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NYSE:UNF

UniFirst - UNF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$193.76
+2.72 (+1.42%)
(As of 11/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$186.99
$193.76
50-Day Range
$163.92
$195.41
52-Week Range
$154.72
$214.65
Volume
103,174 shs
Average Volume
67,646 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.62 billion
P/E Ratio
35.49
Dividend Yield
0.63%
Price Target
$195.00

UniFirst MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.6% Upside
$195.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.48% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$536,040 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.46%
From $7.24 to $8.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.91 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

143rd out of 183 stocks

Personal Services Industry

9th out of 14 stocks

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About UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Stock

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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UNF Stock News Headlines

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) Sees Strong Trading Volume
UniFirst: Looking To Return To Its Former Glory
UniFirst Declares Increased Cash Dividends
UniFirst (UNF) Beats Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
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UNF Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/28 Dividend
9/06/2022
Dividend Payable
9/28/2022
Last Earnings
10/19/2022
Today
11/30/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
12/06/2022
Dividend Payable
1/04/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/04/2023
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
$195.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$195.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$195.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+0.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$103.40 million
Pretax Margin
6.71%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.00 billion
Cash Flow
$12.93 per share
Book Value
$102.35 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
18,444,000
Market Cap
$3.62 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.94

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Steven S. SintrosMr. Steven S. Sintros (Age 48)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.38M
  • Mr. Shane F. O'Connor (Age 48)
    CFO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $550.24k
  • Mr. David M. Katz (Age 58)
    Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing
    Comp: $639.32k
  • Ms. Cynthia  CroattiMs. Cynthia Croatti (Age 67)
    Director, Special Consultant & Advisor
    Comp: $773.47k
  • Mr. David A. DiFillippo (Age 65)
    Exec. VP of Operations
    Comp: $589.75k
  • Mr. Adam Soreff
    Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Mr. Michael A. CroattiMr. Michael A. Croatti (Age 53)
    Exec. VP of Operations
  • Mr. William M. Ross (Age 61)
    Exec. VP of Operations
  • Scott C. Chase
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UNF Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell UniFirst stock right now?

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

2 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for UniFirst's shares. Their UNF share price forecasts range from $195.00 to $195.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $195.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNF shares performed in 2022?

UniFirst's stock was trading at $210.40 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, UNF stock has decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at $188.87.
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When is UniFirst's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 4th 2023.
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How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Co. (NYSE:UNF) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 19th. The textile maker reported $1.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.73 by $0.06. The textile maker earned $516.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $511.58 million. UniFirst had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.77% and a net margin of 5.17%. UniFirst's revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.82 EPS.

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

UniFirst declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Wednesday, January 4th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 6th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is UniFirst a good dividend stock?

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 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 21.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNF will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.87% 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 Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.10-$7.50 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.72. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.15 billion-$2.16 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.12 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.92%), River Road Asset Management LLC (5.15%), London Co. of Virginia (4.92%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.32%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.32%). 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 $188.87.

How much money does UniFirst make?

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) has a market capitalization of $3.53 billion and generates $2.00 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $103.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.46 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 11/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff