Cintas Ranked 2nd Among "Companies Wall St. Can Trust The Most"
CINCINNATI, OH, November 2, 2009 — Cintas Corporation (NAS: CTAS) announced today that is has been ranked among the top in a list of "Companies That Wall St. Can Trust The Most," according to Audit Integrity, a leading independent research firm that rates more than 12,000 public companies in North American and Europe based on their corporate integrity.
Cintas Corporation scored 98 out of 100 percent on the AGR analysis, placing 2nd on the list of "Twenty Companies Wall St. Can Trust The Most."
"Cintas is based on a culture of honesty and integrity in everything we do," said Scott Farmer, Chief Executive Officer of Cintas Corporation. "These findings help to solidify our reputation as a sound and wise investment," he added.
Audit Integrity screened companies with market caps of more than $3 billion and ranked them according to their Audit Integrity Accounting and Governance Risk (AGR) ratings. These ratings measure the transparency and statistical reliability of a corporation’s financial reporting and governance practices.
According to 24/7 Wall St., the list represents companies that have practices which should be emulated by every public company that wishes to serve the needs of its shareholders by presenting accurate financial data and providing conservative management of shareholders’ investments.
About Cintas Corporation:
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a Nasdaq-100 company and component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.