Analysts See $1.07 EPS for UniFirst Corporation (UNF)

March 15, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

 Analysts See $1.07 EPS for UniFirst Corporation (UNF)
Investors sentiment is 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 11 investors sold UniFirst Corporation shares while 56 reduced holdings. only 17 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 14.74 million shares or 0.52% more from 14.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
River Road Asset Mngmt Ltd Company reported 376,887 shares stake. Riverhead Capital Management Lc stated it has 1,135 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Btim invested in 187,170 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Huntington Fincl Bank reported 1,285 shares. Aperio Grp Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 4,562 shares. Fifth Third Bancshares reported 200 shares stake. 60,079 were accumulated by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. 64,273 are owned by Kennedy Cap Management. Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 6,964 shares. Eagle Asset Mngmt accumulated 22,647 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Tpg Group Hldg (Sbs) Advsrs owns 1.63% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 666,105 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Limited Com owns 40,358 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0.01% or 24,479 shares in its portfolio. Natixis accumulated 2,257 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $1.18 million activity. Another trade for 119 shares valued at $18,207 was made by Ross William Masters on Monday, February 5. $178,744 worth of stock was sold by Croatti Michael A on Friday, February 16.

Analysts expect UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) to report $1.07 EPS on April, 4.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 2.73 % from last quarter’s $1.1 EPS. UNF’s profit would be $21.71 million giving it 37.24 P/E if the $1.07 EPS is correct. After having $1.60 EPS previously, UniFirst Corporation’s analysts see -33.13 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.78% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $159.4. About 33,908 shares traded. UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has risen 24.32% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.62% the S&P500.

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. UniFirst Corp had 10 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. Robert W. Baird upgraded UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) rating on Thursday, June 29. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $163 target. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 1 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 3 report. The stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. Sidoti upgraded the shares of UNF in report on Wednesday, December 16 to “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 $3.23 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 42.65 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 notable recent UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) news were published by: which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Interface, Unifirst and Stanley Black & Decker” on March 06, 2018, also with their article: “Healthiest Employers” published on March 12, 2018, published: “UniFirst: A Ton Of Catalysts, But Performance Needs To Improve” on November 14, 2017. More interesting news about UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) were released by: and their article: “UniFirst Unveils New Race Car Design for Driver William Byron for the 2018 …” published on January 15, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “UniFirst Corporation Names Steven S. Sintros President and Chief Executive Officer” with publication date: July 31, 2017.

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