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Cintas: Checks All The Boxes, Except For One

Mar. 22, 2023 10:44 PM ETCintas Corporation (CTAS)ARMK, ECL, UNF5 Comments
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Allen Greathouse


  • I often run screeners looking for companies with sustained high returns on capital as I believe those companies have the potential to generate significant alpha.
  • Cintas has an impressive Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) 3-year average of 18.3%, which is significantly higher than its peers Ecolab, Aramark, and UniFirst.
  • Over the past 12 months, Cintas has returned 1.2B to shareholders through its buyback program!
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MBA Grad, Financial Analyst Current portfolio strategy consists of a variety of growth stocks, and dividend growth stocks with an emphasis on high quality, and scalability. Primarily a buy and hold investor with >30 year time horizon.

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