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Cathay General Bancorp Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:CATY)

$35.76
+0.41 (+1.16 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$35.24
Now: $35.77
$35.92
50-Day Range
$32.28
MA: $34.45
$35.83
52-Week Range
$31.89
Now: $35.77
$40.11
Volume353,202 shs
Average Volume297,825 shs
Market Capitalization$2.85 billion
P/E Ratio10.71
Dividend Yield3.51%
Beta1.28
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CATY
CUSIP14915010
Phone213-625-4700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$719.30 million
Cash Flow$4.03 per share
Book Value$28.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$271.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,277
Market Cap$2.85 billion
Next Earnings Date1/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 30th. View Cathay General Bancorp's Dividend History.

How will Cathay General Bancorp's stock buyback program work?

Cathay General Bancorp announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Tuesday, May 7th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 1.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Cathay General Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 16th. The bank reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.03. The bank earned $157.39 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $156.07 million. Cathay General Bancorp had a net margin of 34.23% and a return on equity of 12.68%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.85 earnings per share. 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, January 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cathay General Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for CATY?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Cathay General Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Cathay General Bancorp's share price to reach $41.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cathay General Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cathay General Bancorp?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cathay General Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cathay General Bancorp.

Has Cathay General Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CATY stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cathay General Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the bank a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Cathay General Bancorp.

Are investors shorting Cathay General Bancorp?

Cathay General Bancorp saw a drop in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 2,120,000 shares, a drop of 16.9% from the August 30th total of 2,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 393,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.4 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Cathay General Bancorp's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cathay General Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cathay General Bancorp own?

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 74)
  • Mr. Pin Tai, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Heng W. Chen, Exec. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Irwin Wong, Sr. Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer of Cathay Bank (Age 70)
  • Mr. Kim R. Bingham, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer of Cathay Bank (Age 62)

Who are Cathay General Bancorp's major shareholders?

Cathay General Bancorp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.25%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.17%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%), Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.04%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Cathay General Bancorp stock include Anthony M Tang, Dunson K Cheng, Irwin Wong, Kelly L Chan, Kim R Bingham, Lisa L Kim and Peter Wu. 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 and Pacer Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Cathay General Bancorp company stock in the last year include Anthony M Tang, Dunson K Cheng, Kim R Bingham and Lisa L Kim. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cathay General Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying Cathay General Bancorp stock?

CATY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Denali Advisors LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cathay General Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of CATY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.77.

How big of a company is Cathay General Bancorp?

Cathay General Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion and generates $719.30 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $271.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.34 on an earnings per share basis. Cathay General Bancorp employs 1,277 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cathay General Bancorp.

What is Cathay General Bancorp's official website?

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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  279 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  312 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  591
MarketBeat'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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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