Cato Corporation (CATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 06, 2013

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Cato Corporation ( CATO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CATO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -80% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $25.47, the dividend yield is .79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CATO was $25.47, representing a -21.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.32 and a 14.94% 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. ( TJX ) and Gap, Inc. ( GPS ). CATO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports CATO's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -17.06%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CATO Dividend History page.

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 )
  • First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FYX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FYT with an increase of 15.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CATO at 0.68%.



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 , FYT , FYX , GPS , TJX

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