The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced that at its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors, held on December 9, 2013, the Board authorized a $1.20 per share special cash dividend to be paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 2014. The Board also authorized a $0.22 per share quarterly dividend to be paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 15, 2014. This represents an increase of $0.02 per share, or 10 percent, in the Company’s regular quarterly dividend rate. Both the $1.20 per share special cash dividend and the $0.22 per share regular quarterly dividend are payable on January 27, 2014 and will be paid together.
Offering a unique mix of high-quality, on-trend apparel, accessories, and footwear, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women. Known as a denim destination, each store carries a wide selection of fits, styles, and finishes from leading denim brands, including the Company’s exclusive brand, BKE. Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, Buckle currently operates 452 retail stores in 43 states.
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