NASDAQ:CATY - Cathay General Bancorp Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.11 +0.01 (+0.02 %) (As of 07/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.11Today's Range$41.62 - $42.6252-Week Range$34.00 - $45.59Volume518,582 shsAverage Volume426,083 shsMarket Capitalization$3.42 billionP/E Ratio14.27Dividend Yield2.28%Beta1.42 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Cathay General Bancorp operates as the holding company for Cathay Bank that offers various commercial banking products and services to individuals, professionals, and small to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company offers various deposit products, including passbook accounts, checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and public funds deposits. It also provides loan products, such as commercial mortgage loans, commercial loans, small business administration loans, residential mortgage loans, real estate construction loans, and home equity lines of credit, as well as installment loans to individuals for automobile, household, and other consumer expenditures. In addition, the company offers letter of credit, wire transfer, forward currency spot and forward contract, traveler's check, safe deposit, night deposit, social security payment deposit, collection, bank-by-mail, drive-up and walk-up window, automatic teller machine, Internet banking, trade financing, and other customary bank services, as well as securities and insurance products. As of February 28, 2018, it operated 41 branches in California; 12 branches in New York State; 3 branches in the Chicago, Illinois area; 3 branches in Washington State; 2 branches in Texas; and 1 each branch in Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, and Hong Kong, as well as 1 representative office in Taipei and Shanghai. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Receive CATY News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CATY and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance SymbolNASDAQ:CATY CUSIP14915010 Webwww.cathaybank.com Phone213-625-4700 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.33 Current Ratio1.04 Quick Ratio1.04 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio14.27 Forward P/E Ratio12.72 P/E Growth1.6 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$612.45 million Price / Sales5.59 Cash Flow$2.6484 per share Price / Cash15.90 Book Value$25.42 per share Price / Book1.66 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.46 Net Income$176.04 million Net Margins31.65% Return on Equity11.98% Return on Assets1.51% Miscellaneous Employees1,271 Outstanding Shares81,240,000Market Cap$3,421.02 Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cathay General Bancorp's stock symbol? Cathay General Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CATY." How often does Cathay General Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cathay General Bancorp? Cathay General Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, June 11th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. View Cathay General Bancorp's Dividend History. How were Cathay General Bancorp's earnings last quarter? Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 18th. The bank reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.01. The bank had revenue of $147.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $147.85 million. Cathay General Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.98% and a net margin of 31.65%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.64 EPS. View Cathay General Bancorp's Earnings History. When is Cathay General Bancorp's next earnings date? Cathay General Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cathay General Bancorp. What price target have analysts set for CATY? 8 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Cathay General Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Cathay General Bancorp's stock price to reach $46.3125 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Cathay General Bancorp. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cathay General Bancorp? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cathay General Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of Cathay General Bancorp's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cathay General Bancorp include East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Signature Bank (SBNY), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), Popular (BPOP), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), First Citizens BancShares Inc. Class A (FCNCA), Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI), Associated Banc (ASB), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Hancock (HBHC), Home Bancshares (HOMB) and Chemical Financial (CHFC). Who are Cathay General Bancorp's key executives? Cathay General Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dunson K. Cheng, Exec. Chairman (Age 73)Mr. Pin Tai, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 64)Mr. Heng W. Chen, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 65)Mr. Irwin Wong, Sr. Exec. VP & COO of Cathay Bank (Age 69)Mr. Kim R. Bingham, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer of Cathay Bank (Age 61) Has Cathay General Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CATY stock has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cathay General Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.89 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are Cathay General Bancorp's major shareholders? Cathay General Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.22%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.19%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.18%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.12%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.04%) and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Cathay General Bancorp stock include Anthony M Tang, Dunson K Cheng, Heng W Chen, Irwin Wong, Kim R Bingham, Patrick Lee, Peter Wu and Ting Y Liu. 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Bank of Montreal Can, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Cathay General Bancorp company stock in the last year include Dunson K Cheng, Irwin Wong, Kim R Bingham and Peter Wu. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cathay General Bancorp. Which major investors are buying Cathay General Bancorp stock? CATY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cathay General Bancorp. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cathay General Bancorp's stock price today? One share of CATY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.11. How big of a company is Cathay General Bancorp? Cathay General Bancorp has a market capitalization of $3.42 billion and generates $612.45 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $176.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.46 on an earnings per share basis. Cathay General Bancorp employs 1,271 workers across the globe. 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 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ CATY)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 208 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 233 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 441MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cathay General Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CATY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CATY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does EPS mean?