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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.26
CATY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. CATY: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CATY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.42 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.13
CATY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. CATY: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CATY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.15
Current: 0.13
0.08
0.15
Interest Coverage 3.36
CATY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CATY: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CATY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 2 Max: 3.36
Current: 3.36
0.24
3.36
Beneish M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
9.54%
12.57%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 55.53
CATY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 31.66 vs. CATY: 55.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CATY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.61  Med: 49.48 Max: 58.35
Current: 55.53
-35.61
58.35
Net Margin % 41.13
CATY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.82 vs. CATY: 41.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CATY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.65  Med: 31.96 Max: 41.13
Current: 41.13
-18.65
41.13
ROE % 10.64
CATY's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.56 vs. CATY: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CATY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.45  Med: 6.91 Max: 13.1
Current: 10.64
-6.45
13.1
ROA % 1.38
CATY's ROA % is ranked higher than
73% of the 1624 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CATY: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CATY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.58  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.38
-0.58
1.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.10
CATY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CATY: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CATY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 7.65 Max: 15.9
Current: 5.1
-13.5
15.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.40
CATY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CATY: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CATY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.5  Med: 12.8 Max: 187.6
Current: 7.4
-70.5
187.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 15.30
CATY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CATY: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CATY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: 15.5 Max: 26.5
Current: 15.3
-21.3
26.5
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CATY Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 21,100 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 908,875 sh (-2.89%)
Jim Simons 99,271 sh (-66.33%)
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Q3 2016

CATY Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 876,760 sh (-3.53%)
Jim Simons 78,471 sh (-20.95%)
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Q4 2016

CATY Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Pioneer Investments 993,079 sh (+13.27%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2017

CATY Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 98,271 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,800 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 921,024 sh (-7.26%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6022
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Traded in other countries:CN7.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Cathay General Bancorp is a holding company for Cathay Bank, which offers various financial services for individuals, professionals, and small to medium-sized businesses in California.

Cathay General is a California-based regional bank primarily serving the Chinese-American community. With more than 45 branches and three international representative offices, the bank provides traditional loan and deposit products, as well as international trade-related services to individuals and small to midsize businesses. The bank has more than $11 billion in assets.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.45
CATY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. CATY: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CATY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 15.28 Max: 31.61
Current: 15.45
4.83
31.61
Forward PE Ratio 14.93
CATY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. CATY: 14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.45
CATY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
61% of the 1504 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. CATY: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CATY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 15.28 Max: 31.61
Current: 15.45
4.83
31.61
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.67
CATY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
53% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.23 vs. CATY: 14.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CATY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.09  Med: 14.05 Max: 49.94
Current: 14.67
5.09
49.94
PB Ratio 1.58
CATY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CATY: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CATY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.58
0.38
2.11
PS Ratio 6.52
CATY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. CATY: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CATY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 4.33 Max: 7.03
Current: 6.52
1.05
7.03
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.30
CATY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. CATY: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CATY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 11.88 Max: 20.87
Current: 12.3
1.35
20.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.13
CATY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
59% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. CATY: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CATY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 11.69 Max: 19.53
Current: 12.13
1.33
19.53
EV-to-EBIT 10.19
CATY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. CATY: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CATY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -893  Med: 9.9 Max: 48.9
Current: 10.19
-893
48.9
EV-to-EBITDA 9.98
CATY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. CATY: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CATY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.5  Med: 9.5 Max: 267.3
Current: 9.98
-84.5
267.3
PEG Ratio 2.27
CATY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CATY: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CATY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.85 Max: 9.84
Current: 2.27
0.38
9.84
Shiller PE Ratio 30.89
CATY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. CATY: 30.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CATY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.75  Med: 15.71 Max: 32.82
Current: 30.89
4.75
32.82

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.14
CATY's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 2354 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. CATY: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CATY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.08 Max: 5.2
Current: 2.14
0.14
5.2
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.35
CATY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. CATY: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CATY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.35
0.03
0.42
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 110.90
CATY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CATY: 110.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CATY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.3  Med: 9.2 Max: 141
Current: 110.9
-54.3
141
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.22
CATY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 2231 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CATY: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 64.63
CATY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 2778 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. CATY: 64.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CATY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23  Med: 32.62 Max: 157.05
Current: 64.63
4.23
157.05

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.97
CATY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CATY: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CATY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.85 Max: 4.78
Current: 1.97
0.62
4.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.93
CATY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CATY: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CATY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.93
0.17
1.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.50
CATY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CATY: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CATY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.03 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.5
0.25
3.26
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.79
CATY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CATY: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CATY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.79
0.4
2.8
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.23
CATY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
71% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CATY: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CATY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.23
0.43
2.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.81
CATY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CATY: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CATY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.5  Med: 9.1 Max: 16.6
Current: 9.81
-11.5
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.57
CATY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. CATY: 11.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CATY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 15.7 Max: 45.7
Current: 11.57
5
45.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $472.83
EPS (TTM) $ 2.43
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float2.05%
52-Week Range $28.84 - 40.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 518 576
EPS ($) 2.53 2.66
EPS without NRI ($) 2.53 2.66
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Cathay General Bancorp Completes SinoPac Bancorp Acquisition Jul 14 2017 
Cathay General Bancorp Completes SinoPac Bancorp Acquisition Jul 14 2017 
Cathay General Bancorp to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Jul 10 2017 
Cathay Bank Announces the Appointment of Mr. Dale Wilson as Senior Vice President and Manager, Oil a Apr 27 2017 
Cathay Bank Announces the Appointment of Ms. Jasmyne Shoemaker as Vice President, Relationship Manag Apr 11 2017 
Cathay General Bancorp to Announce First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Apr 06 2017 
Midcap Dividend Growth Stocks by Sector: Part 2A Regional Banks Apr 13 2016 
5 Companies That Could Be Acquired This Year Feb 23 2012 
Weekly Top Insider Buys: Jefferies Group Inc., The Colonial BancGroup Inc., Cathay General Bancorp, Apr 30 2008 

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