Aramark Company Profile (NYSE:ARMK)

About Aramark (ARMK)

Aramark logoAramark is a global provider of food, facilities and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, and sports, leisure and corrections clients. The Company operates through three segments: Food and Support Services North America (FSS North America), Food and Support Services International (FSS International), and Uniform and Career Apparel (Uniform). FSS North America and FSS International segments include food, refreshment, specialized dietary and support services, including facility maintenance and housekeeping, provided to business, educational and healthcare institutions and in sports, leisure and other facilities. The Uniform segment includes rental, sale, cleaning, maintenance and delivery of personalized uniforms and other textile items to clients in a range of industries in the United States, Puerto Rico, Japan and Canada, including manufacturing, transportation, construction, restaurants and hotels, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Specialty Eateries
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ARMK
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $36.52
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $36.65
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.79
  • 52-Week Range: $31.38 - $38.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.91
  • P/E Growth: 1.52
  • Market Cap: $9.00B
  • Outstanding Shares: 246,304,000
  • Beta: 0.48
  • Net Margins: 2.21%
  • Return on Equity: 18.87%
  • Return on Assets: 3.87%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.33%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: $42.11 (15.31% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/2/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
1/10/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$38.00 -> $37.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$44.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetHold$41.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016Bank of America CorpBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$37.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$40.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
5/2/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/26/2016Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold$35.00N/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuy$39.00N/AView Rating Details
3/15/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Earnings by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/7/2017Q117$0.53$0.55$3.73 billion$3.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/15/2016Q416$0.46$0.49$3.67 billion$3.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2016Q316$0.32$0.34$3.58 billion$3.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q216$0.38$0.39$3.65 billion$3.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q116$0.49$0.50$3.70 billion$3.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/18/2015Q415$0.39$0.44$3.58 billion$3.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q315$0.28$0.29$3.51 billion$3.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/13/2015Q215$0.33$0.33$3.57 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q115$0.44$0.43$3.78 billion$3.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2014Q414$0.33$0.35$3.86 billion$3.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q314$0.24$0.29$101.72 million$3.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q214$0.26$0.31$3.53 million$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q114$0.43$0.52$3.70 billion$3.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.91 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.16 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Most Recent Dividend:3/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.41
Dividend Yield:1.12%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.03% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.47% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
18.98% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)

