$1.07 EPS Expected for UniFirst Corporation (UNF)

March 20, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

 $1.07 EPS Expected for UniFirst Corporation (UNF)
Investors sentiment is 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, 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.
Ameriprise Financial stated it has 161,307 shares. Parametric Assocs Ltd Llc stated it has 25,504 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 661 shares. Huntington National Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 1,285 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.04% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Riverhead Cap Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 1,135 shares. Us Natl Bank De invested 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Com Of Vermont owns 1,060 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Federated Investors Pa invested 0.04% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Ftb Advisors Incorporated invested in 0% or 50 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 8,104 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 8,400 were accumulated by Td Asset Mgmt Inc. Renaissance Tech Limited Company holds 0.01% or 69,500 shares in its portfolio. 2,282 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Deutsche Bankshares Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $1.18 million activity. Ross William Masters had sold 125 shares worth $21,463 on Friday, January 5. $178,538 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) was sold by Katz David Martin on Thursday, January 18.

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 36.49 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 0.34% or $0.525 during the last trading session, reaching $156.175. About 10,405 shares traded. UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has risen 24.32% since March 20, 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 stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Robert W. Baird. Zacks upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $120 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 6. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $163.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 16 by Sidoti. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 1 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 19 report.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has market cap of $3.17 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 41.79 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.

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