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Cintas' Fiery Valuation Overshadows Growth Expectations

May 03, 2022 12:09 PM ETCintas Corporation (CTAS) StockSAP
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  • CTAS enjoys multiple EPS tailwinds manifested in the hospitality sector rebound, introduction of new services, and M&A.
  • Dividend growth trends are likely to persist.
  • Price multiples remain high, narrowing potential returns for long-term investors.

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Investment Thesis

Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS) is one of these companies you buy in the hopes their revenue grows enough that your investment would make sense. Here are the returns based on the current share price:

  • EPS/Price: 2.9% FCF/Price: 3.0%

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Bashar is a contributing writer at Seeking Alpha, focusing on Long/Short investment ideas, with a geographic focus in North America. Before that, Bashar worked at an Investment Fund in the United Kingdom. He has a Master's degree in Finance from the Queen Mary University of London and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Middlesex University.

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