The Buckle, Inc. Reports July 2013 Net Sales

The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE) announced today that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the four-week period ended August 3, 2013 increased 2.1 percent from comparable store net sales for the four-week period ended August 4, 2012. Net sales for the four-week fiscal month ended August 3, 2013 increased 16.7 percent to $77.2 million from net sales of $66.2 million for the prior year four-week fiscal month ended July 28, 2012.

Comparable store net sales for the 13-week second quarter ended August 3, 2013 increased 3.2 percent from comparable store net sales for the 13-week period ended August 4, 2012. Net sales for the 13-week fiscal quarter ended August 3, 2013 increased 7.9 percent to $232.5 million from net sales of $215.5 million for the prior year 13-week fiscal quarter ended July 28, 2012.

Comparable store net sales year-to-date for the 26-week period ended August 3, 2013 increased 2.2 percent from comparable store net sales for the 26-week period ended August 4, 2012. Net sales for the 26-week fiscal period ended August 3, 2013 increased 4.8 percent to $502.2 million from net sales of $479.2 million for the prior year 26-week fiscal period ended July 28, 2012.

Due to the 53 rd week in fiscal 2012, comparable store net sales for the month, quarter, and year-to-date periods are compared to the 4-week, 13-week, and 26-week periods ended August 4, 2012.

The Company will announce second quarter earnings the morning of Thursday, August 22, 2013. Management will hold a conference call at 11:00 a.m. EDT on August 22, 2013 to discuss results for the quarter. To participate in the call, please call (800) 553-0326 and reference the conference code 300050. A replay of the call will be available for a two-week period beginning August 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EDT by calling (800) 475-6701 and entering the conference code 300050.

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