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Cato Corp

CATO.N

Latest Trade

16.98USD

Change

0.02(+0.12%)

Volume

45,951

Today's Range

16.82

 - 

17.06

52 Week Range

11.85

 - 

22.19

As of on the New York Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
16.96
Open
16.99
Volume
45,951
3M AVG Volume
4.59
Today's High
17.06
Today's Low
16.82
52 Week High
22.19
52 Week Low
11.85
Shares Out (MIL)
24.77
Market Cap (MIL)
420.04
Forward P/E
--
Dividend (Yield %)
7.78

Next Event

September 2019 Cato Corp Corporate Sales Release

Latest Developments

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Cato Reprots August Same Store Sales Rose 3%

Cato Sets Regular Quarterly Dividend Of $0.33Per Share

Cato Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share $0.48

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About Cato Corp

The Cato Corporation is a fashion specialty retailer. The Company's merchandise lines include dressy, career, and casual sportswear, dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, handbags, men's wear and lines for kids and newborns. The Company has two segments: the operation of a fashion specialty stores segment (Retail Segment) and a credit card segment (Credit Segment). The Company operated its women's fashion specialty retail stores in 33 states as of January 28, 2017, principally in the southeastern United States. The Company offers its own credit card to its customers and all credit authorizations, payment processing, and collection efforts are performed by a separate subsidiary of the Company. The Company's stores offer an assortment of on-trend apparel and accessory items in primarily junior/missy, plus sizes, men's and kids sizes with a focus on color, product coordination and selection.

Industry

Retail (Apparel)

Contact Info

8100 Denmark Rd

+1.704.5517352

https://www.catofashions.com/

Executive Leadership

John P. Derham Cato

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

John R. Howe

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Michael T. Greer

Executive Vice President, Director - Stores

Gordon D. Smith

Executive Vice President, Chief Real Estate and Store Development Officer

Bryan F. Kennedy

Lead Independent Director

Key Stats

Price To Earnings (TTM)
12.60
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.51
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.26
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
8.58
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
0.00
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
0.00
Return on Investment (TTM)
7.77
Return on Equity (TTM)
5.66

Latest News

Cato sues SEC over ‘gag rule’ barring defendants from protesting allegations after settlement

Adding to mounting conservative criticism of a Securities and Exchange Commission rule that prohibits people who settle with the commission from thereafter denying the government’s allegations, the libertarian Cato Institute sued the SEC Wednesday in federal court in Washington...

BRIEF-Cato Reports April Same-Store Sales Down 6 Pct

* APRIL SALES WERE IMPACTED BY SHIFT OF EASTER FROM APRIL LAST YEAR TO MARCH THIS YEAR

BRIEF-Cato Says March Sales Rose 4 Percent To $96.9 Million

* STORE SALES TO BE IN LOW NEGATIVE SINGLE DIGITS" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato Q4 Loss Per Share $0.62

* SAYS PLANS NO NEW STORES DURING YEAR 2018 AND ANTICIPATES CLOSING UP TO 34 STORES BY YEAR-END Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato Reports February Same-Store Sales Down 5 Pct

* FEBRUARY SAME STORE SALES FELL 5 PERCENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato Expands Board Of Directors, Adds Dr. Pamela Davies

* CATO CORP - EXPANSION OF ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS FROM SEVEN TO EIGHT MEMBERS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato Corp Reports January Same-Store Sales Down 6%

* ON A COMPARABLE 14-WEEK BASIS, TOTAL SALES FOR QUARTER DECREASED 8% AND QTRLY COMPARABLE STORE SALES DECREASED 8% FROM LAST YEAR

BRIEF-Cato Reports December Same-Store Sales Down 9 Pct

* SEES Q4 LOSS PER SHARE $0.30 TO $0.45 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato Reports 8 Pct Fall In November Same-Store Sales

* - "NOVEMBER SAME STORE SALES DECLINE IS CONSISTENT WITH OUR CURRENT TREND"

BRIEF-Cato says Q3 earnings per share $0.11

* Cato Corp - has opened 6 new stores during 2017, down from original plan of 13 stores and expects to close 26 stores versus original plan of 19 stores

BRIEF-Cato reports October same-store sales down 7 pct

* Cato Corp - we expect our full year earnings to be significantly below last year

BRIEF-Cato Corp reports Q2 EPS loss of $0.03

* Qtrly gross margin decreased 590 basis points to 31.1% as a percent of sales primarily due to lower merchandise margins

BRIEF-Cato posts Q1 earnings per share $0.85

* Company's same-store sales for quarter decreased 17 pct to last year

BRIEF-Cato reports april same-store sales down 2 pct

* Says negative sales trends persisted throughout march and april as we continued to work through our merchandise assortment missteps

BRIEF-Cato reports 4Q and full year earnings

* "We believe 2017 will be another challenging year for Cato,"

BRIEF-Cato Corp increases share repurchase authorization

* Cato Corp - board of directors has authorized an increase in company's share repurchase program of 2 million shares

BRIEF-Cato reports Q3 earnings per share $0.30

* For quarter, gross margin rate decreased to 35.5 pct of sales from 37.2 pct last year

BRIEF-Cato reports Oct. Same-store sales down 6 pct

* October same store sales fell 6 percent Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Cato reports September same-store sales down 9%

* "september same-store sales were well below our expectations"

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