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The Cato Corp Class A CATO

Morningstar Rating
$5.97 −0.05 (0.83%)
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Price vs Fair Value

CATO is trading at a 775% premium.
Price
$5.98
Fair Value
$3.20
Uncertainty
Very High
1-Star Price
$25.66
5-Star Price
$7.39
Economic Moat
Pxdn
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$6.02
Day Range
$5.746.05
52-Week Range
$4.568.78
Bid/Ask
$5.80 / $8.00
Market Cap
$122.76 Mil
Volume/Avg
235,877 / 129,179

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
Price/Sales
0.16
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
11.39%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
11.39%
Total Yield
13.48%

Company Profile

The Cato Corp operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories primarily in the southeastern United States. Its primary objective is to be the fashion specialty retailer for fashion and value in its markets. The company operates through the following business segments: Retail and Credit. The Retail segment which generates the majority of revenue offers fashion specialty stores. The Credit segment involves credit card services.
Sector
Consumer Cyclical
Industry
Apparel Retail
Stock Style Box
Small Value
Total Number of Employees
7,300

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
CATO
BOOT
CURV
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
23.1948.22
Price/Book Value
0.643.61
Price/Sales
0.162.060.55
Price/Cash Flow
203.0812.436.59
Price/Earnings
CATO
BOOT
CURV

Financial Strength

Metric
CATO
BOOT
CURV
Quick Ratio
0.710.310.06
Current Ratio
1.292.330.77
Interest Coverage
−505.2989.191.46
Quick Ratio
CATO
BOOT
CURV

Profitability

Metric
CATO
BOOT
CURV
Return on Assets (Normalized)
−3.73%11.03%3.92%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
−8.80%21.05%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
−6.08%14.03%14.54%
Return on Assets
CATO
BOOT
CURV
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