Cato Corporation (The) (CATO): Price and Financial Metrics

Cato Corporation (The) (CATO)

Today's Latest Price: $10.25 USD

0.42 (-3.94%)

Updated Apr 1 8:00am

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 33 in Specialty Retailers

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CATO Stock Summary

  • CATO's went public 32.96 years ago, making it older than 91.74% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Cato Corp is higher than it is for about merely 19.24% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, CATO has reported earnings growth of 45.89%, putting it ahead of 80.51% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Cato Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ESCA, HOFT, KFY, EBF, and WEYS.
  • Visit CATO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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CATO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $10.25 52-week high $19.73
Prev. close $10.67 52-week low $9.66
Day low $10.25 Volume 220
Day high $10.25 Avg. volume 193,750
50-day MA $14.65 Dividend yield 12.37%
200-day MA $15.83 Market Cap 252.52M

Cato Corporation (The) (CATO) Company Bio

The Cato Corporation operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories in the Southeastern United States. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

CATO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Cato Corp. To summarize, we found that Cato Corp ranked in the 47th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Cato Corp, consider:

  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.58 years comes in at -0.07%; that's greater than only 20.1% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • CATO's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 32% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), Cato Corp has a reliance on debt greater than just 16.06% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CATO, try DAN, NTN, CCK, DECK, and VIAC.

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CATO Price Returns

1-mo -34.69%
3-mo -38.91%
6-mo -38.34%
1-year -26.04%
3-year -39.92%
5-year -63.36%
YTD -39.65%
2019 32.97%
2018 -2.99%
2017 -42.89%
2016 -15.16%
2015 -9.91%

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Cato Corp (CATO) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Cato Corp (CATO) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Cato Corp (CATO) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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