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, 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. It provides its products through 456 retail stores in 43 states, as well as 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Family clothing stores
Trailing P/E Ratio11.95
Forward P/E Ratio12.49
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$913.38 million
Price / Sales1.18
Cash Flow$2.5549 per share
Price / Cash8.65
Book Value$8.01 per share
Price / Book2.76
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.85
Net Income$89.70 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, March 28th. Investors of record on Friday, April 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 12th. View Buckle's Dividend History.
How were Buckle's earnings last quarter?
Buckle (NYSE:BKE) released its quarterly 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 had revenue of $281.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $280.04 million. Buckle had a net margin of 9.82% and a return on equity of 20.98%. Buckle's quarterly revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.74 earnings per share. View Buckle's Earnings History.
When is Buckle's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for BKE?
1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Buckle's shares. Their predictions range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect Buckle's stock price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Buckle.
How were Buckle's same store sales last quarter?
Buckle same-store sales dropped 5.3% in the month of March. Buckle shares fell by 9.7% in the first day of trading following the news.
Who are some of Buckle's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Buckle include Travelport (TVPT), The Children's Place (PLCE), Sally Beauty (SBH), Dillard's (DDS), Classified Ventures (CARS), Stitch Fix (SFIX), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Papa John's Pizza (PZZA), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), RH (RH), Brinker International (EAT), Big Lots (BIG), Rite Aid (RAD), Wetherspoons (JDWPY), DSW (DSW), Dave & Buster's (PLAY), Rush Enterprises (RUSHA) and Shake Shack (SHAK).
Who are Buckle's key executives?
Buckle's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Dennis H. Nelson, Pres, CEO & 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?
Media coverage about BKE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Buckle earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.82 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
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 $22.10.
How big of a company is Buckle?
Buckle has a market capitalization of $1.08 billion and generates $913.38 million in revenue each year. The company earns $89.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.85 on an earnings per share basis. Buckle employs 7,400 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) Dividend Information
Buckle pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share, with a dividend yield of 4.52%. BKE's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Friday, April 27. Buckle pays out 54.05% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Dividend Growth:||4.40% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||54.05% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
56.50% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
69.93% (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: 65.49%
Buckle (NYSE BKE) Insider Trading History
(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|
|4/18/2018||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||1,200||$22.70||$27,240.00||26,700|| |
|4/13/2018||Robert Erle Campbell||Director||Sell||2,000||$22.70||$45,400.00||32,214|| |
|3/21/2018||Kyle Hanson||VP||Sell||2,553||$20.75||$52,974.75||36,900|| |
|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
|BRIEF-Buckle Inc CEO Dennis Nelson's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $3 Mln|
www.reuters.com - April 20 at 4:35 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Lifted to "Hold" at Deutsche Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:20 PM
|Insider Selling: Buckle (BKE) VP Sells 1,200 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 1:16 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Director Sells $45,400.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 1:27 PM
|Buckle Up For The Coming 'Carpocalypse Now' Over Electric Cars|
www.forbes.com - April 16 at 4:30 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 12:19 AM
|Buckle: A Double Ended Surprise|
seekingalpha.com - April 15 at 5:38 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Downgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:49 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:49 AM
|BidaskClub Upgrades Buckle (BKE) to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 4:55 PM
|BRIEF-The Buckle Inc's March Sales $82.3 Million|
www.reuters.com - April 13 at 4:35 PM
|Sales drop for Buckle in March|
seekingalpha.com - April 12 at 10:11 AM
|The Buckle (BKE) Reports March Sales Comps Down 1.1%|
www.streetinsider.com - April 12 at 10:11 AM
|Head-To-Head Analysis: TJX Companies (TJX) & Buckle (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 9:43 AM
|BidaskClub Lowers Buckle (BKE) to Sell|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 4:28 PM
|Trump Predicts China Will Be First to Buckle in Trade Dispute|
www.bloomberg.com - April 10 at 9:45 AM
|"Buckle up, baby" and watch the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story|
www.msn.com - April 9 at 9:35 AM
|Southeast Asia's idyllic islands buckle under tourism strain|
www.reuters.com - April 6 at 9:43 AM
|Head to Head Contrast: Urban Outfitters (URBN) & Buckle (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 3:05 PM
|Buckle (BKE) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Strong-Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 7:03 PM
|Buckle Stock Drops 9.7% Following Same-Store Sales Report (NYSE:BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 9:02 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 3:48 PM
|Buckle Target of Unusually High Options Trading (BKE)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 7:16 AM
|Buckle (BKE) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.25|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 5:18 PM
|The Buckle, Inc. Reports Quarterly Dividend|
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:45 AM
|TheStreet Upgrades Buckle (BKE) to "B-"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 12:28 AM
|Buckle (BKE) VP Sells $52,974.75 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 8:12 PM
|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
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