Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): Price and Financial Metrics

Cathay General Bancorp (CATY): $34.52

0.47 (+1.38%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where CATY ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 81.87% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CATY is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • CATY ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 12th percentile.

CATY Stock Summary

  • CATY's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 87.94% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 229.02%, CATHAY GENERAL BANCORP's debt growth rate surpasses 93.87% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CATY is more volatile than just 7.78% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CATY, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FBNC, CHCO, AMNB, HTBI, and STBA.
  • 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 3.4; this is 36% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CATY's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 5.2 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 2023-03-17 3.4 1.1 7.2 4.5
CATY 2023-03-16 3.5 1.1 7.5 4.7
CATY 2023-03-15 3.4 1.1 7.4 4.6
CATY 2023-03-14 3.5 1.1 7.4 4.6
CATY 2023-03-13 3.4 1.1 7.4 4.6
CATY 2023-03-10 3.6 1.1 7.7 4.9

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)

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CATY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.52 52-week high $47.30
Prev. close $34.05 52-week low $32.89
Day low $34.06 Volume 485,300
Day high $34.56 Avg. volume 379,763
50-day MA $40.92 Dividend yield 3.88%
200-day MA $41.84 Market Cap 2.50B

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's (NASDAQ:CATY) investors will be pleased with their splendid 114% return over the last three years

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Yahoo | March 20, 2023

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $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 | February 21, 2023

Cathay General Bancorp Declares $0.34 Per Share Dividend

LOS ANGELES, February 16, 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 March 9, 2023, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2023.

Yahoo | February 16, 2023

Here's Why Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

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Yahoo | January 29, 2023

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript January 25, 2023 Operator: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to Cathay General Bancorp’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Sarah and I will be your coordinator for today. Today’s call is being recorded and will be available for […]

Yahoo | January 26, 2023

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CATY Price Returns

1-mo -17.77%
3-mo -14.71%
6-mo -11.52%
1-year -19.96%
3-year 76.64%
5-year 4.80%
YTD -14.71%
2022 -2.11%
2021 37.74%
2020 -11.64%
2019 17.48%
2018 -18.47%

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