Cintas Corp. (NASDAQ:CTAS)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $117.65 and last traded at $114.71, with a volume of 1,386,646 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $107.42.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Cintas Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $120.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Barclays PLC dropped their price target on Cintas Corp. from $105.00 to $95.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 20th. Nomura reissued a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 price target on shares of Cintas Corp. in a research note on Friday, July 15th. Robert W. Baird raised Cintas Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price target for the company from $111.00 to $140.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. restated a “neutral” rating and set a $106.00 price objective (up from $95.00) on shares of Cintas Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $109.50.

The firm has a market cap of $12.05 billion and a PE ratio of 18.53. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $104.02 and a 200 day moving average of $93.30.

Cintas Corp. (NASDAQ:CTAS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 19th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.08. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.86 earnings per share. The firm earned $1.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.25 billion. Analysts anticipate that Cintas Corp. will post $4.43 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Gerald S. Adolph sold 2,000 shares of Cintas Corp. stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.12, for a total value of $216,240.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 11,590 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,253,110.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Other large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. boosted its stake in Cintas Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 12,384 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,128,000 after buying an additional 230 shares during the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Cintas Corp. by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 17,264 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,572,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK boosted its stake in Cintas Corp. by 19.3% in the fourth quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 18,326 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,693,000 after buying an additional 2,967 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its stake in Cintas Corp. by 157.0% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 40,781 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,713,000 after buying an additional 24,913 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KBC Group NV boosted its stake in Cintas Corp. by 42.9% in the fourth quarter. KBC Group NV now owns 102,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,332,000 after buying an additional 30,747 shares during the last quarter.

Cintas Corporation provides products and services to businesses of all types. The Company is a provider of corporate identity uniforms through rental and sales programs, as well as a provider of related business services, including entrance mats, restroom cleaning services and supplies, carpet and tile cleaning services, and first aid, safety and fire protection products and services.

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