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The Buckle, Inc. is a leading retailer of medium to better–priced casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for fashion–conscious young men and women. The Company currently operates under the names Buckle and The Buckle. Buckle markets a wide selection of brand names and private label casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories and footwear. The Company emphasizes personalized attention to its guests (customers) and provides individual customer services such as free alterations, layaways, and a frequent shopper program.

TypePublic
Founded1967
HQKearney, NE, US
Websitebuckle.com
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,000
Job Openings2,179
Revenue (FY, 2015)$1.1 B(-2%)
Share Price (May 2021)$41(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

The Buckle Office Locations

The Buckle has an office in Kearney
Kearney, NE, US (HQ)
2407 W 24th St
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The Buckle Financials and Metrics

The Buckle Revenue

The Buckle's revenue was reported to be $1.12 b in FY, 2015 which is a 2.9% decrease from the previous period.
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Net income (Q2, 2018)

11.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

17.4m

Market capitalization (12-May-2021)

2.0b

Closing stock price (12-May-2021)

41.0

Cash (29-Jul-2017)

195.6m
The Buckle's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.1b

Revenue growth, %

2%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

577.7m

General and administrative expense

38.5m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cost of goods sold

164.4m140.8m141.5m157.7m162.9m148.8m132.3m142.3m130.5m121.5m

Sales and marketing expense

53.0m46.3m46.4m49.2m52.3m47.6m46.1m50.8m46.9m46.7m

General and administrative expense

10.3m9.8m11.1m11.6m8.7m10.7m9.7m9.2m9.8m10.0m

Operating expense total

10.3m9.8m11.1m11.6m8.7m10.7m9.7m9.2m9.8m56.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Cash

164.9m133.7m161.2m196.5m

Accounts Receivable

1.0m

Inventories

124.1m129.9m149.6m125.7m

Current Assets

342.1m324.6m362.9m386.5m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q2, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

182.3m169.5m122.5m134.6m121.4m153.4m168.2m163.0m207.9m195.6m

Inventories

147.2m128.2m150.8m129.6m175.9m138.8m144.3m148.2m119.4m121.7m

Current Assets

400.0m357.9m336.8m321.2m367.2m357.5m373.9m381.9m396.4m388.0m

PP&E

171.3m166.0m177.7m176.2m178.4m172.4m173.5m175.0m164.9m159.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Net Income

162.6m162.6m147.3m98.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

32.6m31.7m32.1m32.8m

Inventories

(20.0m)(5.8m)(20.0m)23.9m

Accounts Payable

2.7m(2.9m)(182.0k)(8.3m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

103.3m40.6m24.5m37.3m61.8m33.6m102.4m33.6m57.1m92.9m23.1m38.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

24.0m7.7m

Inventories

(42.4m)147.2m128.2m4.9m150.8m129.6m175.9m138.8m144.3m148.2m119.4m

Accounts Payable

14.2m53.5m51.6m(461.0k)59.2m38.8m52.5m32.1m48.8m36.3m32.4m
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The Buckle Operating Metrics

The Buckle's Stores was reported to be 468 in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Free Standing, Downtown and Enclosed Malls

393397394

Lifestyle Centers

565857

Shopping Centers

9910

Stores

460450456461468463464468467468
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The Buckle Revenue Breakdown

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The Buckle revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.5% from Sportswear/Fashions, 42.2% from Denims, 5.9% from Footwear, 9.2% from Accessories, 30.8% from Tops (including sweaters) and 5.4% from Other

The Buckle Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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The Buckle Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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The Buckle Online and Social Media Presence

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The Buckle Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    58/100

  • Diversity

    F

    37/100

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The Buckle Blogs

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The Perfect Summer Appetizer: Blueberry Sweet Corn Salsa

As the weather creeps warmer and the days stretch just a little longer, we continue to embrace what it means to summer with style. Not just in the elements you naturally think of in regards to style (killer looks and places to be) but also in the sense of taking in the moment, slowing things […]

Biker Shorts, A How To

It’s been a year, especially for our activewear. We’ve spent more money than ever before on simply being comfortable during an 18-month span that was anything but. Leggings, sweatshirts, tees, and at least six variations of tie-dye later, we are coming out on the other side. As the world starts to s…

Now Trending: Mom’s Style

Everyone’s heard it, gone through stages of denying it, only to ultimately realize there’s nothing that’s more overwhelmingly accurate: Mom knows best. She’s a powerhouse, the one that taught us so many of the ins and outs of growing older, of becoming our true selves, and, you were waiting for it, …

Summer With Style

Our ode to summer starts something like this. It’s dependent on recognizing that summer is so much more than a season of exceptionally warmer weather, but truly a way of living. There’s always something to do, someone to see, somewhere to explore, and admittedly, something to style. So, we want to r…

How to Summer, Behind the Scenes

There’s no denying it, we (finally) are easing our way into the warmer months. So just as sun-kissed skin is within reach, let’s rewind to early February as part of our team sat in negative temperatures discussing what summer was going to look like. Not to mention, what were we going to want to wear…
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The Buckle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Buckle founded?

    The Buckle was founded in 1967.

  • How many employees does The Buckle have?

    The Buckle has 3,000 employees.

  • Who are The Buckle competitors?

    Competitors of The Buckle include American Eagle Outfitters, Next and Queenspark.

  • Where is The Buckle headquarters?

    The Buckle headquarters is located at 2407 W 24th St, Kearney.

  • Where are The Buckle offices?

    The Buckle has an office in Kearney.

  • How many offices does The Buckle have?

    The Buckle has 1 office.