Credit Suisse Analyzed Cintas (CTAS) with $205 Target; Shorts at Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) Lowered By 13.45%

August 10, 2018 - By Jack Shaw

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Credit Suisse has initiated its coverage on Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), today Friday morning. The financial firm finds the stock of CTAS attractive and has price target of $205 with Neutral rating.

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII) had a decrease of 13.45% in short interest. HSII’s SI was 128,700 shares in August as released by FINRA. Its down 13.45% from 148,700 shares previously. With 154,300 avg volume, 1 days are for Heidrick & Struggles International Inc (NASDAQ:HSII)’s short sellers to cover HSII’s short positions. The SI to Heidrick & Struggles International Inc’s float is 0.75%. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $43.8. About 87,786 shares traded. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) has risen 71.08% since August 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.51% the S&P500. Some Historical HSII News: 23/04/2018 – HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES 1Q REV. $164.7M, EST. $155.7M; 09/04/2018 – Hnn-Hui Hii Joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner in the Industrial Practice; 21/03/2018 – Heidrick & Struggles’ “Journey to the Top – Female Leadership Forum “; 15/05/2018 – HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL – ISS RECOMMENDED STOCKHOLDERS VOTE IN FAVOR OF ITEM SEEKING APPROVAL OF GSP, CHANGING ITS MAY 8 RECOMMENDATION; 21/03/2018 – HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES NAMES MARK HARRIS CFO; 22/03/2018 – CFO Moves: Campbell Soup, Heidrick & Struggles, Rogers, Yara; 08/03/2018 Heidrick & Struggles Adds 18 New Partners and Principals Across Executive Search and Heidrick Consulting Globally; 23/04/2018 – Heidrick & Struggles 1Q Rev $164.7M; 03/05/2018 – Heidrick & Struggles Adds Six Executive Search Consultants Globally; 23/04/2018 – Heidrick & Struggles 1Q EPS 53c

Among 7 analysts covering Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Cintas has $21000 highest and $152 lowest target. $187.71’s average target is -11.21% below currents $211.4 stock price. Cintas had 9 analyst reports since March 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, July 18 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) on Friday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) on Friday, March 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Friday, March 23 by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, March 23. Robert W. Baird maintained Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) on Thursday, March 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, March 27.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 42 investors sold Cintas Corporation shares while 179 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 68.92 million shares or 0.93% more from 68.29 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Corp holds 12,015 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Hanson Mcclain invested 0% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Etrade Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 1,667 shares. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management holds 3,404 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Pennsylvania Trust accumulated 1,175 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Korea Inv reported 779 shares. 10,662 were reported by Sumitomo Life Ins Com. Nordea Invest Mngmt Ab stated it has 7,392 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership reported 1,556 shares. Millennium Mngmt Limited Com invested in 115,490 shares. 6,069 were reported by Bartlett And Limited Liability Co. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 21,121 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board invested 0.04% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Prelude Cap Management Lc has 0.06% invested in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) for 4,920 shares. Creative Planning has 7,009 shares.

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $211.4. About 329,306 shares traded. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) has risen 44.04% since August 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.47% the S&P500. Some Historical CTAS News: 22/03/2018 – CINTAS 3Q REV. $1.59B, EST. $1.57B; 27/03/2018 – NJ Warn Notices: Cintas Corporation – 05/31/2018; 10/04/2018 – Tracking Thrilling Thrones: Cintas Seeks Nominations for Annual America’s Best Restroom® Contest; 13/03/2018 – Cintas Canada Seeks Washrooms that Wow for the Annual Canada’s Best Restroom Contest®; 10/04/2018 – Tracking Thrilling Thrones: Cintas Seeks Nominations for Annual America’s Best Restroom® Contest; 13/03/2018 Cintas Canada Seeks Washrooms that Wow for the Annual Canada’s Best Restroom Contest®; 22/05/2018 – Cintas App Helps Memorial Day Travelers Avoid ‘Spotty Potties’; 22/03/2018 – CINTAS 3Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS $1.37, EST. $1.27; 10/05/2018 – Bessemer Group Incorporated Buys New 1.1% Position in Cintas; 26/04/2018 – OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Angola, IN with Highest Safety Designation

Analysts await Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) to report earnings on September, 25. They expect $1.79 earnings per share, up 20.95% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.48 per share. CTAS’s profit will be $190.24 million for 29.53 P/E if the $1.79 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.77 actual earnings per share reported by Cintas Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.13% EPS growth.

Cintas Corporation provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $22.47 billion. It operates through Uniform Rental and Facility Services; First Aid and Safety Services; and All Other divisions. It has a 27.95 P/E ratio. The firm 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, and carpet and tile cleaning services, as well as sells uniforms directly.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.31 million activity. 11,500 shares were sold by FROOMAN THOMAS E, worth $2.02 million. $1.29 million worth of Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) was sold by Holloman James Phillip on Monday, April 30.

More notable recent Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Which of these restrooms is the best in the US? PHOTOS” on August 07, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “UPDATED—Cintas unveils finalists for America’s best bathroom, and one is in Wisconsin: Slideshow” published on August 07, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Cintas Earnings Preview” on July 19, 2018. More interesting news about Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Cintas Makes a Splash with the Top 10 America’s Best Restroom” published on August 06, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Cintas (CTAS) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” with publication date: July 23, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2018 Q1. Its down 1.02, from 2.3 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 6 investors sold Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 15.46 million shares or 0.65% less from 15.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Spark Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII). Moreover, Invesco Ltd has 0% invested in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII). Clarivest Asset has 4,030 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr has invested 0% in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII). State Street, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 535,998 shares. Strs Ohio owns 25,400 shares. Legal And General Group Public Ltd Com accumulated 0% or 34,766 shares. Morgan Stanley has 85,509 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard holds 0% or 1.05 million shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 13,469 shares. Element Capital Management Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII). Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) for 76,358 shares. 7,400 are held by Ellington Grp Limited. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 48 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Blackrock invested in 2.46M shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 2 analysts covering Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ:HSII), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Heidrick & Struggles had 3 analyst reports since February 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 26 report. The company was maintained on Monday, April 23 by SunTrust. The stock has “Buy” rating by Barrington on Tuesday, April 24.

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