Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): Price and Financial Metrics

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): $46.91

0.59 (+1.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CATY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 90.39% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CATY is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 155 days.
  • CATY ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

CATY Stock Summary

  • CATY's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.63% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -50.7%, Cathay General Bancorp's debt growth rate surpasses only 8.9% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CATY is more volatile than just 15.15% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Cathay General Bancorp are SYBT, AUB, AMNB, HTBK, and EMCF.
  • 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 4.9; this is 53.12% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CATY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • CATY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CATY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CATY 2017-01-25 6.4 1.6 17.5 13.4
CATY 2013-10-01 4.9 1.2 18.6 15.8
CATY 2013-07-31 5.0 1.2 18.8 16.3
CATY 2010-11-19 13.4 0.8 -19.1 -38.2
CATY 2008-05-23 2.4 0.8 6.3 19.4
CATY 2002-09-16 7.2 2.9 16.4 9.3

CATY Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 58.29%.
  • The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 173.3%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -9.83%.
CATY's revenue has moved up $50,775,000 over the prior 33 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
2021-09-30 652.881 324.382 293.873
2021-06-30 626.212 314.101 278.27
2021-03-31 581.709 316.493 255.392
2020-12-31 537.43 319.955 228.86
2020-09-30 536.018 344.351 225.344
2020-06-30 560.425 433.687 241.385

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 $46.91 52-week high $46.96
Prev. close $46.32 52-week low $33.44
Day low $45.52 Volume 212,000
Day high $46.96 Avg. volume 270,080
50-day MA $43.97 Dividend yield 2.9%
200-day MA $41.30 Market Cap 3.62B

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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Cathay General Bancorp to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

LOS ANGELES, January 12, 2022--Cathay General Bancorp (Nasdaq: CATY), the holding company for Cathay Bank, is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results after the markets close on Thursday, January 27, 2022.

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

What Kind Of Shareholders Own Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)?

Every investor in Cathay General Bancorp ( NASDAQ:CATY ) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. Large...

Yahoo | December 25, 2021

Piper Sandler Weighs in on Cathay General Bancorps Q1 2022 Earnings (NASDAQ:CATY)

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Equities research analysts at Piper Sandler lifted their Q1 2022 earnings estimates for Cathay General Bancorp in a research note issued on Thursday, December 16th. Piper Sandler analyst M. Clark now forecasts that the bank will earn $0.88 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.87. []

Dakota Financial News | December 19, 2021

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund Has $1.04 Million Stake in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY)

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund decreased its stake in shares of Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) by 1.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 25,063 shares of the banks stock after selling 331 shares during the period. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Funds holdings []

Transcript Daily | December 12, 2021

Dean Small Cap Value Buys American Woodmark Corp, National Energy Services Reunited Corp, ...

Investment company Dean Small Cap Value (Current Portfolio) buys American Woodmark Corp, National Energy Services Reunited Corp, Energizer Holdings Inc, White Mountains Insurance Group, Stepan Co, sells Powell Industries Inc, Pactiv Evergreen Inc, Commercial Metals Co, Apogee Enterprises Inc, Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Co during the 3-months ended 2021Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Dean Small Cap Value.

Yahoo | December 11, 2021

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CATY Price Returns

1-mo 12.63%
3-mo 10.89%
6-mo 30.23%
1-year N/A
3-year 38.87%
5-year 51.20%
YTD 9.12%
2021 37.74%
2020 -11.64%
2019 17.48%
2018 -18.47%
2017 13.40%

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