Cato Corp. - Class A (CATO) Dividend History

The Cato Corporation is an American retailer of women's fashions and accessories. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. As of January 2016, the company operated 1,372 stores under the names Cato, Cato Plus, It's Fashion, It's Fashion Metro and Versona. In 1946, the company founder, Wayland Cato, left United Merchants to launch his own business with his son, Wayland Henry Cato, Jr., and Edgar Thomas. The company went public in 1968, took itself private in 1980, then went public again in 1987. The company averted bankruptcy in the early 1990s after adopting a new discount pricing strategy and updated merchandise.

Last update 05/13/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 1.29 1.32 1.32 1.32 0.33 -
Average Price 31.61 18.67 18.23 15.50 10.15 12.24
Yield 4.08% 7.07% 7.24% 8.52% 3.25% -
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share -2.01
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 0.00
Dividend Cover -
52-Week Projected Yield -
52-Week Trailing Yield -
6-Year Average Yield 5.24%
6-Year Dividend Change -100.00%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -16.67%
Number of Dividend Payments (2007-03-08 - 2020-03-06) 50

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2020-03-06 $0.33
2019-12-13 $0.33
2019-09-13 $0.33
2019-06-07 $0.33
2019-03-08 $0.33
2018-12-07 $0.33
2018-09-14 $0.33
2018-06-08 $0.33
2018-03-09 $0.33
2017-12-08 $0.33
2017-09-08 $0.33
2017-06-01 $0.33
2017-03-02 $0.33
2016-12-08 $0.33
2016-09-08 $0.33
2016-06-02 $0.33
2016-03-03 $0.30
2015-12-10 $0.30
2015-09-10 $0.30
2015-06-04 $0.30
2015-03-05 $0.30
2014-12-11 $0.30
2014-09-11 $0.30
2014-06-05 $0.30
2014-03-06 $0.30
2013-12-12 $0.05
2013-09-12 $0.05
2013-06-06 $0.05
2013-03-07 $0.05
2012-12-12 $2.25
2012-09-06 $0.25
2012-06-07 $0.25
2012-03-01 $0.23
2011-12-15 $0.23
2011-09-08 $0.23
2011-06-09 $0.23
2011-03-03 $0.19
2010-06-28 $0.18
2009-12-17 $0.17
2009-09-10 $0.17
2009-06-04 $0.17
2009-03-05 $0.17
2008-12-18 $0.17
2008-09-11 $0.17
2008-06-05 $0.17
2008-03-06 $0.17
2007-12-20 $0.17
2007-09-06 $0.17
2007-06-07 $0.17
2007-03-08 $0.15