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The Cato Corporation Announces A 55% Increase In Quarterly Dividend


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share.  The dividend will be payable on September 27, 2021 to shareholders of record on September 13, 2021

The $0.17 dividend, or $0.68 on an annualized basis, is an increase of 55% above the current dividend of $0.44, and represents an annualized yield of 4.1% at the closing market price on August 26, 2021.

The Cato Corporation is a leading specialty retailer of value-priced fashion apparel and accessories operating three concepts, "Cato," "Versona" and "It's Fashion."  The Company's Cato stores offer exclusive merchandise with fashion and quality comparable to mall specialty stores at low prices every day.  The Company also offers exclusive merchandise found in its Cato stores at  Versona is a unique fashion destination offering apparel and accessories including jewelry, handbags and shoes at exceptional prices every day.  Select Versona merchandise can also be found at  It's Fashion offers fashion with a focus on the latest trendy styles for the entire family at low prices every day.

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John R. Howe, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,