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NYSE:CATO - Cato Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.29 (-1.80 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.81
50-Day Range
MA: $17.23
52-Week Range
Now: $15.81
Volume138,052 shs
Average Volume143,043 shs
Market Capitalization$389.56 million
P/E Ratio10.83
Dividend Yield8.20%
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$1.87 per share
Book Value$12.88 per share


Net Income$30.46 million


Market Cap$389.56 million
Next Earnings Date3/19/2020 (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, November 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Thursday, January 2nd. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 13th. View Cato's Dividend History.

How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 21st. The specialty retailer reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter. The specialty retailer had revenue of $191.52 million for the quarter. Cato had a return on equity of 10.94% and a net margin of 4.34%. View Cato's Earnings History.

When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Cato.

How were Cato's same store sales last quarter?

Cato same-store sales rose 2% in the month of November. Cato shares fell by 0.5% in the first day of trading following the news.

Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CATO stock have been trending very negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cato earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Cato.

Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,490,000 shares, a decline of 8.6% from the December 15th total of 1,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 155,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.6 days. Approximately 6.9% of the company's shares 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), Kohl's (KSS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AT&T (T), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), CVS Health (CVS), Ford Motor (F), IBM (IBM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.13%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.27%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.24%), 6 Meridian (0.24%), Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE (0.14%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.11%). Company insiders that own Cato stock include Daniel Harding Stowe and John P D Cato. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cato.

Which institutional investors are selling Cato stock?

CATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc. NE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cato.

Which institutional investors are buying Cato stock?

CATO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., 6 Meridian and New York State Teachers Retirement System. 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 $15.81.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $389.56 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  200 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  363
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 1/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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