Unifirst Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:UNF)

About Unifirst Corporation

Unifirst Corporation logoUniFirst Corporation is a provider of workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States. The Company designs, manufactures, personalizes, rents, cleans, delivers, and sells a range of uniforms and protective clothing, including shirts, pants, jackets, coveralls, lab coats, smocks, aprons and specialized protective wear, such as flame resistant and high visibility garments. It operates in six segments: the US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing (MFG), Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning (Specialty Garments), First Aid and Corporate. The Company also rents and sells industrial wiping products, floor mats, facility service products and other non-garment items, and provides restroom and cleaning supplies and first aid cabinet services, and other safety supplies. It also decontaminates and cleans work clothes, which has been exposed to radioactive materials and service special cleanroom protective wear and facilities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Textile - Apparel Clothing
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Support Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UNF
  • CUSIP: 90470810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $130.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $130.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $131.61
  • 52-Week Range: $98.69 - $147.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.34
  • P/E Growth: 2.64
  • Market Cap: $2.66B
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,281,000
  • Beta: 0.76
  • Net Margins: 7.92%
  • Return on Equity: 7.99%
  • Return on Assets: 6.47%
  • Current Ratio: 4.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 4.18%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $121.00 (7.60% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/17/2017William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/1/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$125.00 -> $121.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
12/16/2015SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/4/2017Q117$1.58$1.38$393.08 million$386.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q416$1.23$1.27$362.62 million$363.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/29/2016Q316$1.35$1.49$366.38 million$367.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/30/2016Q216$1.26$1.16$362.60 million$36.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/6/2016Q116$1.65$1.78$372.15 million$373.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q415$1.30$1.43$359.94 million$359.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/1/2015Q315$1.39$1.61$360.38 million$365.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/1/2015Q215$1.30$1.37$360.63 million$361.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/7/2015Q115$1.67$1.85$364.58 million$370.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q414$1.31$1.43$342.83 million$352.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/2/2014Q314$1.42$1.53$349.24 million$352.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/2/2014Q214$1.39$1.27$347.49 million$344.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/8/2014Q1$1.62$1.71$347.07 million$346.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q413$1.40$1.52$348.23 million$352.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/26/2013Q3 2013$1.37$1.16$336.36 million$335.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2013Q2 2013$1.13$1.33$328.59 million$334.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/3/2013Q1 2013$1.33$1.54$327.27 million$332.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$1.01$1.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/27/2012$0.99$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2012$0.89$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/4/2012$1.07$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.85$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/30/2011$0.82$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/5/2011$0.96$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.94 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.38 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.27$1.29$1.28
Q2 20164$1.35$1.38$1.37
Q3 20164$1.27$1.31$1.29
Q4 20163$1.20$1.23$1.22
Q1 20174$1.55$1.63$1.58
Q2 20174$0.96$1.02$1.00
Q3 20174$1.36$1.41$1.37
Q4 20174$1.14$1.22$1.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
Annual Dividend:$0.15
Dividend Yield:0.11%
Dividend Growth:10.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:2.60% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
3.04% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
2.79% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.94%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/13/2017David A DifillippoVPSell1,158$128.85$149,208.30View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017David Martin KatzVPSell1,098$127.00$139,446.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017William Masters RossVPSell126$125.90$15,863.40View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017David A DifillippoVPSell1,142$132.35$151,143.70View SEC Filing  
1/11/2017Steven S SintrosCFOSell1,087$132.35$143,864.45View SEC Filing  
1/9/2017David Martin KatzVPSell1,089$129.39$140,905.71View SEC Filing  
1/5/2017William Masters RossVPSell133$134.85$17,935.05View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016David Martin KatzVPSell1,191$145.95$173,826.45View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016David A DifillippoVPSell1,267$115.48$146,313.16View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016David A DifillippoVPSell467$114.77$53,597.59View SEC Filing  
7/20/2016Steven S SintrosCFOSell1,083$114.77$124,295.91View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016David A DifillippoVPSell1,267$109.00$138,103.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2016Steven S SintrosCFOSell1,070$113.16$121,081.20View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016David A DifillippoVPSell467$113.48$52,995.16View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016David A DifillippoVPSell1,266$113.69$143,931.54View SEC Filing  
5/23/2016Steven S SintrosCFOSell1,059$111.00$117,549.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016David A DifillippoVPSell466$110.43$51,460.38View SEC Filing  
4/20/2016Kathleen M CamilliDirectorSell91$112.55$10,242.05View SEC Filing  
4/14/2016Phillip L CohenDirectorSell1,000$110.08$110,080.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Michael A CroattiVPSell400$109.31$43,724.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Michael A CroattiVPSell200$109.10$21,820.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Cecelia LevensteinMajor ShareholderSell4,000$109.41$437,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016David Martin KatzVPSell1,016$105.50$107,188.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2016David Martin KatzVPSell935$102.06$95,426.10View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Cynthia Croattimajor shareholderSell1,513$101.57$153,675.41View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015David Martin KatzVPSell1,011$101.83$102,950.13View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Michael A. CroattiVPSell372$103.50$38,502.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015David A. DifillippoVPSell3,800$110.00$418,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Cynthia CroattiMajor ShareholderSell1,565$109.47$171,320.55View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Cynthia Croattimajor shareholderSell1,521$103.92$158,062.32View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015David A. DifillippoVPSell3,800$110.00$418,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Michael IandoliDirectorSell1,247$119.48$148,991.56View SEC Filing  
4/1/2015Ronald D CroattiCEOBuy4,000$103.50$414,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Donald J EvansDirectorSell3,500$116.96$409,360.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2015Cynthia CroattiMajor ShareholderSell4,000$119.18$476,720.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Cynthia CroattiMajor ShareholderSell4,000$110.05$440,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Cynthia CroattiMajor ShareholderSell4,000$111.96$447,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Steven S SintrosCFOSell8,000$111.81$894,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Donald J EvansDirectorSell2,336$111.00$259,296.00View SEC Filing  
7/16/2014Michael IandoliDirectorSell2,636$101.81$268,371.16View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Donald J EvansDirectorSell3,500$101.78$356,230.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014David Martin KatzVPSell2,000$98.96$197,920.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Steven SintrosCFOSell2,000$105.06$210,120.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014Cynthia Croattimajor shareholderSell2,000$107.00$214,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/14/2014David DifillippoVPSell1,100$109.15$120,065.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Michael IandoliDirectorSell3,000$103.02$309,060.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Cynthia CroattiMajor ShareholderSell4,800$103.71$497,808.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Ronald CroattiCEOBuy8,242$91.00$750,022.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2013Ronald D CroattiCEOSell4,045$89.47$361,906.15View SEC Filing  
1/17/2013Steven S SintrosCFOSell2,100$81.10$170,310.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Bruce P BoyntonVPSell1,400$70.02$98,028.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)
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What is Unifirst Corporation's stock symbol?

