The Cato Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.35 (-2.08 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume86,486 shs
Average Volume93,919 shs
Market Capitalization$372.74 million
P/E Ratio103.13
Dividend Yield2.61%
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About The Cato

The Cato Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories primarily in the southeastern United States. It operates through two segments, Retail and Credit. The company's stores and e-commerce Websites offer a range of apparel and accessories, including dressy, career, and casual sportswear; and dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, and handbags, as well as men's wear, and lines for kids and infants. It operates its stores and e-commerce Websites under the Cato, Cato Fashions, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, It's Fashion Metro, and Versona names. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 1,330 stores in 33 states. It also provides credit card services to its customers, as well as layaway plans for customers who agree to make periodic payments. The company was incorporated in 1946 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.


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The Cato (NYSE:CATO) Frequently Asked Questions

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When is The Cato's next earnings date?

The Cato is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 19th 2021.
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How were The Cato's earnings last quarter?

The Cato Co. (NYSE:CATO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 20th. The specialty retailer reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter. The specialty retailer had revenue of $213.09 million for the quarter. The Cato had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.16% and a net margin of 0.44%.
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How has The Cato's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

The Cato's stock was trading at $13.41 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CATO stock has increased by 23.0% and is now trading at $16.50.
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How often does The Cato pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Cato?

The Cato declared a -- dividend on Friday, May 21st. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Monday, June 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 4th.
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Is The Cato a good dividend stock?

The Cato pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.61%.
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Who are The Cato's key executives?

The Cato's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John P. Derham Cato, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 71, Pay $1.6M)
  • Mr. John R. Howe, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $518.75k)
  • Mr. Gordon D. Smith, Exec. VP and Chief Real Estate & Store Devel. Officer (Age 65, Pay $408.56k)
  • J. Gregory Fagan, VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. Stephen Headley, Sr. VP of Sourcing & MDSE Support
  • Mr. Woody Cozart, Sr. VP of GMM - Fashion Division
  • Mr. Shawn E. Smith, Sec.
  • Mr. Jeffrey R. Shock, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Ms. Christin J. Reische, Assistant Sec.

What is John P. Derham Cato's approval rating as The Cato's CEO?

229 employees have rated The Cato CEO John P. Derham Cato on Glassdoor.com. John P. Derham Cato has an approval rating of 45% among The Cato's employees. This puts John P. Derham Cato in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of The Cato's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Cato own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Cato investors own include AT&T (T), Kohl's (KSS), Pfizer (PFE), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), International Business Machines (IBM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), CVS Health (CVS) and Ford Motor (F).

What is The Cato's stock symbol?

The Cato trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CATO."

Who are The Cato's major shareholders?

The Cato's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.10%) and Cutler Group LP (0.00%).
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Which major investors are selling The Cato stock?

CATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., and Cutler Group LP.
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How do I buy shares of The Cato?

Shares of CATO 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 The Cato's stock price today?

One share of CATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.50.

How much money does The Cato make?

The Cato has a market capitalization of $372.74 million and generates $575.11 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does The Cato have?

The Cato employs 7,400 workers across the globe.

What is The Cato's official website?

The official website for The Cato is www.catofashions.com.

Where are The Cato's headquarters?

The Cato is headquartered at 8100 Denmark Road, Charlotte NC, 28273.

How can I contact The Cato?

The Cato's mailing address is 8100 Denmark Road, Charlotte NC, 28273. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at 704-554-8510.

This page was last updated on 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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