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NYSE:UNF

UniFirst - UNF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$198.44
+3.03 (+1.55%)
(As of 01/31/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$196.49
$199.58
50-Day Range
$183.81
$201.14
52-Week Range
$154.72
$204.25
Volume
70,389 shs
Average Volume
88,270 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.71 billion
P/E Ratio
36.08
Dividend Yield
0.63%
Price Target
$225.00

UniFirst MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.4% Upside
$225.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.00% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.84mentions of UniFirst in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$246,200 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.71%
From $7.47 to $8.27 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.17 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

80th out of 188 stocks

Personal Services Industry

9th out of 15 stocks


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About UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Stock

UniFirst Corp. engages in the provision of workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing. It operates through following segments: the United States and Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing (MFG), Specialty Garments, First Aid, and Corporate. The U.S. and Canadian Rental and Cleaning segment purchases, rents, cleans, delivers, and sells uniforms, protective clothing, and non-garment items. The MFG segment designs and manufactures uniforms and non-garment items. The Specialty Garments segment is involved in nuclear and cleanroom applications and provides cleanroom cleaning services. The First Aid segment focuses on first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies. The Corporate segment includes distribution, sales and marketing, information systems, engineering, materials management, manufacturing planning, finance, budgeting, human resources, and other general and administrative costs and interest expense. The company was founded by Aldo Croatti in 1936 and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.

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UNF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
12/06/2022
Last Earnings
1/04/2023
Dividend Payable
1/04/2023
Today
1/31/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/30 Dividend
3/08/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/29/2023
Dividend Payable
3/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Personal services
Sub-Industry
Diversified Support Services
CUSIP
90470810
Employees
14,000
Year Founded
1936

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$225.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$225.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$225.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+13.4%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$103.40 million
Pretax Margin
6.57%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.00 billion
Cash Flow
$12.84 per share
Book Value
$102.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,465,000
Market Cap
$3.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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Key Executives

  • Steven S. SintrosSteven S. Sintros
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • David A. DiFillippo
    Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Michael A. CroattiMichael A. Croatti
    Executive Vice President-Operations
  • William M. Ross
    Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Shane F. O'Connor
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President













UNF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell UniFirst stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "sell" UNF shares.
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What is UniFirst's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for UniFirst's shares. Their UNF share price forecasts range from $225.00 to $225.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $225.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNF shares performed in 2023?

UniFirst's stock was trading at $192.99 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, UNF stock has increased by 2.6% and is now trading at $197.95.
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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 29th 2023.
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 4th. The textile maker reported $2.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.26. The textile maker had revenue of $541.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $524.76 million. UniFirst had a net margin of 5.04% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.91%.

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

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Thursday, March 30th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th.
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Is UniFirst a good dividend stock?

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 22.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNF will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.99% next year. This indicates that the company 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 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.10-$7.50 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $7.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.15 billion-$2.16 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.15 billion.

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

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

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), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.43%), M&G Investment Management Ltd. (1.16%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.97%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.60%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%) and Comerica Bank (0.13%). Insiders that own company stock include Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Kathleen M Camilli, Matthew Croatti, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, Phillip L Cohen, Shane O'connor, Steven S Sintros and William Masters Ross.
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How do I buy shares of UniFirst?

Shares of UNF stock 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 $197.95.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion and generates $2.00 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $103.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does UniFirst have?

The company employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact UniFirst?

UniFirst's mailing address is 68 JONSPIN RD, WILMINGTON MA, 01887. The official website for the company is www.unifirst.com. The textile maker can be reached via phone at (978) 658-8888, via email at ssintros@unifirst.com, or via fax at 978-988-0659.

This page (NYSE:UNF) was last updated on 1/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff