Buckle (NYSE: BKE ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on May 23. 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 grow 3.4% and EPS will grow 3.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $272.8 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.82.
Last quarter, Buckle notched revenue of $360.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 7.0% higher than the prior-year quarter's $337.1 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 $1.28. GAAP EPS of $1.28 for Q4 were 8.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.18 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 65.7%, 50 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 27.1%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 17.0%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.16 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.57.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 570 members out of 628 rating the stock outperform, and 58 members rating it underperform. Among 188 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 175 give Buckle a green thumbs-up, and 13 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 $41.00.
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