$0.35 EPS Expected for The Buckle, Inc. (BKE); Last Week Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI) Coverage

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Analysts expect The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) to report $0.35 EPS on May, 17.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.94% from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. BKE’s profit would be $16.94 million giving it 16.21 P/E if the $0.35 EPS is correct. After having $0.87 EPS previously, The Buckle, Inc.’s analysts see -59.77% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $22.7. About 408,384 shares traded. The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) has risen 28.63% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.08% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Pitney Bowes had 7 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, May 15 by Sidoti. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Brean Capital. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Loop Capital with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Friday, July 28. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, September 7 by Zacks. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Sidoti. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. See Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) latest ratings:

02/11/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: $14 New Target: $12 Maintain

Since October 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $129,353 activity. 4,100 The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) shares with value of $65,399 were sold by HANSON KYLE. $25,003 worth of The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) was sold by APPLEGATE DIANE L.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.34 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 15 investors sold The Buckle, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 31.31 million shares or 8.47% more from 28.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Com has 0% invested in The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE). Savings Bank Of America De reported 0% in The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE). Hays Advisory Ltd Liability Company reported 0.34% in The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE). Prudential Financial accumulated 420,454 shares. Hightower Advsrs Lc owns 0.01% invested in The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) for 67,054 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Ltd Co accumulated 32,660 shares. Principal Fin Group Inc reported 212,014 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 8,499 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Llc stated it has 177 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa accumulated 0.01% or 141,146 shares. Tower Cap Ltd Liability Company (Trc) stated it has 286 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Meeder Asset Inc, Ohio-based fund reported 170 shares. Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 0% stake. 79,006 were reported by Jpmorgan Chase &. Citigroup Inc holds 24,728 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Among 3 analysts covering Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Buckle Inc had 13 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, March 30 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Saturday, August 22 by Brean Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Sunday, August 23. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Thursday, January 7 to “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Sell” rating and $13 target in Friday, August 18 report. Wolfe Research downgraded The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) on Friday, May 6 to “Underperform” rating. Deutsche Bank upgraded The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) rating on Friday, April 7. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $16 target. The stock of The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 24. Deutsche Bank downgraded The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) on Friday, May 19 to “Sell” rating. Wolfe Research initiated The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) on Tuesday, August 18 with “Peer Perform” rating.

The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.10 billion. The firm markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear. It has a 12.27 P/E ratio. It operates stores under the Buckle and The Buckle names.

Pitney Bowes Inc. offers customer information management, location intelligence, and customer engagement technology products and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.04 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Small & Medium Business Solutions; Enterprise Business Solutions; and Digital Commerce Solutions. It has a 7.86 P/E ratio. The Small & Medium Business Solutions segment is involved in the sale, rental, financing, and servicing of mailing equipment, software, and supplies.

The stock increased 1.20% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $10.92. About 1.77M shares traded. Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) has declined 12.71% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.26% the S&P500.

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