Cato Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CATO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that CATO has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $31.94, the dividend yield is .63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CATO was $31.94,
representing a -8.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.75 and
a 44.13% increase over the 52 week low of $22.16.
CATO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as TJX Companies, Inc. (
) and Gap, Inc. (
). CATO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2. Zacks Investment Research reports CATO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -8.53%, compared to an
industry average of -5.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CATO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CATO as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Retail (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of
3.5% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CATO at 2.93%.