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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
BKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BKE: No Debt )
BKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.71
BKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BKE: 0.71 )
BKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.71

0.61
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
BKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 32.14 vs. BKE: No Debt )
BKE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 12.68
M-Score: -1.73
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.56
BKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. BKE: 22.56 )
BKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 22.97
Current: 22.56

8.07
22.97
Net-margin (%) 14.20
BKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. BKE: 14.20 )
BKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.31   Max: 14.62
Current: 14.2

5.31
14.62
ROE (%) 41.05
BKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. BKE: 41.05 )
BKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 12   Max: 50.34
Current: 41.05

12
50.34
ROA (%) 28.55
BKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. BKE: 28.55 )
BKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 10.58   Max: 32.55
Current: 28.55

10.58
32.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 114.03
BKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. BKE: 114.03 )
BKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 47.41   Max: 147.6
Current: 114.03

47.41
147.6
Revenue Growth (%) 5.20
BKE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BKE: 5.20 )
BKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 23.8
Current: 5.2

0.5
23.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.50
BKE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BKE: 1.50 )
BKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.2   Max: 39.5
Current: 1.5

-6.2
39.5
EPS Growth (%) 5.80
BKE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. BKE: 5.80 )
BKE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 45.7
Current: 5.8

-3.8
45.7
» BKE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BKE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 405,142 sh (+102.1%)
Murray Stahl 10,354 sh (+64.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,005 sh (+22.07%)
Scott Black 217,328 sh (+1.44%)
Chuck Royce 7,659,999 sh (+0.67%)
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Q1 2014

BKE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 70,635 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 24,900 sh (+397.5%)
Murray Stahl 16,451 sh (+58.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 550,468 sh (+35.87%)
Scott Black 218,859 sh (+0.7%)
Chuck Royce 7,674,629 sh (+0.19%)
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Q2 2014

BKE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Murray Stahl 17,258 sh (+4.91%)
Chuck Royce 7,691,625 sh (+0.22%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 472,628 sh (-14.14%)
Scott Black 156,517 sh (-28.49%)
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Q3 2014

BKE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 16,150 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 15,708 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 581,142 sh (+22.96%)
Scott Black 173,557 sh (+10.89%)
Murray Stahl 18,180 sh (+5.34%)
Chuck Royce 7,685,638 sh (-0.08%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BKE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Scott Black 2014-09-30 Add 10.89%0.11%$42.31 - $49.82 $ 50.559%173557
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 22.96%0.05%$42.31 - $49.82 $ 50.559%581142
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -28.49%0.31%$43.02 - $48.4 $ 50.5511%156517
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 35.87%0.1%$41.94 - $52.69 $ 50.5510%550468
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 102.1%0.26%$46.73 - $54.43 $ 50.550%405142
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 34.83%0.09%$51.6 - $57.06 $ 50.55-6%200467
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 15.95%0.19%$45.51 - $57.14 $ 50.55-1%230521
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -26.98%0.13%$45.51 - $57.14 $ 50.55-1%148686
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -62.52%0.3%$37.09 - $47.55 $ 50.5522%241000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 78.74%0.23%$37.05 - $49.32 $ 50.5519%179911
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 19.92%0.22%$37.05 - $49.32 $ 50.5519%209664
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 80.8%0.19%$40.26 - $49.56 $ 50.5521%100653
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.37%$34.55 - $46.63 $ 50.5524%613000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -39.91%0.19%$34.55 - $46.63 $ 50.5524%49074
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.00
BKE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. BKE: 15.00 )
BKE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.58   Max: 21.32
Current: 15

7.58
21.32
P/B 5.57
BKE's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. BKE: 5.57 )
BKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 8.33
Current: 5.57

1.57
8.33
P/S 2.13
BKE's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. BKE: 2.13 )
BKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.13

1.01
2.7
EV-to-EBIT 8.71
BKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.88 vs. BKE: 8.71 )
BKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 13.4
Current: 8.71

4.3
13.4
PEG 3.75
BKE's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BKE: 3.75 )
BKE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 9.51
Current: 3.75

0.35
9.51
Shiller P/E 15.56
BKE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 53.43 vs. BKE: 15.56 )
BKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.35   Max: 32.06
Current: 15.56

12.35
32.06
Current Ratio 3.48
BKE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BKE: 3.48 )
BKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.15   Max: 7.99
Current: 3.48

2.15
7.99
Quick Ratio 2.20
BKE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BKE: 2.20 )
BKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 5.96
Current: 2.2

0.99
5.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.74
BKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BKE: 1.74 )
BKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.85
Current: 1.74

0.7
4.85
Dividend Payout 0.26
BKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BKE: 0.26 )
BKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.26

0.14
0.53
Dividend growth (3y) 0.80
BKE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BKE: 0.80 )
BKE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.2
Current: 0.8

0
61.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.74
BKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BKE: 1.74 )
BKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.97
Current: 1.74

0.72
4.97
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
BKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. BKE: -0.70 )
BKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -3.5
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 84.25
BKE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
94% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BKE: 84.25 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 4432
Current: 84.25

3.84
4432
Price/Net Current Asset Value 21.69
BKE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BKE: 21.69 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 222.76
Current: 21.69

2.9
222.76
Price/Tangible Book 5.57
BKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. BKE: 5.57 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 8
Current: 5.57

1.33
8
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
BKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. BKE: 1.40 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.4

0.69
2.52
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
BKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BKE: 1.15 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.44
Current: 1.15

0.38
1.44
Price/Graham Number 1.94
BKE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BKE: 1.94 )
BKE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.94

0.72
2.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.50
BKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BKE: 11.50 )
BKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 23.3
Current: 11.5

7.5
23.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.41
BKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BKE: 9.41 )
BKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 31.7
Current: 9.41

1.7
31.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Buckle, Inc. was incorporated in Nebraska in 1948. The Company is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion conscious young men and women. It markets a selection of mostly brand name casual apparel including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. It operates 450 stores located in 43 states throughout the continental United States. The Company provides customer services such as free hemming, free gift-wrapping, easy layaways, the Buckle private label credit card, and a frequent shopper program. Its stores are located in regional shopping malls and lifestyle centers. "BUCKLE", "THE BUCKLE", "BUCKLE BLACK", "BKE", "BKE BOUTIQUE", "BKE SOLE", "DAYTRIP", "RECLAIM", "B BELIEVES", "GIMMICKS", "BEST OF THE BLUES", "BKE RED", "BEST BRANDS", "FAVORITE JEANS", "BKE SPORT", "BKE LOUNGE", and "B" icon are federally registered trademarks of the Company. In the men's merchandise area, the Company competes with specialty retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Gap, Hollister, Pacific Sunwear, Tilly's, and Zumiez. The men's market also competes with certain department stores, such as Dillards, Macy's, Bon-Ton stores, Nordstrom, and certain local or regional department stores and small specialty stores, as well as with mail order and internet retailers. In the women's merchandise area, the Company competes with specialty retailers such as Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Charlotte Russe, Express, Forever 21, Gap, Hollister, H&M, Maurices, Pacific Sunwear, Tilly's, Vanity, and Wet Seal. The women's market also competes with department stores, such as Dillards, Macy's, Bon-Ton stores, Nordstrom, and certain local or regional department stores and small specialty stores, as well as with mail order and internet retailers.
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