Cathay General Bancorp Company Profile (NASDAQ:CATY)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $32.50 (7.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/11/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$31.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$33.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/15/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$36.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/22/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingHold$31.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/20/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/28/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/18/2016        
7/20/2016Q216$0.44$0.44$110.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2016Q116$0.52$0.57$109.84 million$109.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/20/2016Q4$0.51$0.51$108.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/20/2015Q315$0.46$0.47$107.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/21/2015Q215$0.49$0.56$99.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2015Q115$0.43$0.45$96.01 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/21/2015Q414$0.44$0.44$97.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2014Q314$0.44$0.45$97.80 million$100.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014Q214$0.41$0.44$94.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/16/2014Q114$0.39$0.39$92.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2014Q413$0.40$0.40$92.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2013Q313$0.36$0.38$94.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.35$93.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.31$0.30$91.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.33$0.31$90.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/16/2012$0.33$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/17/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2012$0.29$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2012$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/19/2011$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/20/2011$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2011$0.18$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q2 20161$0.44$0.44$0.44
Q3 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q4 20161$0.65$0.65$0.65
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.37%
Payout Ratio:36.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.58% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/19/2016quarterly$0.182.43%5/27/20166/1/20166/13/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2016quarterly$0.182.65%2/26/20163/1/20163/11/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/19/2015quarterly$0.182.09%11/30/201512/2/201512/14/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/20/2015quarterly$0.141.85%8/28/20159/1/20159/11/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2015quarterly$0.141.32%5/29/20156/2/20156/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2015quarterly$0.101.56%2/26/20153/2/20153/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2014quarterly$0.101.54%11/28/201412/2/201412/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/22/2014quarterly$0.071.07%8/28/20149/2/20149/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/23/2014quarterly$0.071.15%5/29/20146/2/20146/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.050.81%2/27/20143/3/20143/13/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/25/2013quarterly$0.050.75%11/27/201312/2/201312/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/22/2013quarterly$0.0511/27/201312/2/201312/12/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/16/2013quarterly$0.010.17%8/29/20139/3/20139/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/17/2013quarterly$0.010.19%5/30/20136/3/20136/13/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/22/2013quarterly$0.010.21%2/28/20133/4/20133/14/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/9/2016Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell50,000$27.79$1,389,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/4/2016Kelly L ChanDirectorBuy2,000$8.73$17,460.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/16/2016Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell100,000$27.55$2,755,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/24/2015Peter WuVice ChairmanSell42,230$34.32$1,449,333.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/18/2015Pin TaiinsiderSell25,000$34.00$850,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2015Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell129,688$31.56$4,092,953.28View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/5/2015Kim R BinghamEVPSell35,000$31.73$1,110,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/3/2015Irwin WongCOOSell20,000$31.00$620,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2015Peter WuVice ChairmanSell6,500$26.12$169,780.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2014Anthony M TangChairmanSell178,909$25.60$4,580,070.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/31/2014Anthony M TangChairmanSell400,000$25.82$10,328,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013Perry OeiGeneral CounselSell1,400$25.54$35,756.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013Peter WuCOOSell3,381$25.54$86,350.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2013Pin TaiEVPSell1,831$25.54$46,763.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2013Dunson ChengCEOSell30,400$25.45$773,680.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2013Irwin WongEVPSell42,468$25.28$1,073,591.04View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/8/2013Perry OeiSVPSell10,000$25.29$252,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/30/2013Irwin WongEVPSell16,000$25.22$403,520.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/29/2013Irwin WongEVPSell73,712$25.26$1,861,965.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Perry OeiSVPSell10,080$25.59$257,947.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/28/2013Pin TaiEVPSell16,180$25.70$415,826.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/25/2013Ting Y LiuDirectorSell5,000$25.48$127,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/25/2013Dunson K ChengCEOSell4,637$20.18$93,574.66View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/25/2013Kim R BinghamEVPSell1,516$20.18$30,592.88View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/25/2013Peter WuCOOSell2,308$20.18$46,575.44View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
DateHeadline
07/24/16 07:43 AMCathay General Bancorp (CATY.O)
07/22/16 11:05 AMCathay General Bancorp :CATY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 -
07/21/16 12:51 PMETF’s with exposure to Cathay General Bancorp : July 21, 2016 -
07/21/16 07:28 AMCathay General Bancorp's (CATY) CEO Dunson Cheng on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/20/16 10:21 PMCathay General Bancorp : posts 2Q profit
07/20/16 08:22 PMEdited Transcript of CATY earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-16 10:00pm GMT -
07/20/16 04:18 PMCathay posts 2Q profit -
07/20/16 04:08 PMCathay General Bancorp Q2 Profit Retreats 23%
07/20/16 03:30 PMCathay General Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results - [PR Newswire] - LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay General Bancorp (the "Company", NASDAQ: CATY), the holding company for Cathay Bank, today announced net income of $34.8 million, or $0.44 per ...
07/20/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Cathay General Bancorp Earnings Release - After Market Close -
07/13/16 07:12 AMCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CATY-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 08:33 PMCATY Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
07/08/16 03:07 PMWD-40 Net Jump: Apollo Education, PriceSmart Net Plummet
07/08/16 03:07 PMCathay General Bancorp Announces Agreement To Acquire SinoPac Bancorp
07/08/16 03:07 PMCathay General Bancorp (CATY) to Acquire Bank SinoPac in $340M Deal
07/08/16 08:02 AMCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Ev -
07/07/16 04:01 PMCathay General Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results - [at noodls] - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: Cathay General Bancorp Contact: Heng W. Chen 777 N. Broadway (626) 279-3652 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Los Angeles, Calif., July 7, 2016: Cathay General Bancorp ...
