Cintas Corp (NASDAQ:CTAS) Sentiment Report

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The stock increased 0.70% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $120.19. About 440,792 shares traded. TIM Participações S.A. (NYSE:TSU) has risen 48.97% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500.

Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc decreased its stake in Cintas Corp (CTAS) by 20.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The business services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.04. Shell Asset Management Co who had been investing in Cintas Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $16.64 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $19.4. About 334,166 shares traded.

Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, December 21st. It has outperformed by 15.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 0.64 in 2017Q2. Benjamin F Edwards invested in 372 shares. The company was maintained on Friday, February 12 by Topeka Capital Markets. Legacy Capital Partners Inc., a Wisconsin-based fund reported 65,890 shares. The Alkeon Capital Management Llc holds 367,210 shares with $52.98M value, down from 805,910 last quarter. Callahan Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.63% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Badgley Phelps Bell has invested 0.71% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on February, 13 before the open. Pure Advsr Incorporated stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Bokf Na holds 14,627 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Moreover, Public Sector Pension Investment Board has 0.06% invested in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:GAM) for 179 shares. Baring Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 15,034 shares. Next Group reported 0.36% stake. Ironwood Investment Counsel Lc accumulated 7,300 shares. (NYSE:AIG) for 10,300 shares. It also reduced its holding in Forest City Rlty Tr Inc by 586,457 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.19M shares, and cut its stake in Luxfer Hldgs Plc (NYSE:LXFR). One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 92% are positive. Piper Jaffray Companies boosted their target price on Cintas from $117.00 to $129.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday. (NYSE:OKE) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, June 17 by Citigroup. As per Friday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. $267,380 worth of stock was sold by Adolph Gerald S on Tuesday, August 15. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Friday, September 25 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Jyske Bank on Friday, October 30 to "Sell". On Tuesday, September 12 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy". Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 270,485 shares of the business services provider's stock valued at $34,092,000 after buying an additional 9,351 shares during the last quarter. BidaskClub upgraded Cintas from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Cintas's analysts are positive. CTAS was included in 40 notes of analysts from August 14, 2015. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, September 27 with "Underweight". RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $145.0 target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, December 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. Baird reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $143.00 target price (up from $135.00) on shares of Cintas in a research report on Thursday. Macquarie Research has "Neutral" rating and $130 target. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Wednesday, July 29 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 26 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.04.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Gsa Capital Prns Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). Northstar Investment Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 1.82% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) rating on Wednesday, July 27. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS increased its stake in shares of Cintas by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. First Personal Financial Services increased its stake in shares of Cintas by 2.3% in the third quarter. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.04% or 1,926 shares. Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Corporation reported 22,687 shares stake. Weik Inv Service invested 1.07% of its portfolio in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 118,199 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. 42 were accumulated by Parkside Fincl Bank & Tru. Stoneridge Investment Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 313,140 shares or 0.83% of its portfolio. Sit Incorporated accumulated 137,031 shares. Massachusetts-based Cambridge Co has invested 0.03% in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS).

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $371,980 activity. Wehner David M. sold $2.59M worth of stock or 15,470 shares.

Truepoint Inc, which manages about $1.62 billion and $1.02B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BSV) by 39,836 shares to 822,582 shares, valued at $65.66 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Discovery Communications New (NASDAQ:DISCK) by 16,907 shares in the quarter, for a total of 392,443 shares, and has risen its stake in Moodys Corp (NYSE:MCO).

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