CTAS Stock Overview
Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$358.80|
|52 Week High||US$461.44|
|52 Week Low||US$340.17|
|1 Month Change||-14.36%|
|3 Month Change||-3.44%|
|1 Year Change||2.67%|
|3 Year Change||60.04%|
|5 Year Change||185.78%|
|Change since IPO||7,156.63%|
Recent News & Updates
Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) Shares Could Be 23% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate
Does the May share price for Cintas Corporation ( NASDAQ:CTAS ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate...
Cintas' Fiery Valuation Overshadows Growth Expectations
CTAS enjoys multiple EPS tailwinds manifested in the hospitality sector rebound, introduction of new services, and M&A. Dividend growth trends are likely to persist. Price multiples remain high, narrowing potential returns for long-term investors.
|CTAS||US Commercial Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CTAS exceeded the US Commercial Services industry which returned -5.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CTAS exceeded the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
|CTAS Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Commercial Services Industry Average Movement||7.7%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: CTAS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CTAS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. It operates through Uniform Rental and Facility Services, First Aid and Safety Services, and All Other segments. The company 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, as well as sells uniforms.
Cintas Fundamentals Summary
|CTAS fundamental statistics|
Is CTAS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CTAS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.07b|
Last Reported Earnings
Feb 28, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||11.75|
|Net Profit Margin||15.79%|
How did CTAS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Cintas undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CTAS ($358.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($462.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CTAS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CTAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.5x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (22.3x).
PE vs Market: CTAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.5x) compared to the US market (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CTAS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CTAS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (11.1x) compared to the US Commercial Services industry average (1.7x).
How is Cintas forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 14 analysts?
Future Growth Score2/6
Future Growth Score 2/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CTAS's forecast earnings growth (7.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CTAS's earnings (7.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CTAS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CTAS's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CTAS's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CTAS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (37.2%)
How has Cintas performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CTAS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CTAS's current net profit margins (15.8%) are higher than last year (14.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CTAS's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CTAS's earnings growth over the past year (22.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CTAS earnings growth over the past year (22.6%) underperformed the Commercial Services industry 33.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CTAS's Return on Equity (36.7%) is considered high.
How is Cintas's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CTAS's short term assets ($2.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: CTAS's short term assets ($2.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CTAS's net debt to equity ratio (85.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CTAS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 53.5% to 88.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CTAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.7%).
Interest Coverage: CTAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.1x coverage).
What is Cintas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CTAS's dividend (1.06%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: CTAS's dividend (1.06%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.07%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CTAS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CTAS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.1%), CTAS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (31.5%), CTAS's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Todd Schneider (53 yo)
Mr. Todd M. Schneider serves as Chief Executive Officer & President and a Director at Cintas Corporation since June 1, 2021. Mr. Schneider had been the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Todd's total compensation ($USD3.74M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.26M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Todd's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CTAS's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CTAS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CTAS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Cintas Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cintas Corporation
- Ticker: CTAS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Diversified Support Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$36.659b
- Shares outstanding: 102.32m
- Website: https://www.cintas.com
Number of Employees
- Cintas Corporation
- 6800 Cintas Boulevard
- PO Box 625737
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/19 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.