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- NYSE: CATO

Price (delayed)

$12.88

Market cap

$270.32M

P/E Ratio

10.82

Dividend/share

$0.68

EPS

$1.19

Enterprise value

$303.69M

The Company, founded in 1946, operates approximately 1,300 apparel and accessories specialty stores in 31 states under the names "Cato", “Versona”, “it’s Fashion” and "It's Fashion Metro". Cato offers the

The stock's price to earnings (P/E) is 11% less than its last 4 quarters average of 12.2

Cato's revenue has increased by 11% YoY

CATO's gross profit is up by 41% year-on-year but it is down by 4.7% since the previous quarter

Cato's gross margin has increased by 27% YoY but it has decreased by 3.9% from the previous quarter

The net income has contracted by 30% from the previous quarter

The EPS has declined by 28% since the previous quarter

What are the main financial stats of CATO

Market
Valuations
Earnings

Shares outstanding

20.99M

Market cap

$270.32M

Enterprise value

$303.69M

Price to earnings (P/E)

10.82

Price to book (P/B)

1.11

Price to sales (P/S)

0.36

EV/EBIT

11.27

EV/EBITDA

7.79

EV/Sales

0.4

Revenue

$762.91M

EBIT

$26.94M

EBITDA

$39M

Free cash flow

$6.53M

Per share
Balance sheet
Liquidity

EPS

$1.19

Free cash flow per share

$0.3

Book value per share

$11.61

Revenue per share

$35.34

TBVPS

$28.35

Total assets

$612.03M

Total liabilities

$361.38M

Debt

$63.18M

Equity

$250.65M

Working capital

$107.8M

Debt to equity

0.25

Current ratio

1.46

Quick ratio

0.89

Net debt/EBITDA

0.86

Margins
Efficiency
Dividend

EBITDA margin

5.1%

Gross margin

39.5%

Net margin

3.4%

Operating margin

3.3%

Return on assets

4.3%

Return on equity

9.9%

Return on invested capital

5.9%

Return on capital employed

7.2%

Return on sales

3.5%

Dividend yield

5.28%

DPS

$0.68

Payout ratio

57.1%

How has the Cato stock price performed over time

Intraday

2.96%

1 week

8.05%

1 month

12.78%

1 year

-23.65%

YTD

-24.94%

QTD

10.94%

How have Cato's revenue and profit performed over time

Revenue

$762.91M

Gross profit

$301.27M

Operating income

$25.06M

Net income

$25.88M

Gross margin

39.5%

Net margin

3.4%

CATO's gross profit is up by 41% year-on-year but it is down by 4.7% since the previous quarter

The operating income has declined by 32% since the previous quarter

The operating margin has contracted by 31% from the previous quarter

The net income has contracted by 30% from the previous quarter

What is Cato's growth rate over time

What is Cato stock price valuation

P/E

10.82

P/B

1.11

P/S

0.36

EV/EBIT

11.27

EV/EBITDA

7.79

EV/Sales

0.4

The EPS has declined by 28% since the previous quarter

The stock's price to earnings (P/E) is 11% less than its last 4 quarters average of 12.2

The P/B is 21% below the last 4 quarters average of 1.4 and 8% below the 5-year quarterly average of 1.2

The company's equity fell by 4.3% YoY

CATO's price to sales (P/S) is 28% less than its last 4 quarters average of 0.5 and 10% less than its 5-year quarterly average of 0.4

Cato's revenue has increased by 11% YoY

How efficient is Cato business performance

The ROS has declined by 31% since the previous quarter

CATO's ROA is down by 30% from the previous quarter

The ROE has contracted by 29% from the previous quarter

The return on invested capital has declined by 29% since the previous quarter

What is CATO's dividend history

DPS

$0.68

Dividend yield

5.28%

Payout ratio

57.1%

Recent dividends

How did Cato financials performed over time

Cato's total assets is 69% more than its total liabilities

Cato's quick ratio has decreased by 26% YoY and by 3.3% from the previous quarter

The current ratio has declined by 11% year-on-year

Cato's debt is 75% less than its equity

The debt to equity has increased by 14% year-on-year but it has declined by 3.8% since the previous quarter

Cato's debt has increased by 8% YoY but it has decreased by 5% from the previous quarter

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.