Cathay General Bancorp Company Profile (NASDAQ:CATY)

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: $30.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $30.73
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.12
  • 52-Week Range: $25.62 - $34.69
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.52
  • P/E Growth: 1.73
  • Market Cap: $2.37B
  • Outstanding Shares: 78,865,000
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Net Margins: 32.24%
  • Return on Equity: 9.58%
  • Return on Assets: 1.25%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $32.50 (8.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/11/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$31.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$33.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetNeutral$30.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$36.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
7/22/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingHold$31.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
11/20/2014Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2016Q3$0.59$0.58$111.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.44$0.44$110.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.52$0.57$109.84 million$109.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/20/2016Q4$0.51$0.51$108.09 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2015Q315$0.46$0.47$107.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q215$0.49$0.56$99.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.43$0.45$96.01 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.44$0.44$97.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.44$0.45$97.80 million$100.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.41$0.44$94.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.39$0.39$92.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.40$0.40$92.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$0.36$0.38$94.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.35$93.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.31$0.30$91.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.33$0.31$90.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$0.33$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.29$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2012$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2011$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2011$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.18$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.2 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.22 EPS
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$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q1 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q2 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q3 20171$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q4 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:2.40%
Payout Ratio:34.29% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.73% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
32.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.36%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 66.26%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2016Peter WuVice ChairmanSell30,000$31.30$939,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell50,000$27.79$1,389,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Kelly L ChanDirectorBuy2,000$8.73$17,460.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell100,000$27.55$2,755,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2015Peter WuVice ChairmanSell42,230$34.32$1,449,333.60View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Pin TaiinsiderSell25,000$34.00$850,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Anthony M TangVice ChairmanSell129,688$31.56$4,092,953.28View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Kim R BinghamEVPSell35,000$31.73$1,110,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Irwin WongCOOSell20,000$31.00$620,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Peter WuVice ChairmanSell6,500$26.12$169,780.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Anthony M TangChairmanSell178,909$25.60$4,580,070.40View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Anthony M TangChairmanSell400,000$25.82$10,328,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Perry OeiGeneral CounselSell1,400$25.54$35,756.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Peter WuCOOSell3,381$25.54$86,350.74View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Pin TaiEVPSell1,831$25.54$46,763.74View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Dunson ChengCEOSell30,400$25.45$773,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Irwin WongEVPSell42,468$25.28$1,073,591.04View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Perry OeiSVPSell10,000$25.29$252,900.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Irwin WongEVPSell16,000$25.22$403,520.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Irwin WongEVPSell73,712$25.26$1,861,965.12View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Perry OeiSVPSell10,080$25.59$257,947.20View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Pin TaiEVPSell16,180$25.70$415,826.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Ting Y LiuDirectorSell5,000$25.48$127,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Dunson K ChengCEOSell4,637$20.18$93,574.66View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Kim R BinghamEVPSell1,516$20.18$30,592.88View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Peter WuCOOSell2,308$20.18$46,575.44View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)
DateHeadline logoCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 27 at 8:37 AM logoCathay General Bancorp : CATY-US: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 21 at 4:03 PM logoCathay General Bancorp Bottom Line Climbs 20% In Q3 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoEPS Target Range For Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) At $2.28 – $2.33 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoCathay General Bancorp's (CATY) CEO Dunson Cheng on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoCathay posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoCathay General Bancorp Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoEdited Transcript of CATY earnings conference call or presentation 19-Oct-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 20 at 8:54 AM logoCathay General Bancorp misses by $0.01, beats on revenue (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 19 at 4:43 PM logoQ3 2016 Cathay General Bancorp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 19 at 8:59 AM
News IconCathay General Bancorp (CATY) to Release Earnings on Wednesday (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 18 at 8:58 AM
News IconUpdate on Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) for the day (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 15 at 3:58 PM logoCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CATY-US : October 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 14 at 12:01 PM logoCathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) EPS Target Range From $2.28 To $2.33 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 13 at 3:59 PM logoCathay Bank Helps Customers Take Their Business to the Next Level (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 12 at 4:19 PM logoCan Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Outdo Analysts EPS Target Of $0.6? (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 7 at 4:01 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Cathay General Bancorp : October 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 7 at 4:01 PM logoCathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Mean Price Target At $32.375 (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 6 at 9:39 AM logoCathay General Bancorp to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 6 at 9:39 AM
News IconBroker Roundup For Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) (NASDAQ:CATY) - October 4 at 4:01 PM logoCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CATY-US : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 27 at 8:41 AM logoCathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Ratings in Focus (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 21 at 4:45 PM logoCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CATY-US : September 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 15 at 11:58 AM
News IconStock Slipping Down Over the Past Five Trading Sessions: Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 10 at 8:47 AM
News IconCathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY): What is the Sell-side Making of this Stock? (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 9 at 8:56 AM
News IconVice Chairman of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY), Wu Peter, sells 30,000 shares worth $939,042 (NASDAQ:CATY) - September 2 at 8:54 AM logoCathay General Bancorp : Research Reports Coverage on Banking Stocks -- Umpqua, PacWest Bancorp, SVB Financial, and Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 31 at 8:51 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Cathay General Bancorp, Safety Insurance Group and Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 26 at 12:08 PM logoCathay General Bancorp (CATY) Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend; 2.3% Yield (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 19 at 4:45 PM logoCathay General Bancorp Announces Retirement of Dunson K. Cheng and Appointment of Pin Tai as CEO and President (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 19 at 4:45 PM logoCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Amendments to Articles of Inc. (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 19 at 11:37 AM logoHere’s The Growth Forecast For Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 17 at 4:11 PM logoFalling Earnings Reveal Weaker Core At Cathay General (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 5 at 4:07 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Cathay General Bancorp : August 4, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - August 4 at 4:12 PM logoCathay General Bancorp (CATY.O) (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 24 at 8:43 AM logoCathay General Bancorp :CATY-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 22 at 12:05 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Cathay General Bancorp : July 21, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 21 at 1:51 PM logoCathay General Bancorp's (CATY) CEO Dunson Cheng on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 21 at 8:28 AM logoCathay General Bancorp : posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 11:21 PM logoEdited Transcript of CATY earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 9:22 PM logoCathay posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 5:18 PM logoCathay General Bancorp Q2 Profit Retreats 23% (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 5:08 PM logoCathay General Bancorp Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 4:30 PM logoQ2 2016 Cathay General Bancorp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 20 at 7:07 AM logoCathay General Bancorp breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CATY-US : July 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 13 at 8:12 AM logoCATY Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 12 at 9:33 PM
News IconWD-40 Net Jump: Apollo Education, PriceSmart Net Plummet (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 8 at 4:07 PM logoCathay General Bancorp Announces Agreement To Acquire SinoPac Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 8 at 4:07 PM logoCathay General Bancorp (CATY) to Acquire Bank SinoPac in $340M Deal (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 8 at 4:07 PM logoCATHAY GENERAL BANCORP Files SEC form 8-K, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Ev (NASDAQ:CATY) - July 8 at 9:02 AM


Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Chart for Thursday, October, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 10/27/2016 by Staff