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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 : 10/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
BKE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BKE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BKE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.74
BKE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BKE: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BKE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.76 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.74
0.61
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
BKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 27.47 vs. BKE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BKE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 8.15
Beneish M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
8.99%
50.09%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.82
BKE's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. BKE: 14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BKE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.68  Med: 22.2 Max: 22.97
Current: 14.82
14.68
22.97
Net Margin % 10.53
BKE's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. BKE: 10.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BKE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.82  Med: 14.14 Max: 14.62
Current: 10.53
9.82
14.62
ROE % 23.09
BKE's ROE % is ranked higher than
85% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. BKE: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BKE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83  Med: 38.42 Max: 50.34
Current: 23.09
21.83
50.34
ROA % 17.24
BKE's ROA % is ranked higher than
94% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BKE: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BKE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.05  Med: 27.03 Max: 32.55
Current: 17.24
16.05
32.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 68.12
BKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. BKE: 68.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BKE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.12  Med: 129.42 Max: 151.08
Current: 68.12
68.12
151.08
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.70
BKE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BKE: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BKE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 10.3 Max: 23.7
Current: -7.7
-7.7
23.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -17.20
BKE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BKE: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BKE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 13.95 Max: 39.2
Current: -17.2
-17.2
39.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -18.20
BKE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BKE: -18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BKE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 12.55 Max: 46.3
Current: -18.2
-18.2
46.3
» BKE's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2019-03-09 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

BKE Guru Trades in Q4 2017

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 42,374 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 68,014 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 46,266 sh (-61.44%)
Murray Stahl 17,862 sh (-28.50%)
Chuck Royce 235,812 sh (-9.05%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 205,561 sh (-0.37%)
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Q1 2018

BKE Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Joel Greenblatt 75,191 sh (+62.52%)
Murray Stahl 19,646 sh (+9.99%)
Chuck Royce 235,889 sh (+0.03%)
Pioneer Investments 71,555 sh (+5.21%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 42,374 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 205,143 sh (-0.20%)
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Q2 2018

BKE Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Chuck Royce 250,969 sh (+6.39%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 24,784 sh (-67.04%)
Murray Stahl 15,228 sh (-22.49%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 204,816 sh (-0.16%)
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Q3 2018

BKE Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Jim Simons 22,200 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 4,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,488 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 295,316 sh (+44.19%)
Chuck Royce 251,874 sh (+0.36%)
Murray Stahl 17,264 sh (+13.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 34,706 sh (+40.03%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores    NAICS: 448140    SIC: 5651
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Traded in other countries:BK2.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion conscious young men and women. It operates 468 stores located in 44 states throughout the continental United States.

Buckle, Inc. is a retailer that sells mostly branded apparel, footwear, and accessories targeting young men and women. It operates hundreds of stores throughout the United States. Most stores are located in shopping malls, and all stores are leased. Denim products comprise a substantial portion of total revenue and are key to the company's merchandising strategy. Buying teams seek to stay on top of fashion trends and popular brands. They purchase products from manufacturers within the United States and agents who source goods from foreign manufacturers. The company's receiving and distribution center is in Nebraska.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 10.21
BKE's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.95 vs. BKE: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BKE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.57  Med: 12.97 Max: 20.55
Current: 10.21
7.57
20.55
Forward PE Ratio 12.38
BKE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.89 vs. BKE: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.21
BKE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
69% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. BKE: 10.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BKE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.57  Med: 12.97 Max: 20.55
Current: 10.21
7.57
20.55
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.74
BKE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
60% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. BKE: 10.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BKE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 12.9 Max: 19.32
Current: 10.74
6.3
19.32
PB Ratio 2.43
BKE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BKE: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BKE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 4.28 Max: 8.33
Current: 2.43
1.57
8.33
PS Ratio 1.09
BKE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BKE: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BKE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.09
0.73
2.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.94
BKE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. BKE: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BKE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 13.25 Max: 19.31
Current: 8.94
5.9
19.31
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.03
BKE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. BKE: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BKE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.93  Med: 10 Max: 14.46
Current: 8.03
4.93
14.46
EV-to-EBIT 5.67
BKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. BKE: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BKE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 7.5 Max: 12.5
Current: 5.67
3.2
12.5
EV-to-EBITDA 4.67
BKE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. BKE: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BKE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 6.6 Max: 10.7
Current: 4.67
2.6
10.7
EV-to-Revenue 0.86
BKE's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
64% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BKE: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
BKE' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.86
0.5
2.4
Shiller PE Ratio 6.57
BKE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.09 vs. BKE: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BKE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.65  Med: 19.99 Max: 36.96
Current: 6.57
4.65
36.96
Current Ratio 4.06
BKE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BKE: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BKE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 3.67 Max: 7.99
Current: 4.06
1.98
7.99
Quick Ratio 2.69
BKE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. BKE: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BKE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.25 Max: 5.96
Current: 2.69
0.57
5.96
Days Inventory 84.86
BKE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 83.79 vs. BKE: 84.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BKE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.21  Med: 65.96 Max: 86.96
Current: 84.86
59.21
86.96
Days Sales Outstanding 4.85
BKE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. BKE: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BKE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.85
Current: 4.85
1.72
4.85
Days Payable 31.91
BKE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.44 vs. BKE: 31.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BKE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.85  Med: 19.66 Max: 31.91
Current: 31.91
15.85
31.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.97
BKE's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BKE: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BKE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.23 Max: 7.12
Current: 4.97
1.4
7.12
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.51
BKE's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BKE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BKE' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.51
0.23
0.54
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 4.00
BKE's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BKE: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BKE' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 61.2
Current: 4
0
61.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.90
BKE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. BKE: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.40
BKE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. BKE: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BKE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.87 Max: 9.17
Current: 6.4
1.8
9.17

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 12.43
BKE's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
59% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. BKE: 12.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
BKE' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.76  Med: 17.46 Max: 4432
Current: 12.43
3.76
4432
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.14
BKE's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. BKE: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BKE' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 5.64 Max: 25.42
Current: 4.14
2.08
25.42
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.44
BKE's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BKE: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BKE' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.06 Max: 7.99
Current: 2.44
1.33
7.99
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.59
BKE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BKE: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BKE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.1 Max: 4.12
Current: 0.59
0.45
4.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.59
BKE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BKE: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BKE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.59
0.33
1.48
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.05
BKE's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BKE: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BKE' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.05
0.75
2.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 17.63
BKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. BKE: 17.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BKE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 13.3 Max: 31
Current: 17.63
8
31
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.54
BKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. BKE: -1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BKE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.3  Med: 18.1 Max: 28.3
Current: -1.54
-4.3
28.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $911.46
EPS (TTM) $ 1.97
Beta0.98
Volatility43.84%
52-Week Range $17.80 - 29.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.02

Analyst Estimate

Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Revenue (Mil $) 874 840
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.89 1.66 1.66
EPS without NRI ($) 1.89 1.66 1.66
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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