Dividend Growth of Buckle, Inc. (The)(BKE)

Buckle (The)(BKE) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.64% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.25. Buckle (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.27% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1. Buckle (The)(BKE) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 6, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $1. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 4.64%. Buckle (The)(BKE) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.41 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.28. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.14. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Buckle (The)(BKE) is at the rate of 5.8% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.91. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 2.32% or 0.5 points. After the session commenced at $21.45, the stock reached the higher end at $21.6859 while it hit a low of $20.85. With the volume soaring to 527,037 shares, the last trade was called at $21.05. The company has a 52-week high of $35.02. The company has a market cap of $1,024 million and there are 48,622,780 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $19.9. The Buckle, Inc. has lost 0.71% in the last five trading days and dropped 2.77% in the last 4 weeks. The Buckle, Inc. has dropped 6.81% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -3.54%.

Currently the company Insiders own 41.8% of Buckle, Inc. (The) shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -6.06% . Institutional Investors own 60.79% of Buckle, Inc. (The) shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -6.06%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 13, 2016, Michael E Huss (director) sold 1,000 shares at 24.76 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Diane L Applegate (VP SUPPLY CHAIN & MERCH OP) sold 2,100 shares at 26.78 per share price.On Jul 20, 2016, Kyle Hanson (VP, Corp. Sec., & Gen. Counsel) sold 5,400 shares at 26.18 per share price.

Buckle Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 18, 2016. The company reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.52. The company had revenue of $239.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $248.95 million. The companys revenue was down -14.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 EPS.

Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel for young men and women. The company markets a wide selection of mostly brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. They emphasize personalized attention to their customers and provides individual customer services such as free alterations, free gift-wrapping, easy layaways and a frequent shopper program. Most stores are located in regional, high-traffic shopping malls, and this is their strategy for future expansion.


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