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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 Openings2,340
Revenue (FY, 2015)$1.1 B(-2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$39.3
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 (14-Sept-2021)

2.0b

Closing stock price (14-Sept-2021)

39.3

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

79/100

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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

Make Your Style Your Own

By now, it’s not real secret that the styled life starts here. It starts with you. It starts on the playground, surrounded by friends, as you figure out just who you are, what you like, and how you want to display your personality through clothes or otherwise. So, while we like to think we know […]

Style Simplified

The work week is a marathon, but getting ready, looking put together, shouldn’t have to be. Cue Outpost Makers, a brand built on the idea of style simplified. Pieces that have work casual appeal, an ideal mix of on-duty and off-duty meaning you can go straight from the office to those after hour pla…

Moments Of Style

If life is truly just a compilation of moments, small and major alike, then there are almost definitely some style moments in the mix. The moments where what you were wearing is almost just as much a part of the story as everything else. Some good looks that you hope future generations praise you ov…

Back Together – Heading Back to School In style

The backpacks are packed, the books covered, the pencils sharpened, and the back to school outfits laid out on the bottom of the bed. The first days of school are here, and we wanted to get in on the fun so we asked our @buckleyouth followers to bring Buckle back to school with them in […]

Women’s Fall Shoe Trend Report

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are crunching as you walk, fuzzy socks have never sounded comfier, and you’re swapping out those summer sandals for fall shoes. So, let’s get your favorite fall styles to the front of your closet and even add a few more trends to the mix.   Animal […]

Men’s Fall Shoe Trend Report

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are changing colors, scary movies are on every weekend, and you’ve realized it’s time for a seasonal shoe swap. So, push those summer kicks to the back of your closet and make room for some new fall styles – maybe even these ones. Boots Is it […]
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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 Levi Strauss & Co..

  • 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.