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NYSE:CATO

Cato - CATO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.60
-0.21 (-2.14%)
(As of 09/23/2022 08:55 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.48
$9.84
50-Day Range
$9.29
$13.46
52-Week Range
$9.07
$19.89
Volume
147,200 shs
Average Volume
119,455 shs
Market Capitalization
$203.34 million
P/E Ratio
21.82
Dividend Yield
7.08%
Price Target
N/A

Cato MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
7.66% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.12mentions of Cato in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.70 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

184th out of 209 stocks

Womens' Clothing Stores Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About Cato (NYSE:CATO) Stock

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 29, 2022, the company operated 1,311 stores in 32 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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CATO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/21/2020
Ex-Dividend for 6/27 Dividend
6/10/2022
Dividend Payable
6/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/26 Dividend
9/09/2022
Today
9/25/2022
Dividend Payable
9/26/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/16/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Womens' clothing stores
Sub-Industry
Apparel Retail
CUSIP
14920510
Employees
7,500
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$36.84 million
Pretax Margin
1.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$769.27 million
Cash Flow
$2.28 per share
Book Value
$11.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
17,997,000
Market Cap
$203.34 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89

Key Executives

  • Mr. John P. Derham Cato (Age 72)
    Chairman, Pres & CEO
    Comp: $3.58M
  • Mr. Charles D. Knight (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $419.76k
  • Mr. Gordon D. Smith (Age 66)
    Exec. VP and Chief Real Estate & Store Devel. Officer
    Comp: $731.71k
  • 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.













CATO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have CATO shares performed in 2022?

Cato's stock was trading at $17.16 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, CATO shares have decreased by 44.1% and is now trading at $9.60.
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Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,340,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the August 15th total of 1,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 120,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 11.1 days. Approximately 7.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Cato's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 16th 2022.
View our CATO earnings forecast
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How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

The Cato Co. (NYSE:CATO) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($1.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The specialty retailer earned $100.73 million during the quarter. Cato had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.76% and a net margin of 1.28%.

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

Cato announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, September 12th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Monday, September 26th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.08%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 9th.
Read our dividend analysis for CATO
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Is Cato a good dividend stock?

Cato (NYSE:CATO) pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 7.08%. CATO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 154.55%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for CATO.

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

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Cato own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other 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 Cato's stock symbol?

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

Who are Cato's major shareholders?

Cato's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.19%), State Street Corp (2.99%), Northern Trust Corp (0.85%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.55%), Yacktman Asset Management LP (0.50%) and Prudential Financial Inc. (0.41%).
View institutional ownership trends
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How do I buy shares of Cato?

Shares of CATO stock 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 Cato's stock price today?

One share of CATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.60.

How much money does Cato make?

Cato (NYSE:CATO) has a market capitalization of $203.33 million and generates $769.27 million in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $36.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Cato have?

The company employs 7,500 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Cato?

Cato's mailing address is 8100 Denmark Road, Charlotte NC, 28273. The official website for the company is www.catofashions.com. The specialty retailer can be reached via phone at (704) 554-8510 or via fax at 704-551-7594.

This page (NYSE:CATO) was last updated on 9/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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