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QQQ   345.11
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DOW   34,297.73
QQQ   345.11
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Cathay General Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.08 (+0.18%)
(As of 01/25/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
482,796 shs
Average Volume
316,444 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.43 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Cathay General Bancorp

Cathay General Bancorp is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It offers commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, small business administration 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 company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$743.39 million
Cash Flow
$3.74 per share
Book Value
$30.36 per share


Net Income
$228.86 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.43 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/9 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.40 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

371st out of 1,356 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

69th out of 235 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cathay General Bancorp a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cathay General Bancorp in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Cathay General Bancorp stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CATY, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Cathay General Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Cathay General Bancorp's stock was trading at $23.34 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CATY shares have increased by 90.4% and is now trading at $44.45.
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Are investors shorting Cathay General Bancorp?

Cathay General Bancorp saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 998,000 shares, a drop of 20.8% from the December 15th total of 1,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 311,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 1.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Cathay General Bancorp's next earnings date?

Cathay General Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Cathay General Bancorp

How can I listen to Cathay General Bancorp's earnings call?

Cathay General Bancorp will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 27th at 6:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Cathay General Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) released its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, October, 24th. The bank reported $0.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.02. The bank earned $164.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $164.30 million. Cathay General Bancorp had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.00% and a net margin of 41.32%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share.
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How often does Cathay General Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cathay General Bancorp?

Cathay General Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 18th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 29th will be given a dividend of $0.44 per share on Thursday, December 9th. This represents a $1.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 26th. This is an increase from Cathay General Bancorp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.
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Is Cathay General Bancorp a good dividend stock?

Cathay General Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.07%. Cathay General Bancorp does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Cathay General Bancorp is 36.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Cathay General Bancorp will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.07% next year. This indicates that Cathay General Bancorp will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View Cathay General Bancorp's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CATY?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Cathay General Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Cathay General Bancorp's share price to reach $45.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Cathay General Bancorp's key executives?

Cathay General Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Chang M. Liu, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Irwin Wong, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Heng W. Chen, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer & Executive VP
  • Lisa L. Kim, Secretary, General Counsel & Executive VP
  • Georgia Lo, Head-Investor Relations

What is Dunson K. Cheng's approval rating as Cathay General Bancorp's CEO?

30 employees have rated Cathay General Bancorp CEO Dunson K. Cheng on Glassdoor.com. Dunson K. Cheng has an approval rating of 50% among Cathay General Bancorp's employees. This puts Dunson K. Cheng in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Cathay General Bancorp own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cathay General Bancorp investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), AbbVie (ABBV), Bank of America (BAC), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and ONEOK (OKE).

What is Cathay General Bancorp's stock symbol?

Cathay General Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CATY."

Who are Cathay General Bancorp's major shareholders?

Cathay General Bancorp's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.84%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.22%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.15%), Stonnington Group LLC (0.11%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.08%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Cathay General Bancorp stock include Anthony M Tang, Dunson K Cheng, Irwin Wong, Jane H Jelenko, Kim R Bingham, Lisa L Kim, Peter Wu and Richard Sun.
View institutional ownership trends for Cathay General Bancorp

Which major investors are selling Cathay General Bancorp stock?

CATY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Connecticut Wealth Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and FourThought Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cathay General Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dunson K Cheng, Kim R Bingham, and Peter Wu.
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Which major investors are buying Cathay General Bancorp stock?

CATY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stonnington Group LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Sciencast Management LP.
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How do I buy shares of Cathay General Bancorp?

Shares of CATY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Cathay General Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of CATY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.45.

How much money does Cathay General Bancorp make?

Cathay General Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.43 billion and generates $743.39 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $228.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.71 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cathay General Bancorp have?

Cathay General Bancorp employs 1,205 workers across the globe.

When was Cathay General Bancorp founded?

Cathay General Bancorp was founded in 1962.

What is Cathay General Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Cathay General Bancorp is www.cathaybank.com.

Where are Cathay General Bancorp's headquarters?

Cathay General Bancorp is headquartered at 777 N BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES CA, 90012.

How can I contact Cathay General Bancorp?

Cathay General Bancorp's mailing address is 777 N BROADWAY, LOS ANGELES CA, 90012. The bank can be reached via phone at (213) 625-4700, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page was last updated on 1/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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