The Buckle, Inc. Reports February 2007 Net Sales and Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call
March 08, 2007 at 07:00 AM EST
KEARNEY, Neb., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE) announced today that net sales for the four-week fiscal month ended March 3, 2007 increased 10.4 percent to $37.7 million from net sales of $34.1 million for the prior year four-week fiscal month ended February 25, 2006.
Due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2006, February 2007 comparable store net sales are compared to the four-week period ended March 4, 2006. Comparable store net sales, for stores open at least one year, increased 4.5 percent from comparable store net sales for the same four-week period last year.
The Buckle, Inc. will report fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2006 earnings the morning of Tuesday, March 13, 2007. Management will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. EDT on March 13, 2007, to discuss fourth quarter results. To participate in the call, please call (800) 398-9386 and reference the conference code 865593.
A replay of the call will be available for a two-week period beginning March 13, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. EDT by calling (800) 475-6701 and entering the conference code 865593.
Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, The Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories for young men and women. During February, the Company opened one store and closed one store. It currently operates 350 retail stores in 38 states compared with 340 stores in 38 states at this same time a year ago. 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 be realized.
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the Internet at www.buckle.com Contact: Karen B. Rhoads, Chief Financial Officer The Buckle, Inc. 308/236-8491
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