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NYSE:UNF

UniFirst Stock Forecast, Price & News

$252.85
+4.23 (+1.70 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:56 PM ET)
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$212.80
MA: $230.29
$248.65
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$121.89
Now: $252.85
$253.50
Volume1,409 shs
Average Volume72,867 shs
Market Capitalization$4.77 billion
P/E Ratio37.18
Dividend Yield0.40%
Beta1.03
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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Understanding UniFirst's Ex-Dividend Date
March 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
We're Watching These Trends At UniFirst (NYSE:UNF)
February 11, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
UniFirst Vaults Wednesday on Q1 Results
January 6, 2021 |  baystreet.ca
Recap: UniFirst Q1 Earnings
January 6, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
UniFirst (UNF) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates
January 6, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Unifirst Corp (UNF) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
January 6, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
UniFirst's Earnings: A Preview
January 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Evaluating The Safety Of UniFirst's Dividend
January 5, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
What We Learned About UniFirst's (NYSE:UNF) CEO Pay
December 24, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Bear of the Day: UniFirst Corporation (UNF)
December 18, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is UNF A Good Stock To Buy?
December 18, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Ex-Div Reminder for Unifirst (UNF)
December 2, 2020 |  nasdaq.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
CUSIP90470810
Phone978-658-8888
Employees14,000
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$14.94 per share
Book Value$93.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$135.77 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.77 billion
Next Earnings Date4/7/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.43 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

128th out of 397 stocks

Personal Services Industry

6th out of 32 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$252.85
+4.23 (+1.70 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:56 PM ET)
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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

Is UniFirst a buy right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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?

Wall Street analysts have given UniFirst a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but UniFirst wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

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

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 5th. The textile maker reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.51. The textile maker had revenue of $446.85 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $440.79 million. UniFirst had a net margin of 7.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.48%.
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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 stock has increased by 52.1% and is now trading at $251.00.
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How often does UniFirst pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UniFirst?

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Tuesday, March 30th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 8th.
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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 0.40%. UniFirst does not yet have a strock 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 13.44% next year. This indicates that UniFirst will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for UNF?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for UniFirst's shares. Their forecasts range from $165.00 to $206.00. On average, they anticipate UniFirst's stock price to reach $185.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 26.1%.
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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 & Sr. VP (Age 47, Pay $466.43k)
  • Mr. David M. Katz, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 57, Pay $540.99k)
  • Mr. David A. DiFillippo, Sr. 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, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. William M. Ross, Sr. 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.

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).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.66%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.60%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.37%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.05%). 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cynthia Croatti, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Sirios Capital Management L P, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., M&G Investment Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, and Eaton Vance Management.
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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 $251.00.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $4.73 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.

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 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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