NASDAQ:CTAS - Cintas Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$169.74 -2.10 (-1.22 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$169.74
Today's Range$169.30 - $171.6850
52-Week Range$147.38 - $217.34
Volume596,788 shs
Average Volume546,936 shs
Market Capitalization$18.37 billion
P/E Ratio28.58
Dividend Yield1.19%
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.

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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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio3.10
Quick Ratio2.65


Trailing P/E Ratio28.58
Forward P/E Ratio23.44
P/E Growth1.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.48 billion
Price / Sales2.80
Cash Flow$8.7360 per share
Price / Cash Flow19.43
Book Value$28.27 per share
Price / Book6.00


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.94
Net Income$842.58 million
Net Margins12.72%
Return on Equity24.13%
Return on Assets10.12%


Outstanding Shares106,900,000
Market Cap$18.37 billion

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 announced an annual dividend on Tuesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 9th will be paid a dividend of $2.05 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. This is a boost from Cintas's previous annual dividend of $1.62. View Cintas' Dividend History.

How were Cintas' earnings last quarter?

Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTAS) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, September, 25th. The business services provider reported $1.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.80 by $0.13. The business services provider earned $1.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.68 billion. Cintas had a net margin of 12.72% and a return on equity of 24.13%. Cintas's revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.45 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, December 20th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cintas.

How can I listen to Cintas' earnings call?

Cintas will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 20th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What guidance has Cintas issued on next quarter's earnings?

Cintas updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.19-7.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.800-6.855 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.81 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CTAS?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Cintas' shares. Their predictions range from $174.00 to $235.00. On average, they expect Cintas' stock price to reach $200.4545 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Cintas.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cintas?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cintas in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 6 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?

Media headlines about CTAS stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Cintas earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Cintas' key competitors?

Who are Cintas' key executives?

Cintas' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Scott D. Farmer, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. J. Michael Hansen, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 50)
  • Mr. Thomas Edward Frooman, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 51)
  • Mr. Paul F. Adler, VP & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Richard T. Farmer, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 83)

Who are Cintas' major shareholders?

Cintas' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.99%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.99%), BlackRock Inc. (5.41%), FMR LLC (2.26%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.65%) and Brown Advisory Inc. (1.56%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Select Equity Group L.P. and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG and Acadian Asset Management LLC. 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 $169.74.

How big of a company is Cintas?

Cintas has a market capitalization of $18.37 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

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  362 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  479 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  841
MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by Staff

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