Buckle, Inc. (The) (BKE) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Friday
Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Friday, November 17th. Analysts expect Buckle, Inc. (The) to post earnings of $0.40 per share for the quarter.
Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. The company reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $195.65 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $195.97 million. Buckle, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 9.40% and a return on equity of 19.96%. Buckle, Inc. (The)’s quarterly revenue was down 7.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Buckle, Inc. (The) to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Buckle, Inc. (NYSE BKE) opened at $19.10 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $928.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.56 and a beta of 0.94. Buckle, Inc. has a 52 week low of $13.50 and a 52 week high of $27.10.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, October 13th were paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.24%. Buckle, Inc. (The)’s payout ratio is 55.56%.
Several research firms recently weighed in on BKE. ValuEngine raised shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub raised shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st.
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In other Buckle, Inc. (The) news, VP Kyle Hanson sold 4,100 shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.95, for a total value of $65,395.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 24,900 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $397,155. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 41.70% of the company’s stock.
Buckle, Inc. (The) Company Profile
The 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.
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