NYSE:UNF - UniFirst Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$182.25 -2.55 (-1.38 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$182.25
Today's Range$180.6250 - $183.95
52-Week Range$135.95 - $187.75
Volume81,134 shs
Average Volume61,982 shs
Market Capitalization$3.75 billion
P/E Ratio34.52
Dividend Yield0.24%
UniFirst logoUniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It operates through US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid segments. The company 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. It 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, and hand soaps; and other textile products. In addition, the company provides first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies; decontaminates and cleans work clothes, and other items that might expose 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, 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 based in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal services
Sub-IndustryDiversified Support Services
SectorIndustrial Products


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio4.87
Quick Ratio4.39


Trailing P/E Ratio34.52
Forward P/E Ratio29.68
P/E Growth3.01

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Price / Sales2.32
Cash Flow$9.5669 per share
Price / Cash19.05
Book Value$71.70 per share
Price / Book2.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.28
Net Income$70.19 million
Net Margins6.79%
Return on Equity7.95%
Return on Assets6.42%


Outstanding Shares20,290,000

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.1125 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $0.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. This is a boost from UniFirst's previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. View UniFirst's Dividend History.

How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 28th. The textile maker reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.31. The textile maker earned $419.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $405.64 million. UniFirst had a return on equity of 7.95% and a net margin of 6.79%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.10 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, June, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for UniFirst.

What price target have analysts set for UNF?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for UniFirst's stock. Their forecasts range from $183.00 to $183.00. On average, they expect UniFirst's stock price to reach $183.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for UniFirst.

Who are some of UniFirst's key competitors?

Who are UniFirst's key executives?

UniFirst's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven S. Sintros, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. David M. Katz, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 54)
  • Ms. Cynthia Croatti, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. David A. DiFillippo, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 61)
  • Mr. Shane O'Connor, CFO & Sr. VP (Age 43)

Has UniFirst been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about UNF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. UniFirst earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the textile maker an impact score of 46.96 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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. (9.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.08%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.89%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (2.60%), River Road Asset Management LLC (1.85%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.56%). Company insiders that own UniFirst stock include Cynthia Croatti, David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Michael A Croatti, Phillip L Cohen, Steven S Sintros 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, New South Capital Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, WCM Investment Management CA, American International Group Inc., FIL Ltd and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold UniFirst company stock in the last year include David A Difillippo, David Martin Katz, Michael A Croatti, Steven S Sintros 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 Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, BlackRock Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Millennium Management LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is UniFirst's stock price today?

One share of UNF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $182.25.

How big of a company is UniFirst?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.75 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The textile maker earns $70.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.28 on an earnings per share basis. UniFirst employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

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 (UNF)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  94 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  175 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  269
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about UniFirst and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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