CATO - The Cato Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
25.63
+0.46 (+1.83%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

25.52 -0.14 (-0.53%)
After hours: 4:11PM EDT

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Previous Close25.17
Open25.24
Bid19.05 x 900
Ask29.99 x 900
Day's Range24.90 - 25.72
52 Week Range10.76 - 25.72
Volume300,490
Avg. Volume349,759
Market Cap621.105M
Beta0.17
PE Ratio (TTM)67.27
EPS (TTM)0.38
Earnings DateAug 15, 2018 - Aug 20, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.32 (5.24%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-06-08
1y Target Est20.00
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  • PR Newswire14 days ago

    Cato Reports May Same-store Sales Up 9%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales of $77.3 million for the four weeks ended June 2, 2018, a 4% increase from sales of $74.2 million for the four weeks ended May 27, 2017.  Same-store sales for the four weeks ended June 2, 2018 increased 9% from the four weeks ended June 3, 2017.  May 2018 same-store sales are compared to the four week period ended June 3, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the seventeen weeks ended June 2, 2018 were $313.2 million, flat from sales of $311.9 million for the seventeen weeks ended May 27, 2017.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 1% compared to last year.  The seventeen weeks same-store sales are compared to the seventeen week period ended June 3, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017.

  • TheStreet.com22 days ago

    Small Specialty Retailers Are No Longer Dead

    It's been quite a week for some of the survivors of the great small specialty retail Armageddon, which occurred last summer. Names left for dead as the markets and many investors wrote off the industry have sprung back to life, at least temporarily, and a great deal of money has been made by those willing to assume the risk.

  • PR Newswire28 days ago

    Cato 2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) held its Annual Shareholders' Meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at its corporate offices in Charlotte, N.C. Following the meeting, Mr. Cato addressed the shareholders.  He began by introducing the Company's Board of Directors, including the newest Board member, Dr. Pamela Davies.   After thanking Cato's associates and shareholders, he noted that 2017 was a difficult year for the company.  Mr. Cato went on to highlight a few of the company's 2017 initiatives, including adjusting the merchandising strategy to better align with what the customer wants.  He noted that the buyers and in-house designers worked to get the merchandise mix right and returned to the fits that Cato customers have always loved, and also worked closely with key outside partners to get additional insights and product.  Mr. Cato stated that eCommerce has been a focus for the company and has experienced significant increases in sales.  Mr. Cato indicated that these initiatives will play a key role in The Company's future success.

  • PR Newswire28 days ago

    The Cato Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 24, 2018 /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 ...

  • Why Blue Apron Holdings, Cato, and Universal Jumped Today
    Motley Fool28 days ago

    Why Blue Apron Holdings, Cato, and Universal Jumped Today

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  • Did The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Create Value For Investors Over The Past Year?
    Simply Wall St.28 days ago

    Did The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Create Value For Investors Over The Past Year?

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) generated a below-average return on equity of 2.62% in the past 12 months, while its industry returned 13.13%. Though CATO’s recent performance is underwhelming, it isRead More...

  • Associated Press28 days ago

    Cato: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    The Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 94 cents per share. The clothing retailer posted revenue of $238.3 million in the period. Cato shares have increased 13 percent since ...

  • PR Newswire28 days ago

    Cato Reports Increase In 1Q Net Income And EPS

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $23.4 million or $.94 per diluted share for the first quarter ended May 5, 2018 , compared ...

  • GlobeNewswirelast month

    Research Report Identifies Armstrong World Industries, Empire State Realty Trust, Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Cadence, World Wrestling Entertainment, and Cato with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward Movement

    NEW YORK, May 17, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Armstrong ...

  • CATO Reverts to Dismal Comps Trend, Declines 6% in April
    Zackslast month

    CATO Reverts to Dismal Comps Trend, Declines 6% in April

    The Cato Corporation (CATO) returns to its declining comps trend with 6% decrease in April. This was mainly due to the impact of the Easter shift from April to March this year compared with the last.

  • PR Newswirelast month

    Cato Reports April Same-store Sales Down 6%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales of $71.8 million for the four weeks ended May 5, 2018, an 11% decrease from sales of $80.5 million for the four weeks ended April 29, 2017.  Same-store sales for the four weeks ended May 5, 2018 decreased 6% from the four weeks ended May 6, 2017.  April 2018 same-store sales are compared to the four week period ended May 6, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the first quarter ended May 5, 2018 were $236.0 million, a 1% decrease from sales of $237.5 million for the first quarter ended April 29, 2017.  Same-store sales for the first quarter decreased 1% compared to last year.  The first quarter same-store sales are compared to the thirteen week period ended May 6, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017.

