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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M865Revenue $M920Net Margin (%)5.9Z-Score5.7
Enterprise Value $M626EPS $1.9Operating Margin %8.8F-Score7
P/E(ttm))17.0Cash Flow Per Share $3.2Pre-tax Margin (%)9.2Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.410-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.1Quick Ratio1.7Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.0Current Ratio2.4Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow9.3y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-10.1ROA % (ttm)9.1Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %2.3Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)13.9Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %24.0Shares Outstanding M28.0ROI % (ttm)3.9Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with CATO

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.08%$25.77 - $32.05
($28.66)
$ 30.868%Add 406.72%238,008
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.02%$26.29 - $34.28
($30.8)
$ 30.860%Reduce -35.23%46,970
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.05%$22.43 - $25.58
($24.43)
$ 30.8626%Add 166.43%80,748
CATOMeridian Funds 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$22.43 - $25.58
($24.43)
$ 30.8626%Sold Out0
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.04%$24.1 - $27.66
($26.18)
$ 30.8618%New holding, 30307 sh.30,307
CATOMeridian Funds 2012-12-31 Buy 0.02%$26.08 - $30.45
($28.55)
$ 30.868%New holding, 18500 sh.18,500
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.02%$27.5 - $31.75
($29.6)
$ 30.864%Sold Out0
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add$26.82 - $30.26
($28.33)
$ 30.869%Add 28.73%9,639
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce-0.07%$23.63 - $29.19
($24.96)
$ 30.8624%Reduce -76.83%7,488
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add0.06%$22.79 - $30.74
($26.01)
$ 30.8619%Add 78.34%36,645
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce-0.07%$24.12 - $29.38
($26.14)
$ 30.8618%Reduce -30.94%20,548
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Buy 0.22%$23.03 - $27.87
($24.62)
$ 30.8625%New holding, 29752 sh.29,752
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2008-12-31 Sold Out $11.85 - $15.34
($13.6)
$ 30.86127%Sold Out0
CATOJoel Greenblatt 2008-09-30 Buy 0.4%$13.9 - $18.28
($17.4)
$ 30.8677%New holding, 14635 sh.14,635
CATOMeridian Funds 2007-03-31 Sold Out $21.12 - $23.99
($22.4)
$ 30.8638%Sold Out0
CATOMeridian Funds 2006-09-30 Buy 0.02%$22.06 - $24.57
($23.3)
$ 30.8632%New holding, 33500 sh.33,500
CATOMeridian Funds 2006-03-31 Sold Out -0.01%$19.39 - $22.28
($20.8)
$ 30.8648%Sold Out0
CATOMeridian Funds 2005-06-30 Buy 0.01%$16.7 - $20.42
($26.9)
$ 30.8615%13,245
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

CATO is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
CATO Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31238,0080.850.1+406.72%
CATO Meridian Funds 2013-06-30000Sold Out
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CATO: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
ALMASON SALLY JEVP, GMM CATO 2014-01-22Sell157$29.485.5view
VAN NOY DAVID EVP, ASST CONTROLLER 2014-01-10Sell102$30.442.17view
WEISIGER, JR EDWARD IDirector 2013-03-25Buy2,000$24.4527.2view
SHOCK JEFFREY RSVP, Controller 2012-11-16Sell211$27.8911.51view
SHOCK JEFFREY RSVP, Controller 2012-09-05Sell219$30.362.44view
SHOCK JEFFREY RSVP, Controller 2012-02-07Sell2,250$28.837.87view
SHOCK JEFFREY RSVP, Controller 2012-02-03Sell1,581$28.1610.44view
WEISIGER, JR EDWARD IDirector 2011-04-11Buy2,000$24.8225.3view
COZART WOODYSVP, GMM It's Fashion Division 2010-09-20Sell7,500$25.3822.54view
HOWE JOHN REVP - CFO 2009-10-23Sell1,300$22.8935.87view

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