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.

BKE was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 18, implying potential capital gains of 3.75 percent. The lowest price target was 15, implying a possible loss 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 4.36 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -2.08 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

BKE has an estimated earnings growth rate of -8.79 percent as forecasted by analysts. 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. BKE has a PEG ratio of -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.