$1.24 EPS Expected for Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

February 27, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 $1.24 EPS Expected for Cintas Corporation (CTAS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 37 investors sold Cintas Corporation shares while 174 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes. 69.32 million shares or 1.23% more from 68.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
309,882 were accumulated by Los Angeles Mgmt & Equity Rech Inc. First Citizens Bank & Trust Com invested in 0.32% or 16,990 shares. Sei Invests has invested 0.02% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). World Asset Mgmt holds 0.05% or 10,512 shares in its portfolio. Prelude Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Co, New York-based fund reported 42 shares. 628 are owned by Sun Life. Lpl Fincl Ltd holds 29,912 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Holdings Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 14,718 shares. Quantitative Investment Ltd Liability accumulated 0.02% or 11,700 shares. Exxonmobil Inv Mngmt Tx has 15,596 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 9,168 are held by State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue. The Pennsylvania-based Miller Investment L P has invested 0.14% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma owns 0.06% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 21,613 shares. Bp Public Ltd Co holds 0.39% or 76,000 shares in its portfolio. Peak6 Invests Lp has 8,007 shares.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1.99 million activity.

Analysts expect Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) to report $1.24 EPS on March, 28.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 11.71 % from last quarter’s $1.11 EPS. CTAS’s profit would be $132.05M giving it 34.46 P/E if the $1.24 EPS is correct. After having $1.31 EPS previously, Cintas Corporation’s analysts see -5.34 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $170.92. About 513,075 shares traded. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 32.38% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.68% the S&P500.

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Cintas had 42 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Friday, August 26. As per Wednesday, April 13, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley initiated Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) on Friday, August 14 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 25. As per Tuesday, March 22, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, August 26. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of CTAS in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, June 27, the company rating was downgraded by Nomura. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Friday, September 25 report.

Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $18.20 billion. It operates through Uniform Rental and Facility Services; First Aid and Safety Services; and All Other divisions. It has a 33.88 P/E ratio. The firm rents and services uniforms and other garments, including flame resistant clothing, mats, mops and shop towels, and other ancillary items; and provides restroom cleaning services and supplies, and carpet and tile cleaning services, as well as sells uniforms directly.

More notable recent Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “When Mother Nature Calls, Cintas Comes to the Rescue” on February 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Cintas: Is This Really How Much Quality Costs?” published on February 21, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Cintas Kicks-off Fifth-Annual Nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest” on January 29, 2018. More interesting news about Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “First Week of CTAS April 20th Options Trading” published on February 27, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Pembroke Pines, FL with Highest Safety Designation” with publication date: February 21, 2018.

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