  • Cato (CATO) Breaks Dismal Trend With March Comps Soaring 6%
    Zacks2 months ago

    Cato (CATO) Breaks Dismal Trend With March Comps Soaring 6%

    Cato (CATO) reversed its long trend of declining comps in March by recording 6% growth.

  • ACCESSWIRE2 months ago

    Free Research Report as Gap’s Quarterly Earnings Increased 19.61%

    Stock Monitor: Cato Post Earnings Reporting LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / April 12, 2018 / Active-Investors.com has just released a free earnings report on The Gap, Inc. (NYSE: GPS ) ("Gap"). If ...

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Cato Reports March Same-Store Sales Up 6%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the five weeks ended April 7, 2018 of $96.9 million, a 4% increase over sales of $93.1 million for the five week period ended April 1, 2017.  Same-store sales for the five weeks ended April 7, 2018 increased 6% from the five weeks ended April 8, 2017.  March 2018 same-store sales are compared to the five week period ended April 8, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. "March sales were positively impacted by the shift of Easter from April last year to March this year," stated John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. 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.

  • TheStreet.com3 months ago

    2 Green Shoots in Deep Value Land

    In deep value land, the whims and oscillations of the broad markets don't always spoil the party.

  • Is The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?
    Simply Wall St.3 months ago

    Is The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) is trading with a trailing P/E of 30.7x, which is higher than the industry average of 18.5x. While CATO might seem like a stock to avoidRead More...

  • Associated Press3 months ago

    Cato reports 4Q loss

    On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 62 cents. Losses, adjusted for pretax expenses, came to 14 cents per share. The clothing retailer posted revenue ...

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Cato Reports 4Q And Full-Year Earnings

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported earnings for the fourth quarter and year ended February 3, 2018.  For the fourth quarter, the Company reported ...

  • TheStreet.com3 months ago

    Dumpster Diving for Retailer Cato

    With $9 in cash and short-term investments on the books and no debt, the stock appears to be worth a speculative play.

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Cato Reports February Same-Store Sales Down 5%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended March 3, 2018 of $67.2 million, a 5% increase over sales of $63.8 million for the four week period ended February 25, 2017.  Same-store sales for the month decreased 5% from the prior year.  For same store sales purposes, last year sales have been adjusted to realign the weeks due to 2017 being a 53 week year. "February same store sales were below our expectations," stated John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. As of March 3, 2018, the Company operated 1,351 stores in 33 states, compared to 1,371 stores in 33 states as of February 25, 2017.

  • PR Newswire4 months ago

    The Cato Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 1, 2018 /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 March ...

  • PR Newswire4 months ago

    Cato Expands Board Of Directors, Adds Dr. Pamela Davies

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's fashion retailer Cato Corporation (CATO) today announced the expansion of its Board of Directors from seven to eight members with the appointment of Dr. Pamela Davies, president of Queens University of Charlotte. Davies has served as president of Queens since 2002 and previously was the dean of the McColl School of Business.  Under her leadership, the school's endowment has grown from $30 million to $150 million, and Davies spearheaded the creation of four academic units – the Knight School of Communication, Presbyterian School of Nursing, Blair College of Health and Cato School of Education.

  • PR Newswire4 months ago

    Cato Reports January Same-Store Sales Down 6%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the five weeks ended February 3, 2018 of $54.2 million, a 19% increase from sales of $45.5 million for the four week period ended January 28, 2017.  The fiscal year ended February 3, 2018 contains 53 weeks versus 52 weeks in fiscal year ended January 28, 2017 and January 2018 contains five weeks versus four weeks in January 2017.  On a comparable five-week basis, total sales decreased 7% and same-store sales for the month decreased 6%. Sales for fiscal fourth quarter ended February 3, 2018 were $211.1 million, a decrease of 3% over sales of $218.2 million for the fourth quarter ended January 28, 2017.  On a comparable 14-week basis, total sales for the quarter decreased 8% and comparable store sales decreased 8% from last year.  For the year, the Company's sales decreased 11% to $842.1 million from 2017 sales of $947.4 million.  On a comparable 53-week basis, total sales for the fiscal year ended February 3, 2018 decreased 12% and comparable store sales decreased 12% from last year.