Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): Price and Financial Metrics

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): $46.43

0.07 (+0.15%)

POWR Rating

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  • CATY scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.62% of US stocks.
  • CATY's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CATY ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 42nd percentile.

CATY Stock Summary

  • CATY's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 88.09% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 161.44%, CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 91.46% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP's share price is greater than that of just 6.66% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP are AUB, CHCO, EFSC, AMNB, and FULT.
  • CATY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP's official web site, go to

CATY Valuation Summary

  • CATY's price/sales ratio is 4.6; this is 253.85% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CATY's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 3.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CATY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CATY 2022-11-23 4.6 1.4 10.0 6.1
CATY 2022-11-22 4.6 1.4 10.1 6.1
CATY 2022-11-21 4.6 1.4 9.9 6.0
CATY 2022-11-18 4.6 1.4 9.9 6.0
CATY 2022-11-17 4.5 1.4 9.8 5.9
CATY 2022-11-16 4.6 1.4 10.0 6.0

CATY Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 26.69%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 133.68%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 7.97%.
Over the past 33 months, CATY's revenue has gone up $108,565,000.

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)

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CATY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $46.43 52-week high $48.88
Prev. close $46.36 52-week low $37.37
Day low $45.94 Volume 270,000
Day high $46.51 Avg. volume 305,383
50-day MA $43.44 Dividend yield 2.93%
200-day MA $42.55 Market Cap 3.46B

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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Latest CATY News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CATY as an investment opportunity.

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

The board of Cathay General Bancorp ( NASDAQ:CATY ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of $0.34 per share on the...

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

Cathay General Bancorp Declares $0.34 Per Share Dividend

LOS ANGELES, November 18, 2022--Cathay General Bancorp (Nasdaq: CATY) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of thirty-four cents per common share, payable on December 9, 2022, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 29, 2022.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

Should You Buy Cathay General (CATY) After Golden Cross?

When a stock experiences a golden cross technical event, good things could be on the horizon. How should investors react?

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Are Finance Stocks Lagging Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) This Year?

Here is how Cathay General (CATY) and Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) have performed compared to their sector so far this year.

Yahoo | November 14, 2022

Cathay General Bancorp Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Beats Expectations

Cathay General Bancorp ( NASDAQ:CATY ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$205.4m (up 27% from...

Yahoo | November 11, 2022

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CATY Price Returns

1-mo 4.90%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 10.44%
1-year 12.13%
3-year 39.65%
5-year 27.77%
YTD 11.43%
2021 37.74%
2020 -11.64%
2019 17.48%
2018 -18.47%
2017 13.40%

CATY Dividends

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