The Buckle, Inc. : Reports April 2012 Net Sales
05/03/2012| 07:05am US/Eastern
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
April 28, 2012 increased 1.0 percent from comparable store net sales for
the four-week period ended April 30, 2011. Net sales for the four-week
fiscal month ended April 28, 2012 increased 3.2 percent to $71.6 million
from net sales of $69.4 million for the prior year four-week fiscal
month ended April 30, 2011.
Comparable store net sales year-to-date for the thirteen-week period
ended April 28, 2012 increased 7.4 percent from comparable store net
sales for the thirteen-week period ended April 30, 2011. Net sales for
the thirteen-week fiscal period ended April 28, 2012 increased 9.9
percent to $263.8 million from net sales of $240.1 million for the prior
year thirteen-week fiscal period ended April 30, 2011.
The Company will announce first quarter earnings the morning of
Thursday, May 17, 2012. Management will hold a conference call at 10:00
a.m. EDT on May 17, 2012 to discuss results for the quarter. To
participate in the call, please call (800) 230-1093 and reference the
conference code 247249. A replay of the call will be available for a
two-week period beginning May 17, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. EDT by calling
(800) 475-6701 and entering the conference code 247249.
Offering a unique mix of high-quality, on-trend apparel, accessories,
and footwear, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women.
Known as a denim destination, each store carries a wide selection of
fits, styles, and finishes from leading denim brands, including the
Company's exclusive brand, BKE. Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska,
Buckle currently operates 433 retail stores in 43 states, which includes
the opening of two new stores this week in Tigard (Portland), Oregon and
Charlottesville, Virginia. The Company operated 422 stores in 41 states
as of May 3, 2011. To listen to the Company's recorded monthly sales
commentary, please call (308) 238-2500.
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT
OF 1995: All forward-looking statements made by the Company involve
material risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on
factors which may be beyond the Company's control. Accordingly, the
Company's future performance and financial results may differ materially
from those expressed or implied in any such forward-looking statements.
Such factors include, but are not limited to, those described in the
Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The
Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it
clear that any projected results expressed or implied therein will not
News releases and other information about The Buckle, Inc., can be
on the Internet at www.buckle.com
The Buckle, Inc.
Karen B. Rhoads, Chief Financial Officer,
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