Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Shorts Decreased By 28.01%

June 27, 2018 - By Toni Killen

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.64 in 2018 Q1. It has change of 0.50, from 2017Q4’s 1.14. The ratio increased due to UniFirst Corporation positioning: 8 sold and 53 reduced. 36 funds amassed positions and 64 increased positions. Investors holded 14.40 million in 2017Q4 but now own 14.29 million shares or 0.78% less.
Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Com reported 132,775 shs stake. Ellington Group Limited Liability Co holds 0.02% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 1,800 shs. Qs Ltd accumulated 3 shs. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.01% or 39,432 shs. Salem Counselors holds 0.22% of its capital in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 12,681 shs. Great Lakes Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.14% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Arizona State Retirement System, Arizona-based fund reported 24,384 shs. Schwab Charles Investment holds 0.01% of its capital in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 110,771 shs. Piedmont Advsr Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.01% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0% of its capital in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 1,725 shs. Wells Fargo Mn owns 0.01% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 106,007 shs. Reinhart Ptnrs Inc reported 9,013 shs or 0.15% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 3,433 shs or 0% of its capital. Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 10,041 shs. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag has 0.01% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 123,166 shs.

UniFirst Corporation had 13 insider sales and 0 buys since January 5, 2018. This’s net activity of $1.44 million. DIFILLIPPO DAVID A sold $169,138 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) on Monday, April 23. 1,202 shs valued at $204,653 were sold by Croatti Michael A on Tuesday, January 16. On Friday, January 5 Ross William Masters also sold $21,463 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). The insider Sintros Steven S sold $155,730.

Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) registered a decrease of 28.01% in shares shorted. In June was published UNF’s total 125,700 shares shorted by FINRA. The 174,600 previous shares are down with 28.01%. 3 days will cost UNF with 48,000 average volume to recover its former position. Float short on Unifirst Corporation is 0.83%.

UNF is hitting $180.3 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.69%.Currently UniFirst Corporation is uptrending after 25.23% change in last June 27, 2017. UNF has also 35,440 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 12.66%.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe.The company has $3.45 billion market cap. It operates through US Rental and Cleaning, Canadian Rental and Cleaning, Manufacturing, Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning, and First Aid divisions.32.78 is the 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.

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Ratings Coverage

In total 2 analysts cover UniFirst (NYSE:UNF). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 3 are the (NYSE:UNF)’s analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, March 28 the stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, January 3 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”.

More recent UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) news were brought out by Benzinga.com, Globenewswire.com and Benzinga.com. The first one has “8 Stocks To Watch For June 27, 2018” as a title and was brought out on June 27, 2018. The next is “UniFirst Announces 2018 Aldo Croatti and Ronald D. Croatti Scholarship Recipients” on June 25, 2018. And last was brought out on June 27, 2018, called “Earnings Scheduled For June 27, 2018”.

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