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NYSE:CATOCato Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.84
-0.40 (-4.33 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.52
Now: $8.84
$9.21
50-Day Range
$9.24
MA: $14.14
$17.36
52-Week Range
$8.52
Now: $8.84
$19.73
Volume187,265 shs
Average Volume274,631 shs
Market Capitalization$217.82 million
P/E Ratio6.05
Dividend Yield14.29%
Beta0.73
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: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.35 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Womens' clothing stores
Sub-IndustryApparel Retail
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP14920510
Phone704-554-8510

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$825.34 million
Cash Flow$2.00 per share
Book Value$12.85 per share

Profitability

Net Income$35.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees10,350
Market Cap$217.82 million
Next Earnings Date5/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CATO shares have decreased by 34.1% and is now trading at $8.84. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Cato's next earnings date?

Cato is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 28th 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, March, 19th. The specialty retailer reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter. The specialty retailer had revenue of $190.88 million for the quarter. Cato had a return on equity of 10.95% and a net margin of 4.35%. View Cato's earnings history.

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 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 14.93%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 6th. This is a positive change from Cato's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Cato's dividend history.

How were Cato's same store sales last quarter?

Cato same store sales fell 3% in the month of February. Cato shares fell by 12.8% in the first full-day of trading following the report.

Has Cato been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CATO stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Cato earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutCato.

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), Kohl's (KSS), AT&T (T), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Ford Motor (F), IBM (IBM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Centurylink (CTL).

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 $8.84.

How big of a company is Cato?

Cato has a market capitalization of $217.82 million and generates $825.34 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.

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

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