BKE : NYSE : Services
$25.99 | %
Today's Range: 25.51 - 26.06
Avg. Daily Volume: 442,300
07/22/16 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


BUCKLE INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. BUCKLE INC is extremely liquid. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 2.36 which clearly shows the ability to cover any short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.96% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is very unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)243.54271.35
EBITDA ($mil)44.3660.53
EBIT ($mil)36.4352.81
Net Income ($mil)23.133.57


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)192.87157.42
Total Assets ($mil)564.82544.58
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)425.5380.02


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin42.1544.71
EBITDA Margin18.2122.3
Operating Margin14.9619.46
Sales Turnover1.932.12
Return on Assets24.2229.15
Return on Equity32.1541.78
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio4.183.18
Debt/Capital0.00.0
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)48.6248.53
Div / share0.250.23
EPS0.480.7
Book value / share8.757.83
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume443728.0423579.0

Valuation


HOLD. BUCKLE INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 24.35 for the Specialty Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.05. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 2.97 indicates valuation on par with the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 13.96. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, BUCKLE INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BKE 9.15 Peers 24.35   BKE 8.40 Peers 15.74

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

BKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

BKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BKE 10.24 Peers 20.26   BKE NM Peers 2.04

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

BKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

BKE's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
BKE 2.97 Peers 13.96   BKE -13.94 Peers -3.13

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

BKE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, BKE is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
BKE 1.16 Peers 1.56   BKE -5.30 Peers 8.06

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

BKE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

BKE significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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