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NYSE:CATOCato Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.39 (+5.34 %)
(As of 08/4/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.69
50-Day Range
MA: $7.74
52-Week Range
Now: $7.69
Volume220,349 shs
Average Volume272,148 shs
Market Capitalization$186.87 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.77 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$2.23 per share
Book Value$13.03 per share


Net Income$35.90 million


Market Cap$186.87 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 shares have decreased by 42.7% and is now trading at $7.69.
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When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 27th 2020.
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How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($1.19) earnings per share for the quarter. The specialty retailer had revenue of $100.73 million for the quarter. Cato had a negative return on equity of 4.39% and a negative net margin of 1.98%.
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How often does Cato pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cato?

Cato announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, March 24th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 17.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 6th. This is a boost from Cato's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CATO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cato earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Cato?

Cato saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,330,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the June 30th total of 1,250,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 269,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.9 days. Currently, 6.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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."

Who are Cato's major shareholders?

Cato's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.59%), Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY (0.79%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.34%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.26%), Strs Ohio (0.16%) and SG Americas Securities LLC (0.11%).
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Which major investors are selling Cato stock?

CATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, and Texas Permanent School Fund.
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Which major investors are buying Cato stock?

CATO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, SG Americas Securities LLC, Strs Ohio, Comerica Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co..
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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 $7.69.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $186.87 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 8/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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