, buckle.com. 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.
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Overall MarketRank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

51st out of 383 stocks

Family Clothing Stores Industry

2nd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Family clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$900.25 million
Cash Flow$2.80 per share
Book Value$7.91 per share


Net Income$104.43 million


Market Cap$1.70 billion
Next Earnings Date3/12/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 01/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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The Buckle (NYSE:BKE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Buckle's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

The Buckle's stock was trading at $17.33 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BKE stock has increased by 99.0% and is now trading at $34.49.
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Is The Buckle a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Buckle in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" The Buckle stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Buckle?

Wall Street analysts have given The Buckle a "Sell" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Buckle wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Dennis H. Nelson's approval rating as The Buckle's CEO?

639 employees have rated The Buckle CEO Dennis H. Nelson on Glassdoor.com. Dennis H. Nelson has an approval rating of 96% among The Buckle's employees. This puts Dennis H. Nelson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is The Buckle's next earnings date?

The Buckle is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 12th 2021.
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How were The Buckle's earnings last quarter?

The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 19th. The company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.30. The business earned $251.01 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $251 million. The Buckle had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.47% and a net margin of 13.07%.
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How often does The Buckle pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Buckle?

The Buckle announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 21st will be given a dividend of $2.30 per share on Tuesday, December 29th. This represents a $9.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 26.67%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 18th. This is a positive change from The Buckle's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is The Buckle a good dividend stock?

The Buckle pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.47%. The dividend payout ratio of The Buckle is 56.07%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, The Buckle will have a dividend payout ratio of 51.72% next year. This indicates that The Buckle will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for BKE?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for The Buckle's shares. Their forecasts range from $11.00 to $11.00. On average, they expect The Buckle's share price to reach $11.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 68.1%.
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How were The Buckle's same store sales last quarter?

The Buckle same store sales increased by 8.4% in the month of December. The Buckle stock rose by 0% in the first day of trading following the news.

Who are some of The Buckle's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Buckle own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Buckle investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Starbucks (SBUX), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), CVS Health (CVS), eBay (EBAY), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC) and Macy's (M).

Who are The Buckle's key executives?

The Buckle's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dennis H. Nelson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 71, Pay $1.86M)
  • Mr. Thomas B. Heacock, Sr. VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO & Director (Age 43, Pay $603.13k)
  • Mr. Brett P. Milkie, Sr. VP of Leasing (Age 61, Pay $665.47k)
  • Ms. Kari G. Smith, Exec. VP of Stores & Director (Age 57, Pay $706.09k)
  • Mr. Robert M. Carlberg, Sr. VP of Men's Merchandising (Age 58, Pay $665.47k)
  • Ms. Brady M. Jenschke Fritz, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 41)
  • Ms. Michelle M. Hoffman, VP of Sales (Age 59)
  • Mr. Adam Akerson, Controller & Assistant Treasurer
  • Ms. Kelli D. Molczyk, VP of Women's Merchandising (Age 42)

What is The Buckle's stock symbol?

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

Who are The Buckle's major shareholders?

The Buckle's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.55%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.20%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own The Buckle stock include Bill L Fairfield, Diane L Applegate, Karen B Rhoads, Kari G Smith, Kelli D Molczyk, Michelle Hoffman, Robert Erle Campbell, Robert J Harbols and Robert M Carlberg.
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Which institutional investors are selling The Buckle stock?

BKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Hennessy Advisors Inc., and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold The Buckle company stock in the last year include Diane L Applegate, Karen B Rhoads, Kari G Smith, Kelli D Molczyk, Michelle Hoffman, and Robert M Carlberg.
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Which institutional investors are buying The Buckle stock?

BKE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and Pacer Advisors Inc..
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How do I buy shares of The Buckle?

Shares of BKE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is The Buckle's stock price today?

One share of BKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.49.

How big of a company is The Buckle?

The Buckle has a market capitalization of $1.70 billion and generates $900.25 million in revenue each year. The company earns $104.43 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.14 on an earnings per share basis. The Buckle employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

What is The Buckle's official website?

The official website for The Buckle is www.buckle.com.

How can I contact The Buckle?

The Buckle's mailing address is 2407 West 24th Street, Kearney NE, 68848. The company can be reached via phone at 308-236-8491 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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