Dividend History by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/24/2017Lynn MckeeEVPSell118,000$35.72$4,214,960.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2017Stephen R ReynoldsEVPSell14,000$35.79$501,060.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Eric J FossChairmanBuy87,566$34.50$3,021,027.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Stephen I SadoveDirectorBuy7,500$33.53$251,475.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Stephen R ReynoldsEVPSell56,709$36.97$2,096,531.73View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Stephen R ReynoldsEVPSell93,750$33.17$3,109,687.50View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Lynn MckeeEVPSell50,000$32.01$1,600,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Lynn MckeeEVPSell50,000$31.14$1,557,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2015Lynn MckeeEVPSell75,000$32.36$2,427,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Lynn MckeeEVPSell38,500$31.23$1,202,355.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderSell8,725,722$32.30$281,840,820.60View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Jp Morgan Partners Bhca LpMajor ShareholderSell5,595,306$32.16$179,945,040.96View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Pincus Private Equity WarburgDirectorSell5,714,076$32.16$183,764,684.16View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Ccmp Capital, LlcMajor ShareholderSell7,211,730$29.88$215,486,492.40View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderSell4,700$30.88$145,136.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Goldman Sachs Group IncMajor ShareholderSell8,293,490$27.02$224,090,099.80View SEC Filing  
12/17/2014Joseph NeubauerDirectorSell150,000$27.02$4,053,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Joseph M MunnellyCAOSell14,672$29.50$432,824.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Joseph M MunnellyCAOSell15,328$29.01$444,665.28View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Lynn MckeeEVPSell149,000$27.16$4,046,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Karen A WallaceVPSell10,822$27.33$295,765.26View SEC Filing  
7/9/2014Karen A WallaceVPSell5,000$27.03$135,150.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Daniel HeinrichDirectorBuy3,750$26.70$100,125.00View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Karen A WallaceVPSell4,178$18.90$78,964.20View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013L Frederick SutherlandCFOSell179,387$18.90$3,390,414.30View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Lynn MckeeEVPSell93,675$18.90$1,770,457.50View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Pincus Private Equity WarburgDirectorSell2,588,123$18.90$48,915,524.70View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Latest Headlines for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateHeadline logoAramark (ARMK) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 29 at 11:15 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Aramark (ARMK) to Announce $0.37 Earnings Per Share - April 27 at 5:19 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.47 - April 26 at 4:04 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Aramark (ARMK) to Buy - April 25 at 6:14 PM logoNegative Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Aramark (ARMK) Stock Price - April 23 at 9:05 AM logoLabor Market Pays Dividends - April 21 at 8:43 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) Secures Merchandising Rights for US Open - - April 20 at 3:41 PM logoMcDonald's new uniforms coming from suppliers linked to American Airlines uniform crisis (PHOTOS) - April 20 at 3:41 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows - April 20 at 2:42 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) Secures Merchandising Rights for US Open - April 20 at 1:40 AM logoAramark – Value Analysis (NYSE:ARMK) : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 3:39 PM logoUnited States Tennis Association Awards Aramark Merchandising Rights for US Open - April 19 at 9:17 AM logoNew Business Roundtable Report Highlights Aramark's Progress to Improve Health of Americans with the American Heart Association - April 18 at 3:35 PM logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ARMK-US : April 18, 2017 - April 18 at 9:25 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.24 - April 16 at 9:32 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 13 at 1:38 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - April 11 at 4:36 PM logoAramark Launches Feed Your Potential 365 Campaign to Improve Consumer Health - April 11 at 8:02 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Aramark (ARMK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.62 Billion - April 8 at 9:48 AM logoAramark Stock Falls After NFL's Tennessee Titans Changes Concession Providers - April 7 at 3:37 PM logoBlog Coverage Panera Bread Acquired by European Private Investment Company JAB Holdings - April 7 at 8:04 AM logoEXOlifestyle Inc. Fast Casual Brand Pizza Fusion Set to Open at Old Dominion University - April 7 at 8:04 AM logoAramark to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter 2017 Earnings - April 7 at 8:04 AM logo$0.37 EPS Expected for Aramark (ARMK) This Quarter - April 6 at 4:45 PM logoStock Repurchase Program Announced by Aramark (ARMK) Board of Directors - April 6 at 3:01 PM logoA look at the 10 biggest restaurant deals - April 5 at 10:01 AM logoAramark Needs To Deliver Better Growth And Improve Margins - March 31 at 3:45 PM logoARAMARK Files SEC form 8-K/A, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 29 at 8:51 PM logoARAMARK Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material Definitive Agreemen - March 28 at 8:36 PM logoAmerican Airlines CEO on how Aramark got pulled into uniform crisis - March 28 at 3:36 PM logoAmerican Airlines flight attendants fighting for permanent uniform solution - March 27 at 3:43 PM logoAramark International Finance Sarl -- Moody's Rates Aramark International Finance Sarl Euro Notes at Ba3 - March 24 at 4:02 PM logoAmerican Airlines offers alternative uniforms for itchy flight attendants - March 22 at 4:09 PM logoNew renderings, contracts on $18M UCF Student Union expansion - March 21 at 3:59 PM logoAramark Services, Inc. -- Moody's rates Aramark Sr. Uns. Euro notes at Ba3 - March 20 at 3:56 PM logoAramark Opens Baseball Season with New Roster of Mouthwatering Menus - March 16 at 5:07 PM logoInterface names Aramark exec its new CFO - March 14 at 3:34 PM logoARAMARK Holdings downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts - March 13 at 3:43 PM logoARAMARK Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - March 9 at 4:13 PM logoAramark Services, Inc. -- Moody's Upgrades Aramark Sr. Uns. to Ba3 from B1 - March 9 at 4:13 PM logoAramark Advances Environmental Sustainability Performance - March 9 at 4:13 PM logoAramark Services, Inc. -- Moody's Rates Aramark Sr. Sec. Credit Facilities at Ba1 - March 2 at 8:55 PM logoAramark Opens New Processing Facility in Texas Increasing its Capacity to Provide Cleanroom Services throughout the Southwest - February 23 at 3:39 PM logoDeutsche Bank Starts ARAMARK Holdings (ARMK) at Buy - - February 22 at 3:38 PM logoARAMARK Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - February 22 at 11:24 AM logoCounty extends $10M in funding for improvements at Tampa Convention Center - February 16 at 3:43 PM logoAramark Positions Facilities Organization to Drive Innovation across its U.S. Portfolio - February 16 at 8:34 AM logoHouston's Super Bowl set NFL record for concession sales - February 13 at 9:07 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2017 - Nasdaq - February 11 at 3:36 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Aramark, Target and Aqua America - February 9 at 12:09 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)

What is Aramark's stock symbol?

Aramark trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ARMK."

How often does Aramark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aramark?

Aramark announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.103 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $0.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 13th.

How will Aramark's stock buyback program work?

Aramark declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.02. The business earned $3.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.73 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 18.87% and a net margin of 2.21%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.50 EPS.

When will Aramark make its next earnings announcement?

Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 9th 2017.

What guidance has Aramark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Aramark updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.85-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.89.

Where is Aramark's stock going? Where will Aramark's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Aramark's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Aramark's share price to reach $42.11 in the next year.

Who owns Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Manhattan Co. (2.26%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.36%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.06%), Global Thematic Partners LLC (0.76%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.34%) and AMI Asset Management Corp (0.23%). Company insiders that own Aramark stock include David Barr, Eric J Foss, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Lynn Mckee, Stephen I Sadove and Stephen R Reynolds.

Who sold Aramark stock? Who is selling Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Shikiar Asset Management Inc., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aramark stock in the last year include Lynn Mckee and Stephen R Reynolds.

Who bought Aramark stock? Who is buying Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AMI Asset Management Corp, Crestwood Advisors Group LLC, Global Thematic Partners LLC, First Manhattan Co., Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have bought Aramark stock in the last two years include Eric J Foss and Stephen I Sadove.

How do I buy Aramark stock?

Shares of Aramark can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Aramark stock cost?

One share of Aramark stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.52.

Aramark (ARMK) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

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