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Cato Sept. Same-store Sales Down 3%; Sees Q3 EPS At High End Of Prior Range

Cato Corp. (CATO) reported that same-store sales for five weeks ended October 5, 2013 decreased 3% from the five weeks ended September 29, 2012. Sales for the five weeks were $72.9 million, a 3% increase over sales of $71.1 million last year.

Sales for the thirty-five weeks ended October 5, 2013 were $628.6 million, down 1% to sales of $637.5 million for the thirty-five weeks ended September 29, 2012. The Company's year-to-date same-store sales decreased 3% from the prior year.

The company now expect third quarter earnings per share will be at the higher end of its guidance range of $0.02 to $0.09 versus $0.16 last year.

by RTT Staff Writer

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