Stocks Showing Rising Market Leadership: Buckle Earns 87 RS Rating

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Buckle ( BKE ) had its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating upgraded from 72 to 87 Thursday.

[ibd-display-video id=2881825 width=50 float=left autostart=true] This proprietary rating identifies market leadership by using a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score that indicates how a stock's price action over the trailing 52 weeks matches up against that of all other stocks.

History shows that the top-performing stocks typically have an 80 or higher RS Rating in the early stages of their moves.

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Buckle is not currently offering a proper buying opportunity. See if the stock goes on to form a sound pattern that could kick off a new climb.

Although earnings and sales growth came in at -15% and -6%, respectively, in the latest report, that marked four straight quarters of improvement for earnings and three for the top line.

Buckle earns the No. 20 rank among its peers in the Retail-Apparel/Shoes/Accessories industry group. Boot Barn ( BOOT ), Ross Stores ( ROST ) and Childrens Place ( PLCE ) are among the top 5 highly rated stocks within the group.


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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: BKE , RS , BOOT , ROST , PLCE

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