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The Cato Corporation (CATO)

Stock Price: $6.98 USD -0.01 (-0.14%)
Updated Oct 23, 2020 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 167.23M
Revenue (ttm) 651.30M
Net Income (ttm) -32.81M
Shares Out 22.19M
EPS (ttm) -1.35
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE n/a
Dividend $1.32
Dividend Yield 18.91%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 23, 2020
Last Price $6.98
Previous Close $6.99
Change ($) -0.01
Change (%) -0.14%
Day's Open 7.04
Day's Range 6.89 - 7.05
Day's Volume 205,208
52-Week Range 6.09 - 19.73

More Stats

Market Cap 167.23M
Enterprise Value 236.74M
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date n/a
Shares Outstanding 22.19M
Float 20.58M
EPS (basic) -1.38
EPS (diluted) -1.35
FCF / Share -2.33
Dividend $1.32
Dividend Yield 18.91%
Earnings Yield n/a
FCF Yield n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 1.32M
Short Ratio 5.22
Short % of Float 6.39%
Beta 0.65
PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE n/a
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PS Ratio 0.26
PB Ratio 0.63
Revenue 651.30M
Operating Income -50.97M
Net Income -32.81M
Free Cash Flow -55.90M
Net Cash -69.51M
Net Cash / Share -2.90
Gross Margin 48.58%
Operating Margin -7.83%
Profit Margin -5.00%
FCF Margin -8.58%
ROA -4.51%
ROE -10.92%
ROIC -7.10%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (0)

Buy 0
Overweight 0
Hold 0
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: n/a

Price Target

Current: $6.98
Target: 23.00
*Average 12-month price target from 1 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-0.52%-2.39%-11.14%-5.39%2.45%7.27%-2.54%1.35%0.73%-
Gross Profit316307297355395386349362357361
Operating Income37.1728.1610.9842.2595.9488.0981.0995.3196.4888.84
Net Income35.9030.468.5447.2166.8460.5054.3261.6764.8358.85
Shares Outstanding24.6424.6125.0326.8427.9027.9129.2629.2829.1629.50
Earnings Per Share1.461.230.341.722.392.151.862.112.212.00
EPS Growth18.7%261.76%-80.23%-28.03%11.16%15.59%-11.85%-4.52%10.5%-
Dividend Per Share1.321.321.321.
Dividend Growth0%0%2.33%7.5%0%500%-93.29%240.57%21.53%-
Operating Cash Flow53.4060.2435.9972.1393.8511792.9679.3181.3479.48
Capital Expenditures-8.31-4.35-11.10-27.30-26.53-28.90-31.54-45.18-35.89-19.56
Free Cash Flow45.0955.8924.8944.8367.3288.5661.4234.1445.4559.92
Cash & Equivalents216211201252287261245195246235
Total Debt210---------
Net Cash / Debt5.77211201252287261245195246235
Book Value317317326384413380391345367334
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The Cato Corporation
Country United States
Employees 10,060
CEO John P. Derham Cato

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol CATO
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Apparel Retail
Unique Identifier NYSE: CATO


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. It operates its stores and e-commerce Websites under the Cato, Cato Fashions, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, It's Fashion Metro, and Versona names. As of February 1, 2020, the company operated 1,281 stores in 31 states. It also provides credit card services to its customers, as well as layaway plans. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.