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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for BKE. The highest price target was 18, implying potential capital gains of 3.75 percent. The minimum price target given was 15, which equates to a potential downside of -13.54 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -5.15 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of BKE to grow at a rate of -8.79 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. BKE has a PEG ratio of -1.05.

BKE has a 52-week high of 28.67 and a 52-week low of 16.00. Today's price is 8.44 percent above the 52-week low, and 39.48 percent lower than its 52-week high. BKE has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.81089 billion. BKE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.