Pro-Unifirst Corp Big Money Sentiment Runs Low in Q2 2018, Currently at 1.23

November 10, 2018 - By Mary Bollinger

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Unifirst Corp’s Sentiment

In 2018 Q2 Unifirst Corp (NYSE:UNF) big money sentiment decreased to 1.23, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.41, from 2018Q1’s 1.64. 92 funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 75 cut down and sold their equity positions in Unifirst Corp so the sentiment dived. Funds own 14.33 million shares, up from 14.29 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding Unifirst Corp in top 10 changed to 0 from 0 for the same number . 17 Investors Sold All; 58 Reduced Holdings; 59 increased stakes while 33 funds bought stakes.

Biggest Unifirst Corp Shareholders

River Road Asset Management Llc owns 318,490 shares in Unifirst Corp as of 2018 Q2. Unifirst Corp’s shareholder Tpg Group Holdings (Sbs) Advisors Inc. owns 500,646 shares as of 2018 Q2. Further, Mesirow Financial Investment Management reported 64,290 shares in Unifirst Corp equivalent to 1.05% of its US long stock exposure. The Tennessee-based fund New South Capital Management Inc have invested about 0.93% of the fund’s stock portfolio in Unifirst Corp. The Tennessee-based fund Martin & Co Inc Tn holds 14,687 shares or 0.83% of their US long stock exposure.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe.The firm is valued at $2.83 billion. It operates through US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid divisions.The P/E ratio is 18.03. 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.

UNF hit $148 during the last trading session after $1.34 change.UniFirst Corporation has volume of 55,436 shares. Since November 10, 2017 UNF has risen 28.20% and is uptrending. UNF outperformed the S&P500 by 12.58%.

Investors expect UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)’s quarterly earnings on January, 2., according to Faxor. earnings per share of $1.92 is 20.00 % up from 2017’s $1.6 EPS. If UNF’s EPS is $1.92 the profit will reach $36.75M for 19.27 P/E. -6.80 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $2.06 earnings per share was published for previous quarter.

Ohio-based Fifth Third Bankshares has invested 0% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Moreover, Victory Mngmt has 0.21% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 564,564 shs. Wesbanco State Bank invested 0.05% of its capital in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Bluemountain Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 2,865 shs. Price T Rowe Md owns 4,928 shs. Plante Moran Advisors Ltd Co holds 0% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 18 shs. Waratah Advsrs reported 0.73% stake. Bragg Financial Advsrs Inc reported 0.44% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Zeke Advsrs Limited Com has 0.02% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 1,169 shs. Martingale Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 21,003 shs. Swiss National Bank & Trust holds 0.01% or 25,600 shs. Timessquare Cap Ltd Co has 236,575 shs for 0.28% of their capital. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, a Colorado-based fund reported 2,356 shs. The Maryland-based Proshare Limited Liability Co has invested 0% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Federated Invsts Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 46,814 shs.

UniFirst Corporation registered $3.88 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 12 insider sales since May 22, 2018. Iandoli Michael sold $111,222 worth of stock or 594 shs. CAMILLI KATHLEEN M sold $70,262 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) on Monday, July 30. Sintros Steven S sold 902 shs worth $155,730. $402,226 worth of stock was sold by The Ronald D Croatti Trust – 1993 on Monday, September 17.

There’s a substantial UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) news released by Seekingalpha.com. It’s an item titled: “UniFirst: Pullback Looks Closer To Fair Value” on October 26, 2018.

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