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Cato NYSE:CATO Stock Report

Last Price

US$6.34

Market Cap

US$123.2m

7D

-8.8%

1Y

-31.4%

Updated

24 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials

CATO Stock Overview

The Cato Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories primarily in the southeastern United States.

CATO fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends2/6

The Cato Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cato
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$6.34
52 Week HighUS$9.50
52 Week LowUS$6.26
Beta1.1
1 Month Change-10.96%
3 Month Change-5.79%
1 Year Change-31.39%
3 Year Change-48.62%
5 Year Change-59.44%
Change since IPO20.13%

Recent News & Updates

Cato: Declining Sales And Widening Losses Could Impact Dividend Payout

Dec 26

The Cato Corporation: Pressure On Growth Rates And Profitability Continues

Oct 03

Recent updates

Cato: Declining Sales And Widening Losses Could Impact Dividend Payout

Dec 26

The Cato Corporation: Pressure On Growth Rates And Profitability Continues

Oct 03

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.17

Aug 29
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.17

The Cato Corporation: A Deep Value Retail Stock With Solid Upside

Jul 28

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.17

May 22
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.17

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Feb 27
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Cato  declares $0.17 dividend, boosts share repurchase authorization

Feb 24

The Cato Corporation's Fortress Balance Sheet Deserves Attention

Jan 20

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Dec 19
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Nov 22
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

The Cato Corporation: Cheap Enough To Warrant Attention

Oct 21

Capital Allocation Trends At Cato (NYSE:CATO) Aren't Ideal

Oct 20
Capital Allocation Trends At Cato (NYSE:CATO) Aren't Ideal

Cato (NYSE:CATO) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Aug 29
Cato (NYSE:CATO) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.17

Cato  declares $0.17 dividend

Aug 26

Cato  GAAP EPS of -$0.11, revenue of $196.84M

Aug 18

The Cato Corporation: A Cheap Prospect That Bears Some Long-Term Risk

Jun 20

Cato Corporation: Milk This Rally For All Its Worth

Nov 24

Shopping For Value At Cato

Jul 01

We Discuss Why The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) CEO Compensation May Be Closely Reviewed

May 14
We Discuss Why The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) CEO Compensation May Be Closely Reviewed

What Percentage Of The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Shares Do Insiders Own?

Mar 21
What Percentage Of The Cato Corporation (NYSE:CATO) Shares Do Insiders Own?

What Type Of Returns Would Cato's(NYSE:CATO) Shareholders Have Earned If They Purchased Their SharesFive Years Ago?

Jan 25
What Type Of Returns Would Cato's(NYSE:CATO) Shareholders Have Earned If They Purchased Their SharesFive Years Ago?

Cato: Debt-Free Retailer With Fortress Balance Sheet And Hidden Real Estate

Dec 29

What You Need To Know About The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) Investor Composition

Dec 21
What You Need To Know About The Cato Corporation's (NYSE:CATO) Investor Composition

Cato  reports Q3 results

Nov 19

Shareholder Returns

CATOUS Specialty RetailUS Market
7D-8.8%1.5%1.3%
1Y-31.4%9.9%25.6%

Return vs Industry: CATO underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CATO underperformed the US Market which returned 23.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CATO's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CATO volatility
CATO Average Weekly Movement4.7%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement6.4%
Market Average Movement6.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.1%

Stable Share Price: CATO has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: CATO's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19467,600John P. Catohttps://www.catofashions.com

The Cato Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories primarily in the southeastern United States. It operates through two segments, Retail and Credit. The company’s stores and e-commerce websites offer a range of apparel and accessories, including dressy, career, and casual sportswear; and dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, and handbags, as well as men’s wear, and lines for kids and infants.

The Cato Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Cato's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CATO fundamental statistics
Market capUS$123.24m
Earnings (TTM)-US$3.31m
Revenue (TTM)US$712.23m

0.2x

P/S Ratio

-37.2x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
CATO income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$712.23m
Cost of RevenueUS$467.46m
Gross ProfitUS$243.12m
Other ExpensesUS$246.44m
Earnings-US$3.31m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 28, 2023

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.17
Gross Margin34.14%
Net Profit Margin-0.46%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CATO perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

10.7%

Current Dividend Yield

-399%

Payout Ratio
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