$1.56 EPS Expected for UniFirst Corporation (UNF)

June 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.50, from 1.14 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 8 investors sold UniFirst Corporation shares while 53 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 14.29 million shares or 0.78% less from 14.40 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 0.05% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System accumulated 1,725 shares or 0% of the stock. Vanguard Group Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0% stake. Arizona State Retirement Sys has 0.04% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt holds 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 1,447 shares. Symphony Asset Limited has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Bluecrest Capital Mngmt reported 2,116 shares stake. Voya Investment Mngmt Limited, Georgia-based fund reported 6,684 shares. Salem Investment Counselors owns 12,681 shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 10,363 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Axiom International Invsts Limited Liability Corporation De has 0.05% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Robecosam Ag stated it has 457 shares. Third Avenue Ltd Liability, New York-based fund reported 29,910 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 3,433 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $1.45 million activity. Ross William Masters had sold 119 shares worth $18,207. Another trade for 1,003 shares valued at $155,515 was sold by Katz David Martin. Another trade for 1,202 shares valued at $204,653 was made by Croatti Michael A on Tuesday, January 16. $155,730 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) was sold by Sintros Steven S.

Analysts expect UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) to report $1.56 EPS on June, 27.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 14.71 % from last quarter’s $1.36 EPS. UNF’s profit would be $29.84M giving it 29.32 P/E if the $1.56 EPS is correct. After having $1.38 EPS previously, UniFirst Corporation’s analysts see 13.04 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $182.95. About 41,522 shares traded. UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has risen 25.23% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.66% the S&P500.

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering UniFirst (NYSE:UNF), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. UniFirst had 3 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 28 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of UNF in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has market cap of $3.50 billion. It operates through US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid divisions. It has a 33.26 P/E ratio. The firm designs, makes, 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.

More news for UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “UniFirst Corporation Plans to Announce Third Quarter Results on June 27, 2018” on June 02, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Haynes International, Otter Tail, Unifirst, Chubb, Trex, and Noble …” and published on May 29, 2018 is yet another important article.

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