CATO:NYE-Cato Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Apparel Retail | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 12.88

Change

+0.37 (+2.96)%

Market Cap

USD 0.26B

Volume

0.07M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


CATO Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Cato Corporation stock forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Cato Corporation is not available over the next 12 months. Cato Corporation’s average analyst rating is not available. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Cato Corporation is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 5 positive signals and 10 negative signals. At the last closing, Cato Corporation’s stock price was USD 12.88. Cato Corporation’s stock price has changed by +8.05% over the past week, +12.78% over the past month and -23.65% over the last year.

No recent analyst target price found for Cato Corporation
No recent average analyst rating found for Cato Corporation

About Cato Corporation (CATO:NYE)

The Cato Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories primarily in the southeastern United States. It operates through two segments, Retail and Credit. The company's stores and e-commerce websites offer a range o ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Apparel Retail

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
TJX TJX Companies Inc

+1.06 (+1.65%)

USD73.85B 22.92 15.01
LB L Brands, Inc

N/A

USD21.16B 15.97 7.81
BURL Burlington Stores Inc

-0.35 (-0.21%)

USD10.43B 43.26 20.38
GPS Gap Inc

+0.26 (+2.50%)

USD3.82B 14.13 16.19
CRI Carter’s Inc

+0.82 (+0.99%)

USD3.17B 11.91 8.23
FL Foot Locker Inc

+0.68 (+2.20%)

USD2.91B 3.83 4.03
AEO American Eagle Outfitters Inc

+0.39 (+3.13%)

USD2.15B 7.32 5.19
BOOT Boot Barn Holdings Inc

+3.92 (+5.62%)

USD2.08B 10.93 8.25
BKE Buckle Inc

+0.33 (+1.02%)

USD1.59B 6.20 4.32
DBI Designer Brands Inc

-0.28 (-1.51%)

USD1.20B 8.02 7.03

ETFs Containing CATO

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Apparel Retail)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -24.94% 56% F 16% F
Dividend Return 1.98% 78% C+ 54% F
Total Return -22.96% 56% F 17% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -22.41% 56% F 23% F
Dividend Return 4.10% 80% B- 65% D
Total Return -18.31% 56% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -16.90% 38% F 26% F
Dividend Return 28.52% 82% B- 85% B
Total Return 11.61% 44% F 38% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.06% 28% F 70% C-
Dividend Return 5.67% 85% B 87% B+
Total Return 16.74% 33% F 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 53.56% 78% C+ 16% F
Risk Adjusted Return 31.25% 50% F 47% F
Market Capitalization 0.26B 22% F 29% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Apparel Retail)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.28 44% F 72% C-
Price/Book Ratio 1.00 88% B+ 71% C-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.29 72% C- 62% D-
EV/EBITDA 7.00 61% D- 57% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.10% 24% F 51% F
Return on Invested Capital 13.89% 17% F 77% C+
Return on Assets 2.64% 17% F 51% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 5.56% 58% F 72% C-
Short Ratio 7.85 22% F 10% F
Short Percent 8.89% 61% D- 32% F
Beta 0.91 94% A 62% D-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.