Cintas Story

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CTAS -- USA Stock  

USD 338.07  0.43  0.13%

The predictive indicators we use to evaluate Cintas help investors to analyze its daily demand and supply, volume, patterns, and price swings to determine the real value of Cintas. We apply different methods to arrive at the intrinsic value of Cintas based on widely used predictive technical indicators. While this unique economic environment continues, Cintas may throw investors more surprises before the next press release. We will evaluate why we are still confident in anticipation of a recovery.
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Should I exit my Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS) holdings?
The company's average rating is Hold from 10 analysts. Macroaxis provides advice on Cintas to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Cintas. Our investment recommendation engine determines the company's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon. The company has Profit Margin (PM) of 12.36 %, which can signify that it executes well on its competitive strategies and has good control over its expenditures. This is very large. Similarly, it shows Operating Margin (OM) of 20.49 %, which suggests for every 100 dollars of sales, it generated a net operating income of 0.2.
The successful prediction of Cintas stock price could yield a significant profit to investors. But is it possible? The efficient-market hypothesis suggests that all published stock prices of traded companies, such as Cintas, already reflect all publicly available information. This academic statement is a fundamental principle of many financial and investing theories used today. However, the typical investor usually disagrees with a 'textbook' version of this hypothesis and continually tries to find mispriced stocks to increase returns. We use internally-developed statistical techniques to arrive at the intrinsic value of Cintas based on Cintas hews, social hype, general headline patterns, and widely used predictive technical indicators. We also calculate exposure to Cintas's market risk, different technical and fundamental indicators, relevant financial multiples and ratios, and then comparing them to Cintas's related companies.

Use Technical Analysis to project Cintas expected Price

Cintas technical stock analysis exercises models and trading practices based on price and volume transformations, such as the moving averages, relative strength index, regressions, price and return correlations, business cycles, stock market cycles, or different charting patterns.
A focus of Cintas technical analysis is to determine if market prices reflect all relevant information impacting that market. A technical analyst looks at the history of Cintas trading pattern rather than external drivers such as economic, fundamental, or social events. It is believed that price action tends to repeat itself due to investors' collective, patterned behavior. Hence technical analysis focuses on identifiable price trends and conditions. More Info...

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions. It is good to see analyst projects for Cintas, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Breaking down Cintas Indicators

Cintas reported the previous year's revenue of 7.09 B. Net Income was 868.2 M with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 3.23 B.
 2017 2018 2019 2020 (projected)
Receivables804.58 M910.12 M870.37 M711.91 M
Inventories280.35 M334.59 M408.9 M327.73 M

Cost of Revenue Breakdown

Cintas Cost of Revenue yearly trend continues to be relatively stable with very little volatility. Cost of Revenue is likely to drop to about 3.7 B. Cost of Revenue usually refers to the aggregate cost of goods produced and sold and services rendered during the reporting period. Cintas Cost of Revenue is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Cintas reported last year Cost of Revenue of 3.85 Billion
20132.44 Billion
20142.48 Billion
20152.69 Billion
20162.94 Billion
20173.57 Billion
20183.76 Billion
20193.85 Billion
20203.65 Billion

Will price continue to spike in October 2020?

The mean deviation is down to 1.27 as of today. Cintas has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.13 and kurtosis of 0.67. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Cintas to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns.

The Bottom Line

While many of the other players within the specialty business services industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Cintas may offer a potential longer-term growth to retail investors. While some retail investors may not share our view we believe it may be a good time to exit Cintas as the risk-reward trade off is not appealing enough to hold a position. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Cintas.

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