NASDAQ:CTAS - Cintas Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $177.54 +0.88 (+0.50 %) (As of 01/16/2019 07:50 AM ET)Previous Close$176.66Today's Range$176.09 - $178.1252-Week Range$147.38 - $217.34Volume439,950 shsAverage Volume767,803 shsMarket Capitalization$18.47 billionP/E Ratio29.89Dividend Yield1.16%Beta1.06 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. It operates through Uniform Rental and Facility Services and First Aid and Safety Services segments. The company rents and services uniforms and other garments, including flame resistant clothing, mats, mops and shop towels, and other ancillary items; and provides restroom cleaning services and supplies, and carpet and tile cleaning services, as well as sells uniforms directly. It also offers first aid and safety services, and fire protection products and services. The company offers its products and services through its distribution network and local delivery routes, or local representatives to small service and manufacturing companies, as well as major corporations. Cintas Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Receive CTAS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CTAS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Mens' & boy's furnishings, work clothing, & allied garments Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:CTAS Previous Symbol CUSIP17290810 Webwww.cintas.com Phone513-459-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.84 Current Ratio1.99 Quick Ratio1.70Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.89 Forward P/E Ratio24.16 P/E Growth1.97 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.48 billion Price / Sales2.87 Cash Flow$8.8859 per share Price / Cash Flow19.98 Book Value$28.96 per share Price / Book6.13Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.94 Net Income$842.58 million Net Margins14.10% Return on Equity24.87% Return on Assets10.69%Miscellaneous Employees41,000 Outstanding Shares104,540,000Market Cap$18.47 billion OptionableOptionable Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cintas' stock symbol? Cintas trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CTAS." How often does Cintas pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cintas? Cintas declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $2.05 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. This is a positive change from Cintas's previous annual dividend of $1.62. View Cintas' Dividend History. How were Cintas' earnings last quarter? Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTAS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 20th. The business services provider reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.72 by $0.04. The business services provider earned $1.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.69 billion. Cintas had a return on equity of 24.87% and a net margin of 14.10%. The company's revenue was up 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.31 earnings per share. View Cintas' Earnings History. When is Cintas' next earnings date? Cintas is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Cintas. What guidance has Cintas issued on next quarter's earnings? Cintas issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.30-7.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.87-6.91 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.84 billion.Cintas also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $7.30-7.38 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CTAS? 11 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Cintas' shares. Their predictions range from $160.00 to $235.00. On average, they expect Cintas' stock price to reach $190.65 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cintas. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cintas? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cintas in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings, 5 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Cintas. Has Cintas been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about CTAS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cintas earned a daily sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Cintas? Cintas saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 2,228,880 shares, a decrease of 30.4% from the November 30th total of 3,203,334 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 653,360 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Cintas' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Cintas' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cintas include VF (VFC), Ralph Lauren (RL), PVH (PVH), Oxford Industries (OXM), Naked Brand Group (NAKD) and Perry Ellis International (PERY). Who are Cintas' key executives? Cintas' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Scott D. Farmer, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)Mr. J. Michael Hansen, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 51)Mr. Thomas Edward Frooman, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)Mr. Paul F. Adler, VP & Treasurer (Age 48)Mr. Richard T. Farmer, Founder (Age 84) Who are Cintas' major shareholders? Cintas' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.02%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Cintas stock include Gerald S Adolph, J Michael Hansen, James Phillip Holloman, Paul F Adler and Thomas E Frooman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cintas. Which major investors are selling Cintas stock? CTAS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Visionary Asset Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, LVM Capital Management Ltd. MI and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have sold Cintas company stock in the last year include James Phillip Holloman and Thomas E Frooman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cintas. Which major investors are buying Cintas stock? CTAS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., CENTRAL TRUST Co, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, RB Capital Management LLC, Bristlecone Advisors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cintas. How do I buy shares of Cintas? Shares of CTAS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cintas' stock price today? One share of CTAS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $177.54. How big of a company is Cintas? Cintas has a market capitalization of $18.47 billion and generates $6.48 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $842.58 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.94 on an earnings per share basis. Cintas employs 41,000 workers across the globe. What is Cintas' official website? The official website for Cintas is http://www.cintas.com. How can I contact Cintas? Cintas' mailing address is 6800 CINTAS BOULEVARD; P O BOX 625737, CINCINNATI OH, 45262. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 513-459-1200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Cintas (NASDAQ CTAS)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 370 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 486 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 856MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cintas and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CTAS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CTAS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Dividend Aristocrat Index?