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The Cato Corporation (CATO)

Equity · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

Company Info

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$12.12
  • Year Range$12.12 - $19.34
  • EMA (50)$14.33
  • EMA (200)$15.43
  • Average Volume$112.24K
  • Market Capitalization$257.91M

CATOShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in The Cato Corporation on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $10,789 for a total return of roughly 7.89%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

CATO (The Cato Corporation)
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CATOReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


CATOMonthly Returns Heatmap

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CATOSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current The Cato Corporation Sharpe ratio is -0.40. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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CATODividend History

The Cato Corporation granted a 5.12% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.62 per share.


Dividend yield


CATODrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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CATOWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the The Cato Corporation. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the The Cato Corporation is 80.94%, recorded on Oct 29, 2020. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



To Bottom


To Recover



-80.94%Feb 24, 20151433Oct 29, 2020
-27.84%Jul 7, 201162Oct 3, 2011170Jun 6, 2012232
-23.9%Nov 22, 201384Mar 26, 2014101Aug 19, 2014185
-23.38%Sep 7, 2012154Apr 22, 2013125Oct 17, 2013279
-21.12%Dec 8, 201069Mar 17, 201165Jun 20, 2011134
-14.38%Jan 14, 201017Feb 8, 201024Mar 15, 201041
-14.1%May 13, 201037Jul 6, 201048Sep 13, 201085
-13.28%Jul 5, 201220Aug 1, 201225Sep 6, 201245
-10.55%Apr 30, 20106May 7, 20103May 12, 20109
-7.72%Sep 19, 201413Oct 7, 201422Nov 6, 201435

CATOVolatility Chart

Current The Cato Corporation volatility is 53.87%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

CATO (The Cato Corporation)
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