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NYSE:UNF

UniFirst Stock Forecast, Price & News

$192.00
-8.09 (-4.04%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$189.84
$195.77
50-Day Range
$195.38
$223.56
52-Week Range
$181.20
$258.86
Volume
71,408 shs
Average Volume
62,644 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.62 billion
P/E Ratio
24.18
Dividend Yield
0.50%
Beta
0.99
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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

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.83 billion
Cash Flow
$13.03 per share
Book Value
$99.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$151.11 million
Pretax Margin
10.78%

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,661,000
Market Cap
$3.62 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
9/03/2021
Dividend Payable
9/28/2021
Last Earnings
10/19/2021
Today
11/26/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/05/2022
Fiscal Year End
8/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.55 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

87th out of 247 stocks

Personal Services Industry

5th out of 19 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community 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 analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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How has UniFirst's stock 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. Since then, UNF shares have increased by 16.3% and is now trading at $192.00.
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Are investors shorting UniFirst?

UniFirst saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 119,300 shares, an increase of 30.1% from the October 14th total of 91,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 58,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

UniFirst is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 5th 2022.
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 19th. The textile maker reported $1.82 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.02. The textile maker had revenue of $465.28 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $454.52 million. UniFirst had a net margin of 8.27% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.29%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.66 EPS.
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How often does UniFirst pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for UniFirst?

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, January 4th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 6th. This is an increase from UniFirst's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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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 0.50%. UniFirst 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 of UniFirst is 12.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UniFirst will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.79% 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (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 Wall Street 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.2% 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
  • 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.20%), London Co. of Virginia (5.23%), River Road Asset Management LLC (3.82%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.02%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.96%) and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.76%). Company insiders that own UniFirst stock include Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Copeland Capital Management LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., New South Capital Management Inc., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, and Wellington Management Group LLP. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include David Martin Katz, Kathleen M Camilli, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, 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 London Co. of Virginia, Victory Capital Management Inc., River Road Asset Management LLC, Comerica Bank, Two Sigma Investments LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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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 $192.00.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion and generates $1.83 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $151.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.94 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 11/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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