The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) marched up 8.56% compared to a 52-week low price of $16.65. The shares were last seen trading -3.83% lower, taking the closing price at $18.08 on 3/14/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $18.03 and $18.67. This company shares are 5.09% off its target price of $19 and the current market capitalization stands at $916.11M. The recent change has given its price a -0.64% deficit over SMA 50 and -35.89% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 1.63% gains, 1.11% gains and -17.35% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found BKE’s volatility during a week at 3.25% and during a month it has been found around 3.12%.

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $640 million or 74.3% in BKE stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Fmr Llc owns $138.23 million in The Buckle, Inc., which represents roughly 15.09% of the company’s market cap and approximately 21.6% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 4,123,876 shares of the stock are valued at $77.53 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $59.18 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.46% of its market capitalization.

The Buckle, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 89 institutional holders increased their position in The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) by some 2,076,030 shares, 88 decreased positions by 4,153,551 and 35 held positions by 27,803,414. That puts total institutional holdings at 34,032,995 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 23 new institutional investments totaling 294,657 shares while 28 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,322,675 shares.

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 2 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3.67 average brokerage recommendation [T1].