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 analyst gave a price target of 18, which equates to a potential upside of 3.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 15, which equates to a potential downside of -13.54 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. 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.

The growth rate of BKE's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -8.79 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 below the 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.