CATO Cato Corp

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 ...

Highlights
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

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of CATO
Market
Shares outstanding
20.99M
Market cap
$270.32M
Enterprise value
$303.69M
Valuations
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
Earnings
Revenue
$762.91M
EBIT
$26.94M
EBITDA
$39M
Free cash flow
$6.53M
Per share
EPS
$1.19
Free cash flow per share
$0.3
Book value per share
$11.61
Revenue per share
$35.34
TBVPS
$28.35
Balance sheet
Total assets
$612.03M
Total liabilities
$361.38M
Debt
$63.18M
Equity
$250.65M
Working capital
$107.8M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.25
Current ratio
1.46
Quick ratio
0.89
Net debt/EBITDA
0.86
Margins
EBITDA margin
5.1%
Gross margin
39.5%
Net margin
3.4%
Operating margin
3.3%
Efficiency
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
Dividend yield
5.28%
DPS
$0.68
Payout ratio
57.1%

CATO stock price

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%

Financial performance

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

Growth

What is Cato's growth rate over time

Valuation

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

Efficiency

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

Dividends

What is CATO's dividend history
DPS
$0.68
Dividend yield
5.28%
Payout ratio
57.1%
Recent dividends

Financial health

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.