Cato Corporation (CATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

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Cato Corporation ( CATO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CATO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 500% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.83, the dividend yield is 4.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CATO was $28.83, representing a -17.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.75 and a 20.71% increase over the 52 week low of $23.88.

CATO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). CATO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports CATO's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -7.26%, compared to an industry average of -5.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CATO Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CATO through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CATO as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FYT with an increase of 0.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CATO at 0.73%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CATO , TJX , GPS , FYT

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