Buckle Earnings Preview
Buckle (NYS: BKE) met its estimates last quarter, but investors hope that it will beat them this quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Thursday, March 8. Buckle is a retailer of medium- to better-priced casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion-conscious young men and women.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on Buckle, with six out of seven analysts rating it a hold. Analysts don't like Buckle as much as competitor American Eagle overall. Nine out of 25 analysts rate American Eagle a buy compared to one out of seven for Buckle. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $333.1 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 9.9% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $1.14 per share. Estimates range from $1.11 to $1.17.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are strongly backing the stock, with 90.4% giving it an outperform rating. The community at large concurs with the All-Stars, with 89.3% awarding it a rating of outperform. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Buckle, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.
Buckle's profit has risen year over year by an average of 13.4% over the past five quarters.
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