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Cato Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:CATO)

-0.16 (-0.88 %)
(As of 11/18/2019 08:22 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.93
50-Day Range
MA: $17.57
52-Week Range
Now: $17.93
Volume75,670 shs
Average Volume132,917 shs
Market Capitalization$443.95 million
P/E Ratio13.11
Dividend Yield7.30%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$829.66 million
Cash Flow$1.89 per share
Book Value$12.88 per share


Net Income$30.46 million


Market Cap$443.95 million
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (Estimated)

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Cato (NYSE:CATO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cato's stock symbol?

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

How often does Cato pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cato?

Cato declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, September 30th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 13th. View Cato's Dividend History.

How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 22nd. The specialty retailer reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter. The specialty retailer earned $212.58 million during the quarter. Cato had a return on equity of 10.32% and a net margin of 4.08%. View Cato's Earnings History.

When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cato.

How were Cato's same store sales last quarter?

Cato same-store sales rose 3% during the month of October. Cato shares climbed by 0.6% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CATO stock have trended very negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cato earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Cato.

Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, an increase of 6.5% from the September 30th total of 1,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 174,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. Currently, 6.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Cato's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Cato's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Cato own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Cato investors own include Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), CVS Health (CVS), Ford Motor (F), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Costco Wholesale (COST), Dollar Tree (DLTR), FireEye (FEYE), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), General Electric (GE) and GameStop (GME).

Who are Cato's key executives?

Cato's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John P. Derham Cato, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 69)
  • Mr. John R. Howe, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael Timothy Greer, Exec. VP & Director of Stores (Age 56)
  • Mr. Gordon D. Smith, Exec. VP and Chief Real Estate & Store Devel. Officer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stephen Headley, Sr. VP of Sourcing & MDSE Support

Who are Cato's major shareholders?

Cato's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.08%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.80%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.29%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.27%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.26%) and 6 Meridian (0.22%). Company insiders that own Cato stock include Daniel Harding Stowe and John P D Cato. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cato.

Which major investors are selling Cato stock?

CATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Systematic Financial Management LP, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Strs Ohio, Alberta Investment Management Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cato.

Which major investors are buying Cato stock?

CATO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Synovus Financial Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, 6 Meridian, 6 Meridian, California Public Employees Retirement System, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Rhumbline Advisers and AMG National Trust Bank. Company insiders that have bought Cato stock in the last two years include Daniel Harding Stowe and John P D Cato. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cato.

How do I buy shares of Cato?

Shares of CATO 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 Cato's stock price today?

One share of CATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.93.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $443.95 million and generates $829.66 million in revenue each year. Cato employs 10,350 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Cato.

What is Cato's official website?

The official website for Cato is http://www.catofashions.com/.

How can I contact Cato?

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

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cato (NYSE CATO)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  354
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cato and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CATO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CATO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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