Unifirst Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNF."

How often does Unifirst Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unifirst Corporation?

Unifirst Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 10th. Investors of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.0375 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $0.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 8th.

Where is Unifirst Corporation's stock going? Where will Unifirst Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Unifirst Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $121.00 to $121.00. On average, they anticipate Unifirst Corporation's stock price to reach $121.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Unifirst Corporation announce their earnings?

Unifirst Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 28th 2017.

Who owns Unifirst Corporation stock?

Unifirst Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.05%), Royce & Associates LP (4.01%), Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC (2.35%), State Street Corp (1.68%), New South Capital Management Inc. (1.52%) and FMR LLC (1.15%). Company insiders that own Unifirst Corporation stock include Cecelia Levenstein, Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, Phillip L Cohen, Ronald D Croatti, Steven S Sintros and William Masters Ross.

Who sold Unifirst Corporation stock? Who is selling Unifirst Corporation stock?

Unifirst Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Royce & Associates LP, Tweedy Browne Co. LLC, FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and FIL Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Unifirst Corporation stock in the last year include Cecelia Levenstein, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Phillip L Cohen, Steven S Sintros and William Masters Ross.

Who bought Unifirst Corporation stock? Who is buying Unifirst Corporation stock?

Unifirst Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Summit Global Investments and Trexquant Investment LP.

How do I buy Unifirst Corporation stock?

Shares of Unifirst Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Unifirst Corporation stock cost?

One share of Unifirst Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $130.95.

Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017

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Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff