The Buckle (BKE) Declares $0.25 Quarterly Dividend, 4.3% Yield; Appoints Hank M. Bounds PhD to Board

September 18, 2018 6:55 AM EDT

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The Buckle (NYSE: BKE) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share, or $1 annualized.

The dividend will be payable on October 26, 2018, to stockholders of record on October 12, 2018, with an ex-dividend date of October 11, 2018.

The annual yield on the dividend is 4.3 percent.

Hank M. Bounds to Board

At its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors, held on September 17, 2018, Hank M. Bounds, Ph.D. was elected as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Bounds currently serves as President of the University of Nebraska, a position he has held since April 13, 2015. Mr. Bounds began his career as a high school teacher, then rose to principal, superintendent and state superintendent before becoming Mississippi’s commissioner of higher education in 2009, a position he held until his appointment as the seventh President of the University of Nebraska in 2015. Under his leadership, the University of Nebraska enrolls nearly 53,000 students, employs over 14,000 faculty and staff, and operates with an annual budget in excess of $2.6 billion.

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