CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) _ Cato Corp. (CATO) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $6.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 26 cents.

The clothing retailer posted revenue of $208.9 million in the period.

Cato shares have climbed 49 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 73 percent in the last 12 months.

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