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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BKE. The most optimistic price target was 18, implying a possible profit of 3.75 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, implying a possible loss of -13.54 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 4.36 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -2.08 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.15 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

BKE has an estimated earnings growth rate of -8.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of BKE is -1.05.

In the last 52-weeks, BKE has achieved a high of 28.67 and a low of 16.00. Currently the stock is 8.44 percent higher than its low, 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.