EPS for UniFirst Corporation (UNF) Expected At $1.07

March 15, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 EPS for UniFirst Corporation (UNF) Expected At $1.07
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.
Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.05% or 63,604 shares. Invesco has 0.01% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 89,739 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Lc holds 0.01% or 129,734 shares. Principal Fincl Gp Inc holds 125,006 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 6,233 shares. Ameriprise Finance invested in 161,307 shares. Moreover, First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 0.1% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Moreover, Rmb Capital Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Fifth Third Commercial Bank accumulated 200 shares or 0% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insur Co The accumulated 0.01% or 38,700 shares. Sector Pension Investment Board holds 0.01% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 9,841 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability invested in 680,674 shares. Timessquare Management Ltd Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 278,610 shares. Millennium Limited Liability has 6,526 shares. Swiss State Bank stated it has 0% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF).

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $1.18 million activity. 1,216 shares were sold by Croatti Michael A, worth $205,492 on Thursday, December 14. On Friday, January 5 the insider Ross William Masters sold $21,463.

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 $21.71M giving it 36.82 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 1.13% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $157.6. About 58,384 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 stock has “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Wednesday, December 16. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, June 29. Robert W. Baird maintained UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) rating on Friday, October 6. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $163.0 target. Robert W. Baird maintained UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of UNF in report on Thursday, October 19 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 1 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Robert W. Baird. As per Wednesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has market cap of $3.20 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 42.17 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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