CATO - The Cato Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
15.96
-0.40 (-2.44%)
As of 3:55PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close16.36
Open16.20
Bid15.89 x 800
Ask15.96 x 2200
Day's Range15.81 - 16.47
52 Week Range11.85 - 22.19
Volume479,067
Avg. Volume235,043
Market Cap395.329M
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.44
PE Ratio (TTM)13.95
EPS (TTM)1.14
Earnings DateNov 18, 2019 - Nov 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.32 (9.54%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-06-07
1y Target Est23.00
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    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 ...

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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.

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    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.

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    Cato Reports May Same-Store Sales Up 1%

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    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 ...

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    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.

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    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%

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    Cato Reports March Same-Store Sales Down 7%

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    Cato Corp (CATO) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

    Cato Corp is a fashion specialty retailer. The Company operates women's fashion specialty retail stores in the southeastern United States under two segment: the operation of a fashion specialty stores segment and a credit card segment. The dividend yield of Cato Corp stocks is 8.79%.

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    The "Cato," "Versona," and "It's Fashion" discount womens' retail chain operator on Thursday reported sales for the four weeks ended March 2, of $59.1 million, a 12% drop from sales of $67.2 million for the comparable four-week period a year earlier. "February same-store sales were well below our expectations," CEO John Cato said in a statement. As of March 2, Cato operated 1,308 stores in 31 states, compared to 1,351 stores in 33 states as of March 3, 2018.