The Cato Corporation

As a leading specialty retailer of women's fashions and accessories, we're committed to offering high quality fashions at low prices every day. At Cato, you'll find the latest fashion styles for any occasion – work or play, dressy or casual in junior/misses and plus sizes. We've got great jewelry, shoes and accessories, too. Be sure to check us out for on-trend fashions, high quality and exclusive styles... all at an exceptional value. You can count on Cato for new fashions every week at low prices, every day! There are more than 1,000 Cato stores in 32 states. Versona is an exclusive women's boutique offering apparel and accessories at exceptional prices every day! Committed to high quality fashions, our stores carry everything needed to complete an individualized outfit including jewelry, handbags, shoes and all the fashion trend items of the season. Our customers enjoy an upscale shopping environment in an easy-to-shop format with styles organized by color and trends. It's Fashion offers the trendy looks you'll find in mall specialty stores at low prices every day. Check us out for the latest junior-inspired fashions, shoes and accessories for juniors, junior plus, young men, boys' sizes 8 to 20 and girls' sizes 7 to 16. It's Fashion Metro offers the latest trendy fashions for the entire family at low prices every day. Our stores feature fashions for juniors, junior plus sizes, men and big men's sizes, boys and girls, infants and toddlers, newborn and layette. Jewelry, shoes and accessories are also available.
Company Growth (employees)
Charlotte, US
Size (employees)
10,200 (est)-2%
The Cato Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Charlotte, US

The Cato Corporation Office Locations

The Cato Corporation has an office in Charlotte
Charlotte, US (HQ)
8100 Denmark Rd

The Cato Corporation Financials and Metrics

The Cato Corporation Financials

The Cato Corporation's revenue was reported to be $956.6 m in FY, 2016

Net income (FY, 2017)

47.2 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

354 m

Cash (29-Jul-2017)

77.7 m
The Cato Corporation's current market capitalization is $354 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


920 m977.9 m1 b956.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Net Income

54.3 m54.3 m66.8 m66.8 m47.2 m
USDQ3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017

Net Income

51.4 m45.7 m31.1 m46.7 m55 m35.9 m51.8 m60 m22.2 m24 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


79.4 m93.9 m67.1 m47.2 m

Accounts Receivable

5 m

Current Assets

446.7 m454.5 m472.1 m443.8 m

Total Assets

596.9 m608.3 m642.3 m606.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q2, 2018


74.1 m83.7 m92.2 m79.5 m70.1 m43.4 m56 m43 m32.8 m52.4 m78.7 m77.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(497 k)

Current Assets

421.2 m425.2 m423.4 m429.4 m463.3 m452.4 m481.1 m485.3 m442.9 m413.7 m393.4 m391.5 m

Total Assets

572.1 m582.5 m580.1 m583.2 m623.4 m618.4 m648.8 m651.9 m617.6 m573.6 m548.4 m549 m
    USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

    Net Income

    54.3 m60.5 m66.8 m47.2 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    21.8 m22 m23 m22.7 m

    Accounts Receivable

    3.5 m5.4 m5.4 m

    Cash From Operating Activities

    93 m117.5 m93.9 m72.1 m
    USDQ3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    50.5 m51.4 m45.7 m30 m46.7 m55 m35.9 m51.8 m60 m22.2 m21.4 m2.7 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    16.3 m16.3 m10.9 m5.5 m10.9 m17 m5.7 m11.3 m17.1 m5.1 m9.9 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (2.1 m)(2.1 m)(1.6 m)(2.1 m)2.9 m2.1 m(1.1 m)2 m2.8 m(2 m)523 k(497 k)

    Accounts Payable

    88.3 m
      Y, 2017

      Financial Leverage

      1.5 x
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      The Cato Corporation Operating Metrics

      The Cato Corporation's Stores was reported to be 1.4 k in Q1, 2018
      FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018




      1.35 k1.35 k1.36 k1.37 k1.37 k1.37 k1.37 k1.37 k1.37 k1.37 k
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