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UniFirst Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.56 (-0.29%)
(As of 01/19/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
45,096 shs
Average Volume
70,516 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.63 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About UniFirst

UniFirst Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, personalization, rental, cleaning, delivery, and sale of a range of uniforms and protective clothing. It operates through following segments: U.S. Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, First Aid, and Corporate. The U.S. and Canadian Rental and Cleaning segment purchases, rents, cleans, delivers and sells uniforms and protective clothing and non-garment items in the United States and Canada. The Manufacturing segment designs and manufactures uniforms and non-garment items primarily for the purpose of providing these goods to the U.S. and Canadian Rental and Cleaning reporting segment. The Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning segment sells specialty garments and non-garment items primarily for nuclear and cleanroom applications and provides cleanroom cleaning services at limited customer locations. The First Aid segment provides first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies as well as maintains wholesale distribution and pill packaging operations. The Corporate segment consists of costs associated with its distribution center, sales and marketing, informatio


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Personal services
Diversified Support Services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.83 billion
Cash Flow
$13.46 per share
Book Value
$99.21 per share


Net Income
$151.11 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$3.63 billion

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.65 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

52nd out of 248 stocks

Personal Services Industry

5th out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is UniFirst a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" UniFirst stock.
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How has UniFirst's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

UniFirst's stock was trading at $165.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UNF shares have increased by 16.6% and is now trading at $192.50.
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Are investors shorting UniFirst?

UniFirst saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 107,500 shares, an increase of 34.0% from the November 30th total of 80,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 71,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

UniFirst is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 30th 2022.
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 4th. The textile maker reported $2.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.95 by $0.05. The textile maker had revenue of $486.16 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $475.55 million. UniFirst had a net margin of 7.66% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.95%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.20 earnings per share.
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How often does UniFirst pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UniFirst?

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, March 30th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 8th.
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Is UniFirst a good dividend stock?

UniFirst pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.62%. UniFirst does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of UniFirst is 15.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UniFirst will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.29% 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.700-$6.100 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.030. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.92 billion-$1.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.87 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNF?

1 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for UniFirst's stock. Their forecasts range from $248.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate UniFirst's stock price to reach $248.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the following people:
  • Steven S. Sintros, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • David A. DiFillippo, Executive Vice President-Operations
  • Shane F. O'Connor, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Cynthia Croatti, Treasurer, Director & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Michael A. Croatti, Executive Vice President-Operations

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.

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 shareholders include Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.06%), M&G Investment Management Ltd. (0.84%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.54%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own UniFirst 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, 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 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cynthia Croatti, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Matthew Croatti, Michael Iandoli, Steven S Sintros, and William Masters Ross.
View insider buying and selling activity for UniFirst
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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 M&G Investment Management Ltd., Copeland Capital Management LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Spire Wealth Management, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Exchange Traded Concepts LLC.
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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 $192.50.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion and generates $1.83 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $151.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.51 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 978-988-0659.

This page was last updated on 1/20/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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