Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, teen-oriented apparel retailer The Buckle
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Buckle's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Kearney, Neb. (1948)|
|Market Cap||$2.0 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.1 billion|
|Management||President/CEO Dennis Nelson
Treasurer/Corporate Controller Thomas Heacock
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||37.6%|
|Cash/Debt||$220.1 million / $0|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 81% of the 166 members who have rated Buckle believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
The Buckle continuously delivers solid results and takes a conservative approach to expansion. Their focus on quality and trends have allowed them to stay competitive in a cutthroat market. Their special year end dividend is a great way to return additional value to shareholders.
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