CATO - The Cato Corporation

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Previous Close16.36
Open16.20
Bid15.94 x 1200
Ask15.99 x 2200
Day's Range15.81 - 16.47
52 Week Range11.85 - 22.19
Volume551,347
Avg. Volume235,043
Market Cap396.072M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.44
PE Ratio (TTM)13.98
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.32 (9.54%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-06-07
1y Target EstN/A
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  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports Increase In 2Q Net Income And EPS

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $11.9 million or $.48 per diluted share for the second quarter ended August 3, 2019 , compared ...

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    Cato Reports July Same-Store Sales Up 4%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales of $57.5 million for the four weeks ended August 3, 2019, up 1% to sales of $56.7 million for the four weeks ended August 4, 2018.  Same-store sales for the four weeks ended August 3, 2019 were up 4% compared to the four weeks ended August 4, 2018. "Sales were above our expectations," commented John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. The Company will release second quarter results on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports June Same-Store Sales Up 8%

    Sales for the twenty-two weeks ended July 6, 2019 were $380.7 million, a 1% decrease from sales of $386.2 million for the twenty-two weeks ended July 7, 2018. The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 1% compared to last year. During the month of June, the Company closed one store in St. Mary's, Georgia.  As of July 6, 2019, the Company operated 1,301 stores in 31 states, compared to 1,350 stores in 33 states as of July 7, 2018. The Cato Corporation is a leading specialty retailer of value-priced fashion apparel and accessories operating three concepts, "Cato", "Versona" and "It's Fashion."  The Company's Cato stores offer exclusive merchandise with fashion and quality comparable to mall specialty stores at low prices every day.  The Company also offers exclusive merchandise found in its Cato stores at www.catofashions.com.  Versona is a unique fashion destination offering apparel and accessories including jewelry, handbags and shoes at exceptional prices every day.  Select Versona merchandise can also be found at www.shopversona.com.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports May Same-Store Sales Up 1%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported sales of $76.1 million for the four weeks ended June 1, 2019 , a 2% decrease from sales of $77.3 million ...

  • PR Newswire

    The Cato Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share.  The dividend will be payable on June ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports Jump In Income And Earnings At Annual Meeting, Elects Theresa Drew To Board Of Directors

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) held its Annual Shareholders' Meeting this morning, reporting significant increases in net income and earnings per diluted share. Cato's net income in 2018 was $30.5 million – up 257 percent, while earnings per share totaled $1.23 – up 262 percent. The company ended the year with more than $211 million in cash and investments – an increase of more than $10 million – and it remains debt-free.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports Decrease In 1Q Net Income And EPS

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $21.3 million or $.87 per diluted share for the first quarter ended May 4, 2019 , compared ...

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    Cato Reports April Same-Store Sales Up 16%

    April sales were impacted by the shift of Easter from March last year to April this year.  Because of this shift, the best measure for sales performance is the combined sales for the two months, which was flat overall but increased 3% to the prior year on a same-store basis for the nine weeks ended May 4, 2019. "Although we are pleased with our Easter performance, we remain cautious" stated John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. The Company will release first quarter results on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports March Same-Store Sales Down 7%

    Sales for the nine weeks ended April 6, 2019 were $146.5 million, a 11% decrease from sales of $164.2 million for the nine weeks ended April 7, 2018.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales were down 8% to the prior year. "March sales were negatively impacted by the shift of Easter from March last year to April this year," said John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. During the month of March, the Company closed two stores.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports 4Q And Full-Year Earnings

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended February 2, 2019.  For the fourth quarter, the Company reported ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports February Same-Store Sales Down 10%

