KEARNEY, Neb., May 5, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE: BKE) today announced that comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, for the 4-week period ended April 30, 2022 increased by 2.8% over same store net sales for the 4-week period ended May 1, 2021. Net sales for the fiscal 4-week month ended April 30, 2022 increased 2.9% to 96, $3 million compared to net sales of $93.6 million for the prior year for the fiscal 4-week month ended May 1, 2021.
Comparable store net sales for the first 13-week quarter ended April 30, 2022 increased 3.7% compared to same-store net sales for the 13-week period ended May 1, 2021. first fiscal 13-week quarter ended April 30, 2022 increased 3.3% to $309.1 million from net sales of $299.1 million for the prior year ended May 1, 2021
The Company will announce its first quarter results on the morning of Thursday, May 26, 2022. Management will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on May 26, 2022 to discuss the results for the quarter. To join the call, please dial (877) 226-8189 for domestic calls or (409) 207-6980 for international calls and quote the conference code 6007325. A replay of the call will be available for one two-week period starting in May. 26 2022 at 1:00 p.m. EDT by calling (866) 207-1041 for domestic calls or (402) 970-0847 for international calls and entering the conference code 7485794.
Offering a unique mix of high quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and footwear, Buckle caters to fashion-conscious young men and women. Recognized as a denim destination, each store offers a wide selection of fits, styles and finishes from leading denim brands, including the company’s exclusive brand, BKE. Based in Kearney, Nebraska, Buckle currently operates 439 retail stores in 42 states, up from 442 stores in 42 states as of May 5, 2021.
SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995: All forward-looking statements made by the Company involve significant risks and uncertainties and are subject to change based on factors that may be beyond the Company’s control. Accordingly, the future performance and financial results of the Company may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These 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 clearly indicate that the projected results expressed or implied herein will not be achieved.
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Thomas B. Heacock, Chief Financial Officer
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