Cato (CATO)

The Company, founded in 1946, operates approximately 1,300 apparel and accessories specialty stores in 31 states under the names "Cato", “Versona”, “it’s Fashion” and "It's Fashion Metro". Cato offers the latest fashion styles for any occasion – work or play, dressy or casual in junior/misses and plus sizes, jewelry, shoes and accessories at low prices every day. A substantial portion of Cato’s merchandise is sold under its private labels and is produced by various vendors in accordance with the Company's specifications. Versona is a unique fashion destination for women's jewelry, handbags, apparel and shoes and reflects a commitment to high quality fashions at exceptional prices, every day. It’s Fashion offers the trendy looks you’ll find in mall specialty stores and It’s Fashion Metro offers urban-inspired, nationally recognized brands and the latest fashions for juniors, junior plus sizes, men and big men's, boys and girls, infants and toddlers, newborn and layette and jewelry, shoes and accessories as well, all at low prices every day. Stores primarily range in size from 3,000 to 8,000 square feet with the Cato and It’s Fashion concepts primarily in strip shopping centers while Versona stores are located in premier lifestyle centers and power centers. The Company emphasizes customer service and coordinated merchandise presentations in an appealing store environment. The Company offers its own credit card and layaway plan.

Company profile

John Cato
Fiscal year end
CHW LLC • Providence Insurance Company • CatoSouth LLC • Cato of Texas L.P. • Cato Southwest, Inc. • CaDel LLC • CatoWest LLC • catocorp.com, LLC • Cato Land Development, LLC • Cato WO LLC ...
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CATO stock data


26 May 22
9 Aug 22
29 Jan 23
Quarter (USD) Apr 22 Jan 22 Oct 21 Jul 21
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Annual (USD) Jan 22 Jan 21 Jan 20 Feb 19
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Cash burn rate (est.) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 29.8M 29.8M 29.8M 29.8M 29.8M 29.8M
Cash burn (monthly) (no burn) (no burn) (no burn) (no burn) 255K (no burn)
Cash used (since last report) n/a n/a n/a n/a 852.17K n/a
Cash remaining n/a n/a n/a n/a 28.95M n/a
Runway (months of cash) n/a n/a n/a n/a 113.5 n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
18 Jun 22 Abby Shearer Class A Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F No No 11.48 266 3.05K 27,330
1 Jun 22 Stowe Daniel Harding Class A Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,519 0 34,704.087
1 Jun 22 Patrick Bailey W Class A Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,519 0 34,370
1 Jun 22 Kennedy, Iii Bryan F Class A Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,519 0 28,566
1 Jun 22 Meckley Thomas E Class A Common Stock Grant Acquire A No No 0 3,519 0 30,370
4.6% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 114 117 -2.6%
Opened positions 17 16 +6.3%
Closed positions 20 17 +17.6%
Increased positions 29 40 -27.5%
Reduced positions 52 43 +20.9%
13F shares Current Prev Q Change
Total value 209.8M 459.19M -54.3%
Total shares 12.43M 12.86M -3.4%
Total puts 51.7K 100.3K -48.5%
Total calls 54.6K 47K +16.2%
Total put/call ratio 0.9 2.1 -55.6%
Largest owners Shares Value Change
BLK Blackrock 3.14M $46.02M -2.5%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.36M $19.92M +3.9%
Vanguard 1.23M $17.97M -1.2%
Renaissance Technologies 686.2K $10.06M -1.9%
STT State Street 676.42K $10.03M +2.2%
IVZ Invesco 626.43K $9.18M +7.6%
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management 479.87K $7.04M +3.7%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 377.03K $5.53M +4.3%
Geode Capital Management 348.38K $5.11M +0.4%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 300.15K $4.4M -2.8%
Largest transactions Shares Bought/sold Change
GS Goldman Sachs 192.3K -286.39K -59.8%
BLK Blackrock 3.14M -80.13K -2.5%
Acadian Asset Management 20.8K -54.91K -72.5%
Acuitas Investments 0 -53.93K EXIT
Dimensional Fund Advisors 1.36M +51.18K +3.9%
Tudor Investment Corp Et Al 50.53K +50.53K NEW
Yacktman Asset Management 128.45K -50K -28.0%
Exchange Traded Concepts 45.39K +45.39K NEW
IVZ Invesco 626.43K +44.13K +7.6%
Martingale Asset Management L P 0 -38.84K EXIT

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