07/06/16 08:51 PMNo Longer Expecting Interest Rate Hike This Year, BMO Lowers Estimates For Cathay General Bancorp
06/29/16 10:19 AMFirst Week of February 2017 Options Trading For Cathay General Bancorp
06/28/16 10:44 AMCathay General Bancorp :CATY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/16/16 08:26 PMCathay General Bancorp Enters Oversold Territory
06/13/16 02:33 PMNow Available: Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis
06/13/16 02:33 PMThe Key Numbers To Watch From Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)’s Earnings
06/13/16 07:42 AMCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CATY-US : June 13, 2016 -
05/23/16 03:53 PMETF’s with exposure to Cathay General Bancorp : May 23, 2016 -
05/20/16 05:28 AMCathay General Bancorp declares $0.18 dividend -
02/24/16 09:58 AMEx-Dividend Reminder: Cathay General Bancorp, Safety Insurance Group And Inland Real Estate - Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/16, Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), Safety Insurance Group, Inc. (SAFT), and Inland Real Estate Corp (IRC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Cathay ...
02/02/16 05:03 AMCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
01/29/16 01:45 PMFitch Affirms Cathay at 'BB+'; Outlook Revised to Positive - Fitch Ratings has affirmed Cathay General Bancorp's (CATY) and its principal subsidiary Cathay Bank's long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+' and Viability Ratings (VRs) at 'bb+'. The Rating Outlook has been revised to Positive from Stable.
01/28/16 01:40 PMFitch Affirms East West Bancorp at 'BBB' Following Midtier Regional Bank Review; Outlook Stable - The Rating Outlook is Stable The rating action follows a periodic review of the midtier regional banking group, which includes BankUnited Inc. (BKU), BOK Financial Corp. (BOKF), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), East West Bancorp (EWBC), First Republic Bank ...
01/22/16 10:51 AMCathay General Bancorp Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2015 By the Numbers -
01/21/16 12:52 PMCathay General Bancorp Earnings Climb 16% In Q4 - (RTTNews.com) - Cathay General Bancorp ( CATY) revealed a profit for its fourth quarter that advanced compared to the same period last year. The company said its bottom line advanced to $41.4 million, or $0.51 per share. This was up from $35.6 million ...
01/21/16 12:52 PMCathay General Bancorp's (CATY) CEO Dunson Cheng on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Cathay General Bancorp’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Latif [ph] and I’ll be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen ...
01/20/16 07:34 PMEdited Transcript of CATY earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jan-16 11:00pm GMT -
01/20/16 04:45 PMCathay General Bancorp Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results - [at noodls] - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: Cathay General Bancorp Contact: Heng W. Chen 777 N. Broadway (626) 279-3652 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Los Angeles, Calif., January 20: Cathay General Bancorp ...
01/20/16 03:49 PMCathay posts 4Q profit -
01/20/16 03:36 PM4:36 pm Cathay Bancorp misses by $0.01 -
01/20/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 Cathay General Bancorp Earnings Release - After Market Close -
01/11/16 03:30 PMCathay General Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2015 Financial Results - [GlobeNewswire] - LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2016-- Cathay General Bancorp, the holding company for Cathay Bank, is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter and year-end 2015 financial results after the markets close on Wednesday, ...
12/10/15 08:57 AMCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 10, 2015 -
12/08/15 12:17 PMCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Financials -
11/19/15 07:43 PMCathay General Bancorp Declares $0.18 Per Share Dividend - [at noodls] - Nov 19 , 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: Cathay General Bancorp Contact: Heng W. Chen 777 N. Broadway (626) 279-3652 Los Angeles, CA 90012 CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP DECLARES $0.18 PER SHARE DIVIDEND LOS ANGELES, ...
11/05/15 01:42 PMCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report -
11/04/15 09:00 AMSmall Businesses Are Learning To Capitalize On Devaluation Of Chinese Yuan - [PR Newswire] - LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Bank, one of the leading banks headquartered in Los Angeles, announces a new outreach that will help small-to-medium sized American businesses. China's ...
10/23/15 09:12 AMCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : October 23, 2015 -
10/22/15 09:49 AMCathay General Bancorp Earnings Q3, 2015 -
10/20/15 08:31 PMEdited Transcript of CATY earnings conference call or presentation 20-Oct-15 10:00pm GMT -
10/20/15 04:03 PMCathay General Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - press release 3Q15 final FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: Cathay General Bancorp Contact: Heng W. Chen 777 N. Broadway (626) 279-3652 Los Angeles, CA 90012 Los Angeles, Calif., October 20: Cathay ...
10/20/15 03:47 PMCathay posts 3Q profit -
10/20/15 03:33 PMCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -

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About Cathay General Bancorp

Cathay General Bancorp logoCathay General Bancorp is a bank holding company. The Company holds Cathay Bank, a California state-chartered commercial bank (the Bank); approximately seven limited partnerships investing in affordable housing investments, in which the Bank is the sole limited partner; GBC Venture Capital, Inc, and Asia Realty Corp. It also owns the common stock of over five statutory business trusts created for issuing capital securities. The Bank primarily services individuals, professionals and small to medium-sized businesses in the local markets and provides commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, small business administration (SBA) loans, residential mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, home equity lines of credit and installment loans to individuals for automobile, household and other consumer expenditures. The Bank offers passbook accounts, checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and public funds deposits.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Pacific Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CATY
  • CUSIP: 14915010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $30.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.73
  • P/E Ratio: 15.32
  • P/E Growth: 1.73
  • Market Cap: $2.39B
  • Beta: 1.37
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.24 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.28 EPS
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Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Chart for Thursday, July, 28, 2016