Cintas Corporation (CTAS): Price and Financial Metrics

Cintas Corporation (CTAS): $356.84

-0.96 (-0.27%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where CTAS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CTAS is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • CTAS's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 17.86% of US stocks).

CTAS Stock Summary

  • CTAS has a higher market value than 92.96% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $37,588,033,887.
  • Cintas Corp's stock had its IPO on March 14, 1989, making it an older stock than 88.79% of US equities in our set.
  • The volatility of Cintas Corp's share price is greater than that of just 0.32% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Cintas Corp are HRL, CSGP, PAYX, AVTR, and RACE.
  • CTAS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Cintas Corp's official web site, go to

CTAS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, CTAS's price/earnings ratio is 22.7% higher, now standing at 37.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, CTAS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up $9.7.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CTAS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CTAS 2017-02-08 2.4 5.9 22.8 15.5
CTAS 2012-05-07 1.3 2.3 17.6 11.6
CTAS 2008-05-12 1.2 2.1 13.8 9.5
CTAS 2007-12-31 1.4 2.4 16.2 10.7
CTAS 2006-12-12 1.9 3.3 20.4 13.4
CTAS 2002-07-12 3.5 5.7 33.6 20.8

CTAS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CTAS, see our CTAS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $370.22 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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CTAS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $356.84 52-week high $369.20
Prev. close $357.80 52-week low $254.07
Day low $354.56 Volume 356,400
Day high $360.00 Avg. volume 420,846
50-day MA $351.08 Dividend yield 0.84%
200-day MA $343.32 Market Cap 37.48B

Cintas Corporation (CTAS) Company Bio

Cintas Corporation designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, first aid, safety and fire protection products and services. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

CTAS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$356.84$188.39 -46%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Cintas Corp. To summarize, we found that Cintas Corp ranked in the 38th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Cintas Corp ended up being:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 88.01% of its sector Industrials.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 7% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 21.87% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • CTAS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 43.29% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest CTAS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Cintas Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CTAS as an investment opportunity.

Cintas Canada Unveils Five Finalists in the 2021 Canada’s Best Restroom Contest

Cintas Canada, Ltd. invites the public to vote for the five finalists in the 2021 Canada’s Best Restroom contest! The polls are open now through July 9 at facility that receives the most votes will win $2,500 in facility services from Cintas to help maintain their award-winning washrooms.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

Nominations Now Open for the 2021 Cintas C.A.P.E. Awards, Recognizing EVS Technicians

To recognize and honor the heroic work of outstanding Environmental Services (EVS) technicians, Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) is accepting nominations for the 2021 C.A.P.E. Award (Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience) through August 9, 2021.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

Introducing the Cintas Total Clean Program™: First-of-its-Kind Program for Helping Customers Offer Cleaner, Safer Environments

To support a variety of businesses, the Total Clean Program includes a wide array of products, deliveries and on-site services to choose from.

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

Do Institutions Own Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Shares?

If you want to know who really controls Cintas Corporation ( NASDAQ:CTAS ), then you'll have to look at the makeup of...

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Cintas Corporation Climbs 31 Places on 2021 Fortune 500 List

Cintas’ continued commitment to helping its more than 1 million customers get Ready for the Workday® nets a jump in the 2021 Fortune 500 rankings.

Yahoo | June 3, 2021

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CTAS Price Returns

1-mo 2.54%
3-mo 7.38%
6-mo 1.14%
1-year 32.52%
3-year 93.61%
5-year 302.82%
YTD 1.39%
2020 32.74%
2019 61.73%
2018 9.04%
2017 36.32%
2016 28.56%

CTAS Dividends

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Continue Researching CTAS

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Cintas Corp (CTAS) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Cintas Corp (CTAS) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Cintas Corp (CTAS) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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