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NYSE:CATOCato Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.11 (+1.36 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $8.21
50-Day Range
MA: $9.41
52-Week Range
Now: $8.21
Volume411,970 shs
Average Volume375,104 shs
Market Capitalization$199.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield16.08%
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 February 2, 2019, the company operated 1,311 stores in 31 states. It also provides credit card services to its customers, as well as layaway plans. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.10 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$825.34 million
Cash Flow$2.12 per share
Book Value$11.18 per share


Net Income$35.90 million


Market Cap$199.50 million
Next Earnings Date8/27/2020 (Estimated)

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Cato (NYSE:CATO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Cato's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 decreased by 38.8% and is now trading at $8.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 27th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Cato.

How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($1.19) EPS for the quarter. The specialty retailer had revenue of $100.73 million for the quarter. Cato had a negative net margin of 1.98% and a negative return on equity of 4.39%. View Cato's earnings history.

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

Cato declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Investors of record on Monday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, March 24th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 16.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 6th. This is a boost from Cato's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Cato's dividend history.

Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CATO stock has trended negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 news impact score of -2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Cato.

Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,230,000 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the May 31st total of 1,120,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 220,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.6 days. Approximately 6.0% of the company's stock 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 Kohl's (KSS), AT&T (T), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), CVS Health (CVS), Ford Motor (F), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), IBM (IBM), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY).

Who are Cato's key executives?

Cato's management team includes the following 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

What is Cato's stock symbol?

Cato trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "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 $8.21.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $199.50 million and generates $825.34 million in revenue each year. Cato employs 10,060 workers across the globe.

What is Cato's official website?

The official website for Cato is 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.

This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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