Q2 2025 EPS Estimates for Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTAS) Lifted by Zacks Research

Cintas Co. (NASDAQ:CTASFree Report) – Equities research analysts at Zacks Research raised their Q2 2025 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Cintas in a report issued on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now forecasts that the business services provider will post earnings per share of $3.95 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $3.94. The consensus estimate for Cintas’ current full-year earnings is $14.57 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Cintas’ Q4 2025 earnings at $4.11 EPS.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on CTAS. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut Cintas from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $551.00 to $590.00 in a research report on Friday, December 8th. StockNews.com raised Cintas from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price objective on Cintas from $525.00 to $645.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on Cintas from $526.00 to $585.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price objective on Cintas from $540.00 to $640.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Cintas currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $560.57.

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Cintas Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:CTAS opened at $617.89 on Tuesday. Cintas has a 1-year low of $425.00 and a 1-year high of $622.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62, a current ratio of 2.24 and a quick ratio of 1.89. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $584.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $535.07. The company has a market capitalization of $62.64 billion, a PE ratio of 44.84, a PEG ratio of 3.59 and a beta of 1.28.

Cintas (NASDAQ:CTASGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. The business services provider reported $3.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.49 by $0.12. Cintas had a return on equity of 36.78% and a net margin of 15.57%. The firm had revenue of $2.38 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.34 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $3.12 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Janiczek Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in Cintas by 113.0% during the 4th quarter. Janiczek Wealth Management LLC now owns 49 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 26 shares during the period. Quarry LP raised its stake in Cintas by 221.1% during the 1st quarter. Quarry LP now owns 61 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 42 shares during the period. Arlington Partners LLC raised its stake in Cintas by 1,700.0% during the 2nd quarter. Arlington Partners LLC now owns 72 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $36,000 after purchasing an additional 68 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC raised its stake in Cintas by 33.9% during the 3rd quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 75 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $36,000 after purchasing an additional 19 shares during the period. Finally, Turtle Creek Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Cintas during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $46,000. 62.26% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Insider Activity

In other news, CFO J. Michael Hansen sold 9,774 shares of Cintas stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $596.91, for a total transaction of $5,834,198.34. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 37,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $22,522,608.12. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders own 14.90% of the company’s stock.

Cintas Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $1.35 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 14th. This represents a $5.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.87%. Cintas’s payout ratio is currently 39.19%.

Cintas Company Profile

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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.

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