CATO - The Cato Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
18.49
+0.03 (+0.16%)
At close: 4:02PM EST
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Previous Close18.46
Open18.68
Bid18.02 x 1800
Ask18.65 x 800
Day's Range18.30 - 18.87
52 Week Range11.85 - 19.73
Volume229,467
Avg. Volume149,093
Market Cap455.536M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.48
PE Ratio (TTM)12.72
EPS (TTM)1.45
Earnings DateNov 26, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.32 (7.15%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-12-13
1y Target Est23.00
  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports November Same-Store Sales Up 2%

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended November 30, 2019 of $59.0 million, down 1% compared to sales of $59.4 million for the four week period ended December 1, 2018. Same-store sales for the month increased 2%.

  • PR Newswire

    The Cato Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 22, 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 January ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports 3Q EPS Of $0.24

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $6.0 million for the third quarter ended November 2, 2019 , compared to net income of $3.8 ...

  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports October Same-Store Sales Up 3%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the four weeks ended November 2, 2019 of $62.5 million, up 1% compared to sales of $62.1 million for the four week period ended November 3, 2018. The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 2%. "October same-store sales continued our positive trend," commented John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Is The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) A Good Dividend Stock?
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    Is The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) A Good Dividend Stock?

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  • PR Newswire

    Cato Reports September Same-Store Sales Up 5%

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (CATO) today reported sales for the five weeks ended October 5, 2019 of $70.5 million, up 2% compared to sales of $69.4 million for the five week period ended October 6, 2018. The Company's year-to-date same-store sales increased 2%. "September same-store sales continued our positive trend," commented John Cato, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Is The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) CEO Overpaid Relative To Its Peers?
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    Is The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) CEO Overpaid Relative To Its Peers?

    In 1999 John Derham Cato was appointed CEO of The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO). This analysis aims first to contrast...

  • Dividend Investors: Don't Be Too Quick To Buy The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) For Its Upcoming Dividend
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    Dividend Investors: Don't Be Too Quick To Buy The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) For Its Upcoming Dividend

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  • Did Changing Sentiment Drive Cato's (NYSE:CATO) Share Price Down A Worrying 51%?
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    Did Changing Sentiment Drive Cato's (NYSE:CATO) Share Price Down A Worrying 51%?

    The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) shareholders will doubtless be very grateful to see the share price up 34% in the...

  • 3 Long-Term Payers Declare Quarterly Dividends
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    3 Long-Term Payers Declare Quarterly Dividends

    The Cato Corp. tops the list Continue reading...

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    Nordstrom Breaks Out to 50-Day Moving Average After Strong Earnings

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  • TheStreet.com

    Cato Shares Jump on Women's-Fashion Retailer's Second-Quarter Earnings Report

    Shares of Cato Corp. on Thursday surged after the women's fashion and accessories retailer reported a healthy rise in same-store sales and a big boost in profit for its second quarter. Chairman and CEO John Cato said in a statement that the performance "exceeded our expectations with higher same-store sales, higher merchandise margins and savings in" selling, general and administrative expense. As of Aug. 3 Cato operated 1,299 stores in 31 states compared with 1,350 stores in 33 states a year earlier.

  • 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 ...

  • PR Newswire

    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.

  • Estimating The Fair Value Of The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO)
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    Estimating The Fair Value Of The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO)

    Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of The Cato Corporation...

  • 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.

  • Why The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio
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  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About The Cato Corporation (CATO)
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    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About The Cato Corporation (CATO)

    Hedge funds and large money managers usually invest with a focus on the long-term horizon and, therefore, short-lived dips or bumps on the charts, usually don't make them change their opinion towards a company. This time it may be different. During the fourth quarter of 2018 we observed increased volatility and small-cap stocks underperformed the […]

  • 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 ...

  • Does The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) P/E Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity?
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    Does The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) P/E Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity?

    The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). To keep it practical, we'll...

  • 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.

  • Associated Press

    Cato: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had profit of 87 cents. The clothing retailer posted revenue of $230.4 million in the period. Cato shares have dropped slightly ...

  • 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 ...