CATO - The Cato Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
19.89
+0.50 (+2.58%)
As of 9:59AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close19.39
Open19.38
Bid19.40 x 900
Ask19.52 x 800
Day's Range19.26 - 19.89
52 Week Range10.76 - 26.88
Volume17,549
Avg. Volume303,623
Market Cap475.11M
Beta (3Y Monthly)-0.12
PE Ratio (TTM)29.12
EPS (TTM)0.68
Earnings DateNov 14, 2018 - Nov 19, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.32 (6.81%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-09-14
1y Target Est23.00
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  • PR Newswire8 days ago

    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%.

  • Simply Wall St.11 days ago

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO): Has Recent Earnings Growth Beaten Long-Term Trend?

    When The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) released its most recent earnings update (04 August 2018), I compared it against two factor: its historical earnings track record, and the performance of its Read More...

  • PR Newswirelast month

    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%.

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    The Cato Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 31, 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 October ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Platform Specialty Products, Career Education, Cato, Hecla Mining, Brookdale Senior Living, and Roadrunner Transportation — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications

    NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 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 Platform ...

  • With An ROE Of 2.85%, Has The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) Management Done Well?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    With An ROE Of 2.85%, Has The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) Management Done Well?

    This analysis is intended to introduce important early concepts to people who are starting to invest and want to learn about Return on Equity using a real-life example. The CatoRead More...

  • Associated Press2 months ago

    Cato: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 26 cents. The clothing retailer posted revenue of $208.9 million in the period. Cato shares have climbed 49 percent ...

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Cato Reports Increase in 2Q Net Income and EPS

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $6.5 million or $.26 per diluted share for the second quarter ended August 4, 2018 , compared ...

  • Buckle (BKE) Showcases Strong Comps Performance in July
    Zacks2 months ago

    Buckle (BKE) Showcases Strong Comps Performance in July

    Buckle (BKE) returns to growth trajectory with strong comparable sales in July. We note that total comparable sales grew 2.3%.

  • PR Newswire2 months ago

    Cato Reports July Same-Store Sales Up 2%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales of $56.7 million for the four weeks ended August 4, 2018, up 1% to sales of $56.1 million for the four weeks ended July 29, 2017.  Same-store sales for the four weeks ended August 4, 2018 was up 2% compared to the four weeks ended August 5, 2017.  July 2018 same-store sales are compared to the four week period ended August 5, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017.

  • TheStreet.com3 months ago

    Why I'm Moving on From Specialty Retail Stocks

    Normally a buy and hold investor (aka a dinosaur), I've been "renting" quite a bit of down and out specialty retail since the market determined prematurely last summer that the industry was all but dead.

  • Cato Reports Flat Comps for June, Stock Down 12% in a Month
    Zacks3 months ago

    Cato Reports Flat Comps for June, Stock Down 12% in a Month

    Cato (CATO) reports flat comparable-store sales for June. Moreover, sales declined 2% year over year.

  • Why L Brands, Netflix, and Cato Slumped Today
    Motley Fool3 months ago

    Why L Brands, Netflix, and Cato Slumped Today

    Between an analyst downgrade and a slow month for women's fashion, these three stocks lagged the market.

  • PR Newswire3 months ago

    Cato Reports June Same-Store Sales Flat

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales of $72.9 million for the five weeks ended July 7, 2018, a 2% decrease from sales of $74.7 million for the five weeks ended July 1, 2017.  Same-store sales for the five weeks ended July 7, 2018 was flat compared to the five weeks ended July 8, 2017.  June 2018 same-store sales are compared to the five week period ended July 8, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017. Sales for the twenty-two weeks ended July 7, 2018 were $386.2 million, flat from sales of $386.5 million for the twenty-two weeks ended July 1, 2017.  The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 1% compared to last year.  The twenty-two weeks same-store sales are compared to the twenty-two week period ended July 8, 2017 due to the 53rd week in fiscal 2017.

  • Have Investors Priced In The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) Growth?
    Simply Wall St.4 months ago

    Have Investors Priced In The Cato Corporation’s (NYSE:CATO) Growth?

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO), a specialty retail company based in United States, led the NYSE gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. As aRead More...

  • ACCESSWIRE4 months ago

    Free Post Earnings Research Report: L Brands' Sales Jumped 8%

    LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / June 22, 2018 / If you want access to our free earnings report on L Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LB), all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=LB. The Company reported its first quarter fiscal 2018 operating and financial results on May 23, 2018. The owner of Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and other chain stores reported better than expected earnings.

  • PR Newswire4 months 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.com5 months 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 Newswire5 months 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 Newswire5 months 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 Fool5 months ago

    Why Blue Apron Holdings, Cato, and Universal Jumped Today

    Find out which of these stocks rose on favorable earnings.

  • Did The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Create Value For Investors Over The Past Year?
    Simply Wall St.5 months 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 Press5 months 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 Newswire5 months 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 ...