    During the month of February, the Company closed three stores.  As of March 2, 2019, the Company operated 1,308 stores in 31 states, compared to 1,351 stores in 33 states as of March 3, 2018. The Cato Corporation is a leading specialty retailer of value-priced fashion apparel and accessories operating three concepts, "Cato", "Versona" and "It's Fashion".  The Company's Cato stores offer exclusive merchandise with fashion and quality comparable to mall specialty stores at low prices every day.  The Company also offers exclusive merchandise found in its Cato stores at www.catofashions.com.  Versona is a unique fashion destination offering apparel and accessories including jewelry, handbags and shoes at exceptional prices every day.  Select Versona merchandise can also be found at www.shopversona.com.  It's Fashion offers fashion with a focus on the latest trendy styles for the entire family at low prices every day.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports January Same-Store Sales Up 2%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended February 2, 2019 of $44.5 million, a 18% decrease from sales of $54.2 million for the five week period ended February 3, 2018. Sales for fiscal fourth quarter ended February 2, 2019 were $190.4 million, a decrease of 10% over sales of $211.1 million for the fourth quarter ended February 3, 2018. For the year, the Company's sales decreased 3% to $821.2 million from 2017 sales of $842.1 million.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports December Same-Store Sales Flat

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the five weeks ended January 5, 2019 of $86.5 million, down 9% compared to sales of $94.7 million for the five week period ended December 30, 2017.  Same-store sales for December were flat compared to the five weeks ended January 6, 2018.  December same-store sales are compared to the five week period ended January 6, 2018 rather than the five week period ended December 30, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the eleven months ended January 5, 2019 were $776.7 million, down 1% compared to sales of $787.9 million for the eleven months ended December 30, 2017.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales were flat. "December same store sales were slightly below our expectations," stated John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports November Same-Store Sales Down 6%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended December 1, 2018 of $59.4 million, down 4% compared to sales of $62.2 million for the four week period ended November 25, 2017.  Same-store sales for the month decreased 6% compared to the four weeks ended December 2, 2017.  November 2018 same-store sales are compared to the four week period ended December 2, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the ten months ended December 1, 2018 were $690.2 million, flat compared to sales of $693.2 million for the ten months ended November 25, 2017.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales are flat. During the month of November, the Company closed one store in Houston, TX.  As of December 1, 2018, the Company operated 1,349 stores in 33 states, compared to 1,370 stores in 33 states as of November 25, 2017.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Antares Pharma, Encana, PPG Industries, Cato, Cimarex Energy, and Ormat Technologies — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

    NEW YORK, Dec. 03, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • PR Newswire

    The Cato Corporation Increases Share Repurchase Authorization

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an increase in the Company's share repurchase program of 2 million shares.  Prior to this authorization, the Company had approximately 19,000 shares remaining in open authorizations.  Purchases under the share repurchase program will be made from time to time on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions and will be subject to market conditions and applicable SEC rules. The Cato Corporation is a leading specialty retailer of value-priced fashion apparel and accessories operating three concepts, "Cato", "Versona" and "It's Fashion".  The Company's Cato stores offer exclusive merchandise with fashion and quality comparable to mall specialty stores at low prices every day.  The Company also offers exclusive merchandise found in its Cato stores at www.catofashions.com.  Versona is a unique fashion destination offering apparel and accessories including jewelry, handbags and shoes at exceptional prices every day.  Select Versona merchandise can also be found at www.shopversona.com.  It's Fashion offers fashion with a focus on the latest trendy styles for the entire family at low prices every day.  Additional information on The Cato Corporation is available at www.catocorp.com.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports 3Q EPS Of $0.16

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $3.8 million for the third quarter ended November 3, 2018 , compared to net income of $2.7 ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports October Same-Store Sales Down 1%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended November 3, 2018 of $62.1 million , flat compared to sales of $62.3 million ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports September Same-Store Sales Down 1%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the five weeks ended October 6, 2018 of $69.4 million, down 1% compared to sales of $69.8 million for the five week period ended September 30, 2017. Same-store sales in September were down 1% compared to the five weeks ended October 7, 2017. September 2018 same-store sales are compared to the five week period ended October 7, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the thirty-five weeks ended October 6, 2018 were $568.7 million, flat compared to sales of $568.7 million for the thirty-five weeks ended September 30, 2017. The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 1%.

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports August Same-Store Sales Up 5%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended September 1, 2018 of $56.4 million, flat compared to sales of $56.2 million for the four week period ended August 26, 2017.  Same-store sales in August were up 5% compared to the four weeks ended September 2, 2017.  August 2018 same-store sales are compared to the four week period ended September 2, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the thirty weeks ended September 1, 2018 were $499.3 million, flat compared to sales of $498.9 million for the thirty weeks ended August 26, 2017.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 2%.