UniFirst Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:UNF)

$194.52
+1.09 (+0.56 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$192.78
Now: $194.52
$198.01
50-Day Range
$190.43
MA: $196.33
$204.88
52-Week Range
$132.38
Now: $194.52
$205.22
Volume89,098 shs
Average Volume119,661 shs
Market Capitalization$3.70 billion
P/E Ratio26.11
Dividend Yield0.23%
Beta0.73
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP90470810
Phone978-658-8888

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.70 billion
Cash Flow$11.1793 per share
Book Value$76.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,000
Market Cap$3.70 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is UniFirst's stock symbol?

UniFirst trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNF."

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

UniFirst announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 27th. Investors of record on Friday, September 6th will be given a dividend of $0.1125 per share on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 5th. View UniFirst's Dividend History.

How will UniFirst's stock buyback program work?

UniFirst announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase 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 repurchase up to 3.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 26th. The textile maker reported $2.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.76. The textile maker earned $453.72 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $441.70 million. UniFirst had a return on equity of 9.67% and a net margin of 9.21%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.85 earnings per share. View UniFirst's Earnings History.

When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

UniFirst is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for UniFirst.

How can I listen to UniFirst's earnings call?

UniFirst will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

UniFirst issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, June, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.75-8.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.95. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.802-1.809 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.79 billion.

What price target have analysts set for UNF?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for UniFirst's shares. Their predictions range from $152.00 to $183.00. On average, they expect UniFirst's stock price to reach $167.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for UniFirst.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for UniFirst?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for UniFirst in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for UniFirst.

Has UniFirst been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about UNF stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UniFirst earned a daily sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the textile maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for UniFirst.

Are investors shorting UniFirst?

UniFirst saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 191,200 shares, a decline of 6.0% from the July 31st total of 203,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 121,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View UniFirst's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of UniFirst's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of UniFirst own?

Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are UniFirst's major shareholders?

UniFirst's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.67%), BlackRock Inc. (11.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.38%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.78%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.78%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.68%). 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, Steven S Sintros, The Ronald D Croatti Trust - 1 and William Masters Ross. View Institutional Ownership Trends for UniFirst.

Which institutional investors are selling UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Echo Street Capital Management LLC, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include Cecelia Levenstein, Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Michael A Croatti, Michael Iandoli, The Ronald D Croatti Trust - 1 and William Masters Ross. View Insider Buying and Selling for UniFirst.

Which institutional investors are buying UniFirst stock?

UNF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Bank of America Corp DE and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD. View Insider Buying and Selling for UniFirst.

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 $194.52.

How big of a company is UniFirst?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.70 billion and generates $1.70 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $163.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.45 on an earnings per share basis. UniFirst employs 14,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About UniFirst.

What is UniFirst's official website?

The official website for UniFirst is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for UniFirst (NYSE UNF)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  444
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This page was last updated on 9/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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