BKE Stock Overview
The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$28.32|
|52 Week High||US$57.10|
|52 Week Low||US$26.56|
|1 Month Change||-12.35%|
|3 Month Change||-12.27%|
|1 Year Change||-39.58%|
|3 Year Change||66.00%|
|5 Year Change||70.09%|
|Change since IPO||1,290.26%|
Recent News & Updates
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The Buckle: An Interesting Opportunity In Retail
The Buckle has only recently seen an improvement in sales, but overall bottom line results have been getting better for years. How cheap shares depend on how you price them, but on the whole, the company doesn't look pricey. Though the company may make for a decent prospect for long-term investors, the historical decline in store count causes long-term uncertainty.
|BKE||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: BKE underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -32.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BKE underperformed the US Market which returned -19.1% over the past year.
|BKE Average Weekly Movement||7.2%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.3%|
Stable Share Price: BKE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BKE's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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, Salvage, Red by BKE, Daytrip, Gimmicks, Gilded Intent, FITZ + EDDI, Willow & Root, Outpost Makers, Departwest, Reclaim, BKE Vintage, Nova Industries, J.B. Holt, and Veece.
Buckle Fundamentals Summary
|BKE fundamental statistics|
Is BKE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BKE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$524.86m|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Aug 19, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.14|
|Net Profit Margin||19.38%|
How did BKE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.9%Current Dividend Yield
Does BKE pay a reliable dividends?See BKE dividend history and benchmarks
|Buckle dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Jul 14 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jul 29 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||8 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||23 days|
Does BKE pay a reliable dividends?See BKE dividend history and benchmarks
Is BKE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BKE?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is BKE's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does BKE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|BKE PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BKE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.5x) compared to the peer average (6.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does BKE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Specialty Retail Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BKE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.5x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (5.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is BKE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||5.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||10.3x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BKE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of BKE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: BKE ($28.32) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($43.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BKE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BKE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.1x)
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How is Buckle forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BKE's forecast earnings growth (2.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: BKE's earnings (2.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BKE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BKE's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BKE's revenue (4.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BKE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Buckle performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BKE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BKE's current net profit margins (19.4%) are higher than last year (18.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BKE's earnings have grown significantly by 24.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BKE's earnings growth over the past year (27.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (24.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BKE earnings growth over the past year (27.4%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 40.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BKE's Return on Equity (71.5%) is considered outstanding.
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How is Buckle's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BKE's short term assets ($408.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($223.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: BKE's short term assets ($408.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($211.7M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BKE is debt free.
Reducing Debt: BKE has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BKE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: BKE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Buckle current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BKE's dividend (4.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).
High Dividend: BKE's dividend (4.94%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BKE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BKE's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (26.4%), BKE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (31.6%), BKE's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Dennis Nelson (72 yo)
Mr. Dennis H. Nelson has been President of The Buckle, Inc. since April 19, 1991 and also has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 17, 1997. Mr. Nelson began his career at Buckle Inc. in 1970 as a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dennis's total compensation ($USD11.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.53M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dennis's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BKE's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BKE's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BKE insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Buckle, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Buckle, Inc.
- Ticker: BKE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1948
- Industry: Apparel Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.394b
- Shares outstanding: 49.21m
- Website: https://www.buckle.com
Number of Employees
- The Buckle, Inc.
- 2407 West 24th Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/05 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/05 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.