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UniFirst Stock Forecast, Price & News

$181.00
-15.68 (-7.97 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$178.51
Now: $181.00
$192.86
50-Day Range
$180.68
MA: $190.50
$199.92
52-Week Range
$121.89
Now: $181.00
$217.90
Volume228,326 shs
Average Volume73,134 shs
Market Capitalization$3.42 billion
P/E Ratio23.03
Dividend Yield0.52%
Beta0.89
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. 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, 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 might expose 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, 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 based in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
CUSIP90470810
Phone978-658-8888
Employees14,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.81 billion
Cash Flow$13.27 per share
Book Value$86.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$179.13 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$3.42 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
$181.00
-15.68 (-7.97 %)
(As of 10/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has UniFirst's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

UniFirst's stock was trading at $165.03 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UNF shares have increased by 9.7% and is now trading at $181.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of UniFirst?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The textile maker reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.62 by $0.04. UniFirst had a net margin of 7.70% and a return on equity of 8.49%.
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How often does UniFirst pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UniFirst?

UniFirst declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 7th. Investors of record on Monday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, September 28th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 3rd.
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How will UniFirst's stock buyback program work?

UniFirst declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, January 3rd 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

UniFirst updated its first quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.55-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.24. The company issued revenue guidance of $433-443 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $450.24 million.

What price target have analysts set for UNF?

3 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for UniFirst's shares. Their forecasts range from $165.00 to $206.00. On average, they anticipate UniFirst's share price to reach $185.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of UniFirst's key competitors?

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).

Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the following 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Trust Walden Corp (1.38%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.25%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.20%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.05%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). 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, The Ronald D Croatti Trust - 1 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 Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., CWM LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Phillip L Cohen, Steven S Sintros, and William Masters Ross.
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Which institutional investors are buying UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A..
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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 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 $181.00.

How big of a company is UniFirst?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.42 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.

What is UniFirst's official website?

The official website for UniFirst is 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]

This page was last updated on 10/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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