CATO - The Cato Corporation

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  • Mid Term
    6W - 9M
  • Long Term
    9M+
Previous Close10.18
Open10.06
Bid9.70 x 1000
Ask9.74 x 1200
Day's Range9.72 - 10.17
52 Week Range8.52 - 19.73
Volume90,879
Avg. Volume213,475
Market Cap231.934M
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.73
PE Ratio (TTM)6.73
EPS (TTM)1.46
Earnings DateAug 20, 2020 - Aug 24, 2020
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateMar 06, 2020
1y Target EstN/A
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