Cintas Corporation (CTAS) Analysts See $1.80 EPS

September 16, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.21, from 0.94 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 23 investors sold Cintas Corporation shares while 176 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 69.70 million shares or 1.13% more from 68.92 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Cambridge Tru reported 1,900 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Daiwa Grp Inc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Pictet And Cie (Europe) Sa owns 0.28% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 9,800 shares. Whittier Tru Communication has 759 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Brown Advisory reported 1.60 million shares. New York-based Horizon Kinetics Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Checchi Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 1,631 shares. Mai Capital Mgmt holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 7,016 shares. Natixis holds 0% or 4,310 shares. United Kingdom-based Legal & General Public Ltd Liability has invested 0.06% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 20,749 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Ltd Liability Company owns 3,648 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts Inc has 0.02% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 20,902 shares. 8,128 are held by Cim Limited Liability Com. Asset Inc has 7,188 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $3.31 million activity. FROOMAN THOMAS E sold $2.02 million worth of stock or 11,500 shares.

Analysts expect Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) to report $1.80 EPS on September, 25.They anticipate $0.32 EPS change or 21.62 % from last quarter’s $1.48 EPS. CTAS’s profit would be $191.30 million giving it 29.79 P/E if the $1.80 EPS is correct. After having $1.77 EPS previously, Cintas Corporation’s analysts see 1.69 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.52% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $214.48. About 312,722 shares traded. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 58.09% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.47% the S&P500.

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Cintas has $21000 highest and $152 lowest target. $192.38’s average target is -10.30% below currents $214.48 stock price. Cintas had 11 analyst reports since March 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, March 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, March 23 with “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 13 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, July 18 by Morgan Stanley. Goldman Sachs initiated Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) on Tuesday, March 27 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 20 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, March 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, March 22. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CTAS in report on Friday, March 23 with “Underweight” rating.

Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $22.80 billion. It operates through Uniform Rental and Facility Services; First Aid and Safety Services; and All Other divisions. It has a 28.36 P/E ratio. The firm rents and services uniforms and other garments, including flame resistant clothing, mats, mops and shop towels, and other ancillary items; and provides restroom cleaning services and supplies, and carpet and tile cleaning services, as well as sells uniforms directly.

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