The Cato Corporation  (CATO)
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    Sector  Retail    Industry Retail Apparel
   Industry Retail Apparel
   Sector  Retail
Price: $6.7800 $-0.17 -2.446%
Day's High: $6.93 Week Perf: 1.65 %
Day's Low: $ 6.73 30 Day Perf: -5.7 %
Volume (M): 91 52 Wk High: $ 9.50
Volume (M$): $ 616 52 Wk Avg: $7.80
Open: $6.93 52 Wk Low: $6.54

 Market Capitalization (Millions $) 137
 Shares Outstanding (Millions) 20
 Employees 10,000
 Revenues (TTM) (Millions $) 909
 Net Income (TTM) (Millions $) -4
 Cash Flow (TTM) (Millions $) 8
 Capital Exp. (TTM) (Millions $) 15

The Cato Corporation
The Cato Corporation is a publicly-traded American retail corporation that operates mainly in the United States. The company has its headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, and was founded in 1946 by Mr. Wayland H. Cato. The corporation operates Cato and It's Fashion stores, and both brands offer exclusive apparel and accessories for women. As of 2021, the company has approximately 1,263 stores in 33 states in the US, and it is one of the largest privately held retailers of branded apparel and accessories for women.

The Cato Corporation stores offer a wide range of clothing categories, such as tops, dresses, bottoms, lingerie, and accessories to suit its female clientele. The company caters primarily to women's fashion, and its styles are trendy, modern, and, affordable. Cato and It's Fashion also have a website where customers can shop for their products, request delivery, or order items for collection in stores.

The Cato Corporation updates its collections on a regular basis, providing new arrivals for every season or occasion. It has various clothing sizes, including plus sizes, and it strives to accommodate a diverse range of customers. The company also offers gift cards, customer loyalty programs, and clearance sales to its shoppers. The customer loyalty program grants customers a points-based reward system, where customers earn points for making purchases, and when they reach a certain number of points, they receive a reward in exchange.

The Cato Corporation is known for providing exceptional customer service at its stores, with well-trained sales associates to assist customers with fashion needs and styling tips. The company invests in the training and development of its sales associates to ensure that they stay knowledgeable about its products.

Cato also maintains corporate social responsibility by supporting charitable causes and encouraging its employees to volunteer in their communities. According to the company's website, Cato has donated more than $12 million to organizations such as the United Way, St. Jude Childrenes Research Hospital, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

In conclusion, The Cato Corporation is an American retail corporation that offers stylish and affordable clothing and accessories for women. The company operates Cato and Its Fashion stores and has a vast retail footprint in 33 states in the US. The company is known for its trendy styles, exceptional customer service, and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

   Company Address: 8100 Denmark Road Charlotte 28273 NC
   Company Phone Number: 554-8510   Stock Exchange / Ticker: NYSE CATO
   CATO is expected to report next financial results on March 22, 2024.


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The Cato Corporation Faces Significant Revenue Shortfall Due to Sluggish Sales Amidst Challenging Fiscal Quarter Ending October 28, 2023

The Cato Corporation, a well-known retailer in the fashion industry, recently released its financial results for the period ending October 28, 2023. The report reveals a loss per share of $-0.30, compared to $-0.21 in the previous year. Additionally, the company experienced a decline in revenue, with a 10.401% decrease to $158.26 million from $176.63 million in the corresponding reporting period a year prior. This article aims to analyze the implications of these financial results and put them into context to understand the current state of the company.
1. Declining Earnings per Share (EPS):
CATO's loss per share increased to $-0.30 from $-0.21 in the previous year. This signifies a decline in profitability and highlights the challenges faced by the company during the reported period. Additionally, the EPS fell from $0.06 per share in the preceding reporting period, indicating a worrisome trend.

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The Cato Corporation Defies Market Trends with Surging Revenue of $182.871 Million in Latest Fiscal Quarter

Over the course of the last five trading days, The Cato Corporation (CATO) experienced a slight drop of -0.63% in its shares. This brings the year to date performance of the retail apparel company to -17.52%. However, despite this recent decline, CATO shares are still trading 2.6% above its 52-week low.
In the second quarter of 2023, CATO reported a revenue of $182.871 million. This represents a significant improvement compared to the same reporting season a year ago, where the company experienced a net shortfall of $-2.142 million. CATO's bottom-line also saw improvement in the second quarter of 2023 with a net income of $1.127 million, further showcasing the company's positive momentum.

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Cato Corporation's Earnings Per Share Plunge by More Than 50% Amidst Substantial Revenue Decline in Q1 2023

As a journalist covering financial news, I have recently analyzed the latest results of The Cato Corporation. Unfortunately, the results are not favorable for the company, as their earnings per share (EPS) plummeted by -52.17% to $0.22 per share in the February to April 29, 2023, period. This decrease is due to a reduction in revenue of -7.097% to $192.05 million year on year.
Comparing these results to the previous quarter, the company had a revenue of $375.91 million and a bottom line of $-0.03 per share. Furthermore, in the February to April 29, 2023 period, the bottom line of $4.428 million fell by -54.58% from $9.748 million in the corresponding period a year before.


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