NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $61.84, above its previous 52-week high of $61.64 with 11,951 shares traded as of 11:20 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 59,800 shares over the past 30 days. UniFirst has a market cap of $912.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. UniFirst Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides workplace uniforms and protective work wear clothing in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 15.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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