Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) Short Interest Rose By 12.75%

May 3, 2018 - By Anthony Rauscher

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 1.06. The ratio improved due to UniFirst Corporation positioning: 14 sold and 57 reduced. 32 funds amassed holdings and 49 increased holdings. Investors holded 14.74 million in 2017Q3 but now own 14.40 million shares or 2.29% less.
Fil Ltd reported 23,611 shs. 200 were accumulated by Fifth Third Commercial Bank. First Quadrant Lp Ca holds 0.1% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 31,919 shs. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny accumulated 4,711 shs. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 0.01% of its capital in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Moreover, Victory has 0.2% invested in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 588,078 shs. Fdx stated it has 0.01% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Vanguard Group has 1.46 million shs for 0.01% of their capital. Ameriprise Finance holds 0.01% or 147,997 shs. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 21,851 shs. Int Gru Inc holds 24,726 shs. Rockefeller Svcs, a New York-based fund reported 2,335 shs. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 2,708 shs. Jefferies Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Corp invested in 1,800 shs. Ny State Common Retirement Fund invested in 65,189 shs.

UniFirst Corporation had 13 insider sales and 0 insider buys since December 14, 2017. This’s net activity of $1.50 million. On Monday, March 5 Ross William Masters sold $20,338 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 131 shs. Katz David Martin sold $178,239 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) on Monday, December 18. $169,138 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) shs were sold by DIFILLIPPO DAVID A.

It was showed an increase on Unifirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF)’s shorted shares with 12.75%. It was issued in May by FINRA the 144,100 shorted shares on UNF. Previously was reported up change of 12.75% from 127,800 shares. With Average volume 74,800, UNF’s former position will take 2 days to restore. 0.95% is Unifirst Corporation float short.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $160.65.Currently UniFirst Corporation is uptrending after 7.02% change in last May 3, 2017. UNF has 34,187 shares volume. UNF underperformed by 4.53% the S&P500.

UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe.The company has $3.07 billion market cap. 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 29.21. 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”. (NYSE:UNF) has 50% bullish analysts. 3 are the (NYSE:UNF)’s ratings reports on May 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has “Buy” rating given by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, March 28 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”.

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