Headlines about Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Buckle, Inc. (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6151010143916 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) remained flat at $15.60 on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 378,295 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $752.20 million, a PE ratio of 8.25 and a beta of 0.89. The company’s 50 day moving average is $16.89 and its 200-day moving average is $18.22. Buckle, Inc. has a 52 week low of $15.30 and a 52 week high of $28.67.

Buckle, Inc. (The) (NYSE:BKE) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 18th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $212.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $216.42 million. Buckle, Inc. (The) had a net margin of 9.66% and a return on equity of 20.95%. The firm’s revenue was down 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.48 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Buckle, Inc. will post $1.68 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, July 14th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. Buckle, Inc. (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 53.19%.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on BKE shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 19th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $15.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Buckle, Inc. (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a hold rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $18.67.

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Buckle, Inc. (The) Company Profile

The Buckle, Inc is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men and women. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 467 retail stores in 44 states throughout the United States under the names Buckle and The Buckle. The Company markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear.

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