Buckle (NYSE: BKE ) is expected to report Q4 earnings around Feb. 2. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Buckle's revenues will increase 6.0% and EPS will increase 6.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $357.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.26.
Last quarter, Buckle chalked up revenue of $284.1 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $273.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.88. GAAP EPS of $0.88 for Q3 were 8.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.81 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.1%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 23.3%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.8%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.12 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.42.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 567 members out of 626 rating the stock outperform, and 59 members rating it underperform. Among 193 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 178 give Buckle a green thumbs-up, and 15 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Buckle is hold, with an average price target of $39.83.
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