A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE: BKE) recently:

  • 8/3/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/2/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/27/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/25/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 7/5/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “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. “
  • 7/4/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $15.00.
  • 6/22/2017 – Buckle, Inc. (The) had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $16.00.

Shares of Buckle, Inc. (NYSE BKE) opened at 16.55 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $17.09 and a 200 day moving average price of $18.44. The stock has a market capitalization of $798.01 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.76 and a beta of 0.89. Buckle, Inc. has a 1-year low of $16.00 and a 1-year high of $28.67.

Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 18th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. Buckle, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 9.66% and a return on equity of 20.95%. The business had revenue of $212.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $216.42 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.48 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Buckle, Inc. will post $1.68 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, July 14th were given a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.04%. Buckle, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio is presently 53.19%.

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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