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Cato Corp (CATO) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

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Cato Corp (CATO) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2019. Cato Corp is a fashion specialty retailer. The Company operates women's fashion specialty retail stores in the southeastern United States under two segment: the operation of a fashion specialty stores segment and a credit card segment. Cato Corp has a market cap of $369.630 million; its shares were traded at around $15.02 with a P/E ratio of 19.50 and P/S ratio of 0.40. The dividend yield of Cato Corp stocks is 8.79%.


For the last quarter Cato Corp reported a revenue of $192.4 million, compared with the revenue of $213.0 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $829.7 million, a decrease of 2.4% from the previous year. For the last five years Cato Corp had an average revenue decline of 2.9% a year. The Cato Corp had an operating margin of 3.38%, compared with the operating margin of 1.29% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Cato Corp is 8.87%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Cato Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $24.6 million, compared with $78.0 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. Cato Corp has a financial strength rank of 9 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $15.02, Cato Corp is traded at 45.4% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $27.53. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.40, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.78. The stock gained 11.23% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CATO, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.