UniFirst (UNF) Reaches $154.60 Formed H&S; Verint Systems (VRNT) Sentiment Is 1.47

UniFirst Corporation (UNF) formed H&S with $146.87 target or 5.00% below today’s $154.60 share price. UniFirst Corporation (UNF) has $3.14B valuation. The stock increased 1.01% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $154.6. About 24,815 shares traded. UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has risen 24.32% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.62% the S&P500.

Verint Systems Inc. provides actionable intelligence solutions and value-added services worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.48 billion. The Company’s Customer Engagement Solutions segment provides voice of the customer solutions, including interaction analytics, enterprise feedback, and digital feedback; workforce optimization solutions, such as intelligent recording, analytics-driven quality, coaching/learning, workforce management, work allocation, desktop and process analytics, robotic process automation, and performance management; employee engagement solutions comprising workforce optimization, knowledge management, employee desktop, case management, internal communities, gamification, mobile workforce apps, and voice of the employee; engagement channel solutions consisting of Web/mobile self-service, voice self-service, customer communities, email/secure messaging, Web chat, co-browse, mobile messaging, and social engagement; and security, fraud, and compliance solutions, including compliance recording, fraud and identity analytics, trading compliance, branch surveillance and investigation, and public safety compliance. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s Cyber Intelligence Solutions segment offers security and intelligence data mining software solutions, which are used for a range of applications, such as predictive intelligence, advanced and complex investigations, security threat analysis, and electronic data and physical assets protection, as well as for generating legal evidence and preventing criminal activity and terrorism.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Verint Systems’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Verint Systems, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $43.0 while the high is $44.0. The stock’s average target of $43.50 is 11.68% above today’s ($38.95) share price. VRNT was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. The company was initiated on Friday, February 10 by Goldman Sachs. Imperial Capital maintained Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) on Friday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating.

The stock increased 0.52% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $38.95. About 333,441 shares traded. Verint Systems Inc. (VRNT) has risen 23.95% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.25% the S&P500.

Rgm Capital Llc holds 6.73% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. for 1.56 million shares. Lapides Asset Management Llc owns 513,600 shares or 4.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ack Asset Management Llc has 3.99% invested in the company for 345,000 shares. The New York-based Freshford Capital Management Llc has invested 3.22% in the stock. Bernzott Capital Advisors, a California-based fund reported 520,009 shares.

Analysts await Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) to report earnings on March, 27. They expect $0.77 EPS, up 20.31% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.64 per share. VRNT’s profit will be $49.11 million for 12.65 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Verint Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 87.80% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. UniFirst Corp had 10 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 12. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Tuesday, September 1. Robert W. Baird maintained UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) rating on Friday, October 6. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $163.0 target. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $190.0 target in Wednesday, January 3 report. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 16 by Sidoti. The stock of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird downgraded UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) on Friday, July 1 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”.

Analysts await UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) to report earnings on April, 4. They expect $1.07 EPS, down 2.73% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.1 per share. UNF’s profit will be $21.71 million for 36.12 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.60 actual EPS reported by UniFirst Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.13% negative EPS growth.

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