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Cato Corp (NYSE:CATO)
Total Equity
\$411.7 Mil (As of Oct. 2016)

Cato Corp's total equity for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 was \$411.7 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Cato Corp's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 was \$15.34. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Cato Corp's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 was 0.00.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Cato Corp's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Oct. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Oct. 2016 ) = 642.344 - 229.679 = 412.7

Cato Corp's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Oct. 2016 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Oct. 2016 ) = 617.581 - 205.859 = 411.7

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Cato Corp's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (411.722 - 0) / 26.84 = 15.34

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Cato Corp's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (0 + 0) / 411.722 = 0.00

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Cato Corp Annual Data

 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Total Equity 276.8 247.4 261.8 291.3 334.0 366.7 345.2 391.1 380.2 412.7

Cato Corp Quarterly Data

 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Total Equity 379.2 377.7 380.2 403.0 411.7 407.5 412.7 434.2 442.3 411.7
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