Unifirst Corporation (UNF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2017

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Unifirst Corporation ( UNF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.038 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 05, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UNF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that UNF has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $164.5, the dividend yield is .09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNF was $164.5, representing a -2.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $168.05 and a 31.76% increase over the 52 week low of $124.85.

UNF is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Johnson Controls International plc ( JCI ) and TAL Education Group ( TAL ). UNF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.43. Zacks Investment Research reports UNF's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -.32%, compared to an industry average of 15%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UNF Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to UNF through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNF as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Industrials Portfolio ( PSCI )
  • PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( XSHQ )
  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XSLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of 12.61% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UNF at 1.67%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: UNF , JCI , TAL , PSCI , XSHQ , XSLV

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