Analyst Ratings for Buckle Inc. (BKE)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of Buckle Inc. (NYSE:BKE) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. About 30 days ago, BKE was issued an average rating of Hold.

0 analysts declared BKE a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BKE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential upside of 3.75 percent. The lowest price target was 15, implying potential capital losses of -13.54 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 4.36 percent. That number becomes -2.08 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -5.15 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of BKE to grow at a rate of -8.79 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of BKE is -1.05.

BKE has traded between a high of 28.67 and a low of 16.00 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.44 percent, and 39.48 percent lower than its 52-week high. BKE has a price/earnings ratio of 9.23. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BKE value stock report compares BKE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BKE is $0.81089 billion. BKE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.