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NYSE:CATO

Cato - CATO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$9.68
-0.16 (-1.63%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$9.32
$9.79
50-Day Range
$8.55
$10.44
52-Week Range
$8.40
$18.00
Volume
160,605 shs
Average Volume
93,252 shs
Market Capitalization
$205.02 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.69%
Price Target
N/A

Cato MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Bearish
5.72% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.07mentions of Cato in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$31,140 Bought Last Quarter
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.

1.48 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

193rd out of 213 stocks

Womens' Clothing Stores Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About Cato (NYSE:CATO) Stock

The Cato Corp. engages in the operation of apparel and accessories specialty stores. It operates through the following segments: Retail and Credit. The Retail segment includes the retailing of women's apparel, shoes, and accessories. The Credit segment offers credit card and credit authorization services. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

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CATO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/17/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/3 Dividend
12/22/2022
Dividend Payable
1/03/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/16/2023
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2024

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
-0.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$769.27 million
Cash Flow
$2.17 per share
Book Value
$11.77 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
17,997,000
Market Cap
$205.02 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.01

Key Executives

  • John P. Derham Cato
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Charles D. Knight
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Gordon Duncan Smith
    Chief Real Estate & Store Development Officer, EVP
  • Jeffrey R. Shock
    Senior Vice President & Controller
  • Warren Doyle
    VP-Corporate Real Estate













CATO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have CATO shares performed in 2023?

Cato's stock was trading at $9.33 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, CATO stock has increased by 3.0% and is now trading at $9.61.
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Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 999,700 shares, a decline of 17.4% from the December 15th total of 1,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 215,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 6.1% of the company's shares 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 Thursday, March 16th 2023.
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How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

The Cato Co. (NYSE:CATO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 17th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.21) earnings per share for the quarter. The specialty retailer earned $176.63 million during the quarter. Cato had a negative net margin of 0.46% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.40%.

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

Cato announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 18th. Investors of record on Friday, December 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Tuesday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 22nd.
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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 6.69%. CATO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.09%), Marquette Asset Management LLC (0.07%), Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. (0.03%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.00%) and Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Bailey W Patrick and John P D Cato.
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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 $9.61.

How much money does Cato make?

Cato (NYSE:CATO) has a market capitalization of $203.54 million and generates $769.27 million in revenue each year. The specialty retailer earns $36.84 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.16) 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 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff