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UniFirst Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:UNF)

$209.87
+2.76 (+1.33 %)
(As of 11/19/2019 09:53 AM ET)
Today's Range
$208.42
Now: $209.87
$209.87
50-Day Range
$187.34
MA: $199.49
$209.22
52-Week Range
$132.38
Now: $209.87
$211.63
Volume1,069 shs
Average Volume92,638 shs
Market Capitalization$3.97 billion
P/E Ratio24.63
Dividend Yield0.22%
Beta0.7
UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company operates through U.S. Rental and Cleaning, 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP90470810
Phone978-658-8888

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.81 billion
Cash Flow$14.35 per share
Book Value$86.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$179.13 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,000
Market Cap$3.97 billion
Next Earnings Date1/2/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is UniFirst's stock symbol?

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

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

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, January 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 5th. This is an increase from UniFirst's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. View UniFirst's Dividend History.

How will UniFirst's stock buyback program work?

UniFirst announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, January 3rd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The textile maker reported $2.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.44. The textile maker earned $479.62 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $471.41 million. UniFirst had a net margin of 9.49% and a return on equity of 9.67%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 10.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $2.06 earnings per share. View UniFirst's Earnings History.

When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

UniFirst is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 2nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for UniFirst.

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

UniFirst updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.47-7.92 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.16. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.86-1.88 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.83 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 $152.00 to $183.00. On average, they anticipate UniFirst's stock price to reach $167.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for UniFirst.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for UniFirst?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for UniFirst.

Has UniFirst been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UNF stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UniFirst earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the textile maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for UniFirst.

Are investors shorting UniFirst?

UniFirst saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 220,300 shares, an increase of 6.8% from the September 15th total of 206,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 106,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are short sold. View UniFirst's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of UniFirst's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of UniFirst own?

Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven S. Sintros, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Shane F. O'Connor, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 45)
  • Mr. David M. Katz, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 55)
  • Ms. Cynthia Croatti, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. David A. DiFillippo, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 62)

Who are UniFirst's major shareholders?

UniFirst's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tweedy Browne Co LLC (2.92%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.30%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.19%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.56%), WCM Investment Management LLC (0.46%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (0.42%). 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, Steven S Sintros, The Ronald D Croatti Trust - 1 and William Masters Ross. View Institutional Ownership Trends for UniFirst.

Which major investors are selling UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, WCM Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Keybank National Association OH, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Reinhart Partners Inc., Alpha Windward LLC and Alps Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cecelia Levenstein, Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, The Ronald D Croatti Trust - 1 and William Masters Ross. View Insider Buying and Selling for UniFirst.

Which major investors are buying UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tweedy Browne Co LLC, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Boston Trust Walden Corp, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Convergence Investment Partners LLC and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for UniFirst.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is UniFirst's stock price today?

One share of UNF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $207.11.

How big of a company is UniFirst?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.92 billion and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $179.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.52 on an earnings per share basis. UniFirst employs 14,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About UniFirst.

What is UniFirst's official website?

The official website for UniFirst is http://www.unifirst.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for UniFirst (NYSE UNF)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  471
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about UniFirst and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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