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Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE)
Equity to Asset Ratio
0.71 (As of Apr. 2014)

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated as shareholder’s tangible equity divided by its total asset. Buckle, Inc.'s total equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $391 Mil. Buckle, Inc.'s total assets for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $553 Mil. Therefore, Buckle, Inc.'s Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.71.

BKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.71

0.61
0.9

During the past 13 years, the highest Equity to Asset Ratio of Buckle, Inc. was 0.90. The lowest was 0.61. And the median was 0.79.

BKE's Equity to Assetis ranked higher than
89% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BKE: 0.71 )

Definition

Equity to Asset ratio measures the ratios of the portion of the asset owned by shareholders out of the total asset. It indicates the leverage of the company, and the amount of debt the company uses in its operation.

Equity to Asset ratio is calculated by dividing shareholder’s tangible equity divided by its total asset.

Buckle, Inc.'s Equity to Asset Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (A: Jan. 2014 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=361.93/546.293
=0.66

Buckle, Inc.'s Equity to Asset Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Equity to Asset (Q: Apr. 2014 )=Total Equity/Total Assets
=390.898/553.204
=0.71

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Equity to Asset ratio can vary greatly across different industries, as they have different capital structure. A company with smaller Equity to Asset ratio (more leveraged) may have higher Return on Equity because of the leverage.

For banks, the required minimum Equity to Asset ratio by regulation is 5%. Some stronger banks may have Equity to Asset Ratio of more than 10%.


Related Terms

Return on Equity, Total Assets, Total Equity


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Buckle, Inc. Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
equity2asset 0.820.800.780.750.730.730.700.680.610.66

Buckle, Inc. Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
equity2asset 0.680.720.740.730.610.660.670.680.660.71
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