Last $57.11 USD
Change Today -1.03 / -1.77%
Volume 114.2K
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g & k services inc -cl a (GK) Snapshot

Open
$57.83
Previous Close
$58.14
Day High
$58.06
Day Low
$56.93
52 Week High
01/16/14 - $65.36
52 Week Low
04/26/13 - $44.13
Market Cap
1.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
67.7K
EPS TTM
$2.32
Shares Outstanding
20.0M
EX-Date
03/3/14
P/E TM
24.6x
Dividend
$1.08
Dividend Yield
1.76%
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g & k services inc -cl a (GK) Details

G&K Services, Inc. provides branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the Dominican Republic. The company’s facility services programs comprise floor mat offerings, including traction control, logo, message, scraper, and anti-fatigue; towel products, such as shop, kitchen, bar, bath, dish, continuous roll, and microfiber; dust, microfiber, and wet mops; fender covers; linen items; and restroom hygiene products. It also manufactures work apparel garments that are used to support garment rental and direct purchase programs. The company serves customers in various industries comprising automotive, warehousing, distribution, transportation, energy, manufacturing, food processing, pharmaceutical, retail, restaurants, hospitality, government, healthcare, and others. G&K Services, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

7,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/23/13
Founded in 1902

g & k services inc -cl a (GK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $625.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $383.3K
President of G&K Services Canada Inc & Affili...
Total Annual Compensation: $425.3K
Senior Vice President of US Field
Total Annual Compensation: $398.5K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $287.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

g & k services inc -cl a (GK) Key Developments

G&K Services, Inc. Replaces Jeffrey L. Wright with Tracy C. Jokinen as Chief Financial Officer, Effective June 29, 2014

G&K Services Inc. announced it has selected Tracy C. Jokinen as the company's next Chief Financial Officer, effective June 29, 2014. Jokinen will succeed Jeffrey L. Wright, who announced his planned retirement last October. Jokinen joins the company from the Valspar Corporation where she worked for 22 years in positions of increasing responsibility within the company's finance organization. Most recently, she served as Valspar's Vice President, Corporate Finance, where she led the company's tax, treasury, investor relations, internal audit, operations finance, and corporate accounting functions.

G&K Services Inc. Enters into Amendment No. 2 to its Credit Agreement

On March 31, 2014, G&K Services Inc. entered into amendment No. 2 to its credit agreement dated as of March 7, 2012, among the company, G&K Services Canada Inc., the financial institutions and other lenders named therein, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as administrative agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and Bank of America, N.A., as co-syndication agents, and SunTrust Bank and U.S. Bank National Association, as co-documentation agents.

G&K Services Introduces New Flame Resistant Enhanced Visibility Uniforms

G&K Services Inc. announced it has introduced a new line of flame resistant (FR) enhanced visibility uniforms. G&K's latest product line features FR uniforms with reflective trim, designed especially to improve worker safety in the petroleum refining, chemical manufacturing, electric or gas utility, welding, mining and manufacturing industries. The FR enhanced visibility line consists of pants, shirts, coveralls and jackets in both UltraSoft(R) and GlenGuard(R) FR fabric options, offering protection, durability, comfort and value. G&K can supply these uniforms through a variety of customized programs.

 

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