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Cato Corporation (CATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 11, 2014

Cato Corporation ( CATO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 11, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CATO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CATO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.3, the dividend yield is 3.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CATO was $34.3, representing a -5.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.30 and a 33.62% increase over the 52 week low of $25.67.

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 $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports CATO's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as .27%, compared to an industry average of -7.1%.

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:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • First Trust Small Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 4.9% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CATO at 2.98%.

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


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

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