The Buckle’s April Comps Up 1%

The Buckle announced that comparable store sales rose 1% in April while net sales jumped 3.2% to $71.6 million.

Here’s the release:

KEARNEY, NE — 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.