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

$196.43
+2.05 (+1.05 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$193.46
Now: $196.43
$196.53
50-Day Range
$187.34
MA: $193.96
$199.70
52-Week Range
$132.38
Now: $196.43
$205.22
Volume80,256 shs
Average Volume87,495 shs
Market Capitalization$3.73 billion
P/E Ratio26.37
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$11.37 per share
Book Value$76.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$163.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,000
Market Cap$3.73 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. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend 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 stock repurchase plan on Thursday, January 3rd 2019, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 3.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were UniFirst's earnings last quarter?

UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, June, 26th. The textile maker reported $2.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' 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 net margin of 9.21% and a return on equity of 9.67%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $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 price target have analysts set for UNF?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for UniFirst's shares. Their forecasts range from $152.00 to $183.00. On average, they expect UniFirst's share price to reach $167.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.7%. 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?

Media headlines about UNF stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. UniFirst earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the textile maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for UniFirst.

Are investors shorting UniFirst?

UniFirst saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 204,000 shares, an increase of 34.1% from the August 15th total of 152,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 121,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.56%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.01%). 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 Alpha Windward LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Crossmark Global Holdings 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Meeder Asset Management Inc., Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., NEXT Financial Group Inc and First Hawaiian Bank. 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 $196.43.

How big of a company is UniFirst?

UniFirst has a market capitalization of $3.73 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  181 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  279 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  460
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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