NYSE:CATO - Cato Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.37 (-2.26 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.99
50-Day Range
MA: $13.68
52-Week Range
Now: $15.99
Volume520,481 shs
Average Volume238,623 shs
Market Capitalization$396.06 million
P/E Ratio11.76
Dividend Yield8.07%
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$2.2364 per share
Book Value$12.88 per share


Net Income$30.46 million


Market Cap$396.06 million
Next Earnings Date11/19/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, June 24th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 7th. View Cato's Dividend History.

How were Cato's earnings last quarter?

Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 21st. The specialty retailer reported ($0.13) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.11. The specialty retailer had revenue of $192.44 million for the quarter. Cato had a net margin of 3.44% and a return on equity of 8.69%. View Cato's Earnings History.

When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cato.

How were Cato's same store sales last quarter?

Cato same-store sales increased by 4% in the month of July. Cato shares rose by 0% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CATO stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cato earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Cato.

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), CVS Health (CVS), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Costco Wholesale (COST), Dollar Tree (DLTR), FireEye (FEYE), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE) and GameStop (GME).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.28%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.61%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.29%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.26%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.82%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, AQR Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cato.

Which institutional investors are buying Cato stock?

CATO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pinebridge Investments L.P., BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Invesco Ltd., Prudential Financial Inc. and Laurion Capital Management LP. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cato's stock price today?

One share of CATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.99.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $396.06 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  187 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  342
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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