UniFirst Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.15 (+1.39 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume45,285 shs
Average Volume68,080 shs
Market Capitalization$4.32 billion
P/E Ratio34.24
Dividend Yield0.44%
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About UniFirst

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company operates through U.S. and Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid segments. It designs, manufactures, personalizes, rents, cleans, delivers, and sells a range of uniforms and protective clothing, including shirts, pants, jackets, coveralls, lab coats, smocks, and aprons; and specialized protective wear, such as flame resistant and high visibility garments. The company also rents and sells industrial wiping products, floor mats, facility service products, and dry and wet mops; restroom and cleaning supplies comprising air fresheners, paper products, gloves, masks, sanitizers, and hand soaps; and other textile products. In addition, it provides first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies; decontaminates and cleans work clothes, and other items that is exposed to radioactive materials; and services special cleanroom protective wear and facilities. Further, it offers a range of garment service options, including full-service rental programs in which garments are cleaned and serviced; lease programs in which garments are cleaned and maintained by individual employees; and purchase programs to buy garments and related items directly. The company serves automobile service centers and dealers, delivery services, food and general merchandise retailers, food processors and service operations, light manufacturers, maintenance facilities, restaurants, service companies, soft and durable goods wholesalers, transportation companies, healthcare providers, government agencies, research and development laboratories, high technology companies, and utilities operating nuclear reactors, as well as others who require employee clothing for image, identification, protection, or utility purposes. UniFirst Corporation was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts.


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1.52 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

124th out of 406 stocks

Personal Services Industry

8th out of 32 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is UniFirst a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" UniFirst stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UNF, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than UniFirst?

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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

UniFirst is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 7th 2021.
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 30th. The textile maker reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.03. The textile maker had revenue of $449.76 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $446.47 million. UniFirst had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.25% and a net margin of 7.19%.
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How has UniFirst's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

UniFirst's stock was trading at $165.03 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UNF stock has increased by 38.8% and is now trading at $229.04.
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How often does UniFirst pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UniFirst?

UniFirst declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 7th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, June 29th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 7th.
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Is UniFirst a good dividend stock?

UniFirst pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.44%. UniFirst does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of UniFirst is 14.03%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UniFirst will have a dividend payout ratio of 12.35% next year. This indicates that UniFirst will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has UniFirst issued on next quarter's earnings?

UniFirst updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 7.300-7.650 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.590. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.79 billion-$1.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.80 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNF?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for UniFirst's shares. Their forecasts range from $248.00 to $248.00. On average, they expect UniFirst's stock price to reach $248.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven S. Sintros, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Shane F. O'Connor, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 46, Pay $466.43k)
  • Mr. David M. Katz, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 57, Pay $540.99k)
  • Mr. David A. DiFillippo, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 64, Pay $499.97k)
  • Ms. Cynthia Croatti, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Director (Age 66, Pay $652.58k)
  • Mr. Adam Soreff, Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Mr. Michael A. Croatti, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. William M. Ross, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Scott C. Chase, Sec.

What is Steven S. Sintros' approval rating as UniFirst's CEO?

193 employees have rated UniFirst CEO Steven S. Sintros on Glassdoor.com. Steven S. Sintros has an approval rating of 95% among UniFirst's employees. This puts Steven S. Sintros in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of UniFirst own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other UniFirst investors own include Tesla (TSLA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Netflix (NFLX), Teladoc Health (TDOC), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Lululemon Athletica (LULU), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Booking (BKNG).

What is UniFirst's stock symbol?

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

Who are UniFirst's major shareholders?

UniFirst's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.77%), London Co. of Virginia (3.96%), River Road Asset Management LLC (3.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.02%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.44%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.43%). Company insiders that own UniFirst stock include Cecelia Levenstein, Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, Phillip L Cohen, Steven S Sintros and William Masters Ross.
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Which institutional investors are selling UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ameriprise Financial Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Eaton Vance Management, Northern Trust Corp, Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cynthia Croatti, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, Phillip L Cohen, Steven S Sintros, and William Masters Ross.
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Which institutional investors are buying UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., London Co. of Virginia, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, WCM Investment Management LLC, and Boston Trust Walden Corp.
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How do I buy shares of UniFirst?

Shares of UNF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is UniFirst's stock price today?

One share of UNF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $229.04.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $4.32 billion and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $135.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.13 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does UniFirst have?

UniFirst employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

When was UniFirst founded?

UniFirst was founded in 1936.

What is UniFirst's official website?

The official website for UniFirst is www.unifirst.com.

Where are UniFirst's headquarters?

UniFirst is headquartered at 68 JONSPIN RD, WILMINGTON MA, 01887.

How can I contact UniFirst?

UniFirst's mailing address is 68 JONSPIN RD, WILMINGTON MA, 01887. The textile maker can be reached via phone at 978-658-8888 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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