Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): Price and Financial Metrics

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): $34.76

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CATY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.76 52-week high $47.30
Prev. close $34.15 52-week low $27.24
Day low $34.26 Volume 423,800
Day high $35.00 Avg. volume 420,560
50-day MA $36.18 Dividend yield 3.97%
200-day MA $36.48 Market Cap 2.52B

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  • Stability is the dimension where CATY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 56.26% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CATY is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • CATY's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 28.1% of US stocks).

CATY Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.55, CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about just 14.12% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.86 for CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP; that's greater than it is for 87.01% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 249.94%, CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 95.22% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CATY, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HTBI, FULT, FBMS, FMNB, and AMAL.
  • Visit CATY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CATY Valuation Summary

  • CATY's price/sales ratio is 3.3; this is 43.48% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CATY's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 8.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CATY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CATY 2023-09-15 3.3 1 7.0 4.6
CATY 2023-09-14 3.3 1 6.9 4.6
CATY 2023-09-13 3.2 1 6.8 4.4
CATY 2023-09-12 3.2 1 6.8 4.5
CATY 2023-09-11 3.3 1 6.9 4.5
CATY 2023-09-08 3.3 1 6.9 4.5

CATY Growth Metrics

    The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -32.67%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -28.29%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 45.78%.
CATY's revenue has moved up $145,839,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows CATY's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 735.222 466.743 338.365
2022-06-30 691.467 347.044 311.727
2022-03-31 673.77 329.203 299.948
2021-12-31 668.366 334.317 298.304
2021-09-30 652.881 324.382 293.873
2021-06-30 626.212 314.101 278.27

CATY's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CATY has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 42.38% of graded US stocks.
  • CATY's asset turnover comes in at 0.033 -- ranking 322nd of 428 Banking stocks.
  • WTFC, PACW, and LBAI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CATY.

The table below shows CATY's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.033 1 0.019
2021-03-31 0.030 1 0.017
2020-12-31 0.028 1 0.014
2020-09-30 0.029 1 0.014
2020-06-30 0.030 1 0.016
2020-03-31 0.033 1 0.018

CATY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CATY, see our CATY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $43.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Company Bio

Cathay General Bancorp offers various commercial banking products and services for individuals, professionals, and small to medium-sized businesses across California, New York State, Chicago, Washington State, Texas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, Hong Kong, Taipei and Shanghai. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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Those who invested in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) three years ago are up 87%

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Yahoo | September 20, 2023

Blackstone and Airbnb Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices ("S&P DJI") will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P 100, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices effective prior to the open of trading on Monday, September 18, to coincide with the quarterly rebalance. The changes ensure each index is more representative of its market capitalization range. All companies being added to the S&P MidCap 400 are more representative of the mid-cap market space, and all companies being added to the S&P SmallCap 600 are more repres

Yahoo | September 1, 2023

Here's What We Like About Cathay General Bancorp's (NASDAQ:CATY) Upcoming Dividend

Cathay General Bancorp ( NASDAQ:CATY ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next four days. The ex-dividend date is...

Yahoo | August 24, 2023

Cathay General Bancorp's (NASDAQ:CATY) Dividend Will Be $0.34

Cathay General Bancorp ( NASDAQ:CATY ) will pay a dividend of $0.34 on the 11th of September. This payment means that...

Yahoo | August 22, 2023

Cathay General Bancorp Declares $0.34 Per Share Dividend

LOS ANGELES, August 17, 2023--Cathay General Bancorp (Nasdaq: CATY) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of thirty-four cents per common share, payable on September 11, 2023, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 30, 2023.

Yahoo | August 17, 2023

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CATY Price Returns

1-mo -2.44%
3-mo 9.04%
6-mo 3.75%
1-year -6.31%
3-year 77.37%
5-year 0.69%
YTD -12.31%
2022 -2.11%
2021 37.74%
2020 -11.64%
2019 17.48%
2018 -18.47%

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