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UNF Unifirst PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Unifirst stock stands at 25.74 as of May 21, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $6.38 and the stock price of $164.25 per share. A decrease of 10% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 28.5 of the last 4 quarters.

UNF PE ratio history

How has UNF's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Unifirst has been 24.03. The current 25.74 PE ratio is 7% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, UNF's PE ratio was at its highest in the Nov 2017 quarter at 39.99, with a price of $157.55 and an EPS of $3.94. The Aug 2014 quarter recorded the bottom point at 15.41, with a price of $96.95 and an EPS of $6.29.


Unifirst PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 93.93% in 2017

Maximum annual decrease: -44.62% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 30.14 -6.02%
2022 32.07 16.62%
2021 27.5 4.13%
2020 26.41 31.72%
2019 20.05 -4.8%
2018 21.06 -44.62%
2017 38.03 93.93%
2016 19.61 17.85%
2015 16.64 7.98%
2014 15.41 -1.34%

UNF average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of UNF for the past years

Currently, UNF's PE ratio is greater than its 10-year historical average, but it is below the 3 and 5-year averages.

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UNF PE vs peers

What is UNF's PE ratio compared to its peers

UNF's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock CTAS, but it is greater than ARMK's and ABM's. Unifirst is presently trading at a higher PE ratio (25.74) than its peer group average of 23.4.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
ABM Abm Industries Inc 12.31 $3.06B
ARMK Aramark 13.71 $8.66B
HCSG Healthcare Services Group Inc 20.02 $840.31M
UNF Unifirst Corp 25.74 $3.06B
CTAS Cintas Corp 47.55 $71.02B

Frequently asked questions

What is Unifirst's PE ratio?

As of May 21, 2024, UNF stock has a price to earnings ratio of 25.74.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Unifirst (UNF)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for UNF stock is 28.76.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Unifirst (UNF)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for UNF stock is 26.57.

What is the highest PE ratio for UNF?

In the last ten years, the Nov 2017 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 39.99.

How does the current PE ratio for UNF compare to its historical average?

UNF's current price to earnings ratio is 7% above its 10-year historical average.

How is UNF's PE ratio calculated (Unifirst PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (May 21, 2024), Unifirst's stock price is $164.25. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Feb 2024 is $6.38. Therefore, Unifirst's P/E ratio for today is 25.74. PE RATIO(25.74) = STOCK PRICE($164.25) / TTM EPS($6.38)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.