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Cato Corp (NYSE: CATO) board of directors has approved a 55% increase in the quarterly dividend to $0.17 per share. The dividend will be payable on September 27, 2021, to shareholders of record on September 13, 2021.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share.
Cato Corp (NYSE: CATO) reported second-quarter FY21 revenue growth of 23.53% year-on-year, to $207.75 million. Sales decreased 2% versus the same period in 2019.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) today reported net income of $14.0 million or $0.62 per diluted share for the second quarter ended July 31, 2021, compared to a net loss of $7.2 million or ($0.30) per diluted share for the second quarter ended August 1, 2020.
As a traditional physical retailer with almost no online presence, CATO was hammered by COVID. However, thanks to a strong balance sheet and some fierce cost cuts, the company survived.
Cato reports Q1 GAAP EPS of $0.92. Strong generation of cash flow leads firm to accelerate share buybacks.
The share price of Cato has more than doubled since its 52-week low on the back of a strong recovery in the first quarter.
Two factors drove shares of the apparel retailer up.
Shares of Cato Corp. leapt 10.1% toward a 15-month high in afternoon trading Thursday, after the fashion apparel and accessories retailer swung to a fiscal first-quarter profit on revenue that more than doubled, and said it will reinstate a quarterly dividend. The company reported before the open net income for the quarter to May 1 of $20.7 million, or 92 cents a share, after a loss of $28.4 million, or $1.19 a share, in the year-ago period.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share.