Unifirst Corporation (UNF): Price and Financial Metrics

Unifirst Corporation (UNF): $191.04

0.51 (+0.27%)

POWR Rating

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  • UNF scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 89.11% of US stocks.
  • UNF's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • UNF's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 29.02% of US stocks).

UNF Stock Summary

  • UNIFIRST CORP's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 90.26% of US equities in our set.
  • For UNF, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 14.52% of US equities we're observing.
  • The volatility of UNIFIRST CORP's share price is greater than that of just 7.95% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNIFIRST CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be UAMY, MHK, APOG, TREX, and SAIA.
  • UNF's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit UNIFIRST CORP's official web site, go to www.unifirst.com.

UNF Valuation Summary

  • UNF's EV/EBIT ratio is 24.3; this is 41.28% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, UNF's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UNF.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UNF 2022-11-25 1.8 1.9 34.7 24.3
UNF 2022-11-23 1.8 1.9 34.6 24.2
UNF 2022-11-22 1.8 1.9 34.6 24.2
UNF 2022-11-21 1.8 1.9 35.0 24.5
UNF 2022-11-18 1.8 1.9 34.6 24.2
UNF 2022-11-17 1.7 1.8 33.6 23.4

UNF Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 36%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at -21.02%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 7.73%.
UNF's revenue has moved up $334,807,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows UNF's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,000.822 122.649 103.404
2022-06-30 1,949.684 113.617 111.837
2022-03-31 1,902.459 129.179 128.786
2021-12-31 1,865.527 167.383 142.92
2021-09-30 1,826.216 212.302 151.111
2021-06-30 1,789.583 268.775 148.06

UNF's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • UNF has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.73% of graded US stocks.
  • UNF's asset turnover comes in at 0.792 -- ranking 20th of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • BFAM, GHC, and LRN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with UNF.

The table below shows UNF's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-28 0.792 0.375 0.180
2021-05-29 0.791 0.373 0.183
2021-02-27 0.799 0.357 0.158
2020-11-28 0.817 0.355 0.161
2020-08-29 0.836 0.354 0.165
2020-05-30 0.875 0.356 0.184

UNF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of UNF, see our UNF 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 $247.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.1 (Hold)

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UNF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $191.04 52-week high $214.65
Prev. close $190.53 52-week low $154.72
Day low $188.83 Volume 70,300
Day high $191.69 Avg. volume 67,490
50-day MA $177.43 Dividend yield 0.63%
200-day MA $176.58 Market Cap 3.57B

Unifirst Corporation (UNF) Company Bio

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing primarily in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It operates through US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid segments. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

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Below are the latest news stories about UNIFIRST CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UNF as an investment opportunity.

An Intrinsic Calculation For UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Suggests It's 33% Undervalued

How far off is UniFirst Corporation ( NYSE:UNF ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...

Yahoo | November 22, 2022

UniFirst Charity Golf Tournament Raises $25,000 to Benefit New England-based Nonprofit Organizations

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), a North American leader in providing customized business uniform programs, facility service products, and first aid and safety services, announced today that it raised $25,000 for charity at the company's annual Ronald Croatti Memorial Golf Tournament held at the Mt. Hood Country Club in Melrose, Mass.

Yahoo | October 31, 2022

UniFirst Declares Increased Cash Dividends

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today declared increased quarterly cash dividends of $0.310 per share (31.0 cents) on the Company's Common Stock and $0.248 per share (24.8 cents) on the Company's Class B Common Stock. Both dividends are payable on January 4, 2023 to shareholders of record on December 7, 2022. Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) is a North American leader in the supply

Yahoo | October 25, 2022

UniFirst Launches Innovative Visibility Workwear Collection

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), a North American leader in providing customized business uniform programs, facility service products, and first aid and safety services, announces the addition of Spotlite MV to its core uniform rental offerings, exclusively manufactured by UniFirst. The innovative collection is an industry first, designed to meet the unique needs of workers on the go who require garments that are easy to move in, comfortable, stylish, enhance visibility, and keep up with their a

Yahoo | October 25, 2022

UniFirst (UNF) Beats Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

UniFirst (UNF) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 1.70% and 0.77%, respectively, for the quarter ended August 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | October 19, 2022

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UNF Price Returns

1-mo 3.82%
3-mo 8.07%
6-mo 11.76%
1-year 0.36%
3-year -5.83%
5-year 19.07%
YTD -8.73%
2021 -0.14%
2020 5.37%
2019 41.64%
2018 -13.04%
2017 14.91%

UNF Dividends

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