Aramark Company Profile (NYSE:ARMK)

About Aramark (NYSE: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
  • Symbol: NYSE:ARMK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $9.04 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 244,114,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.77
  • 52 Week Range: $31.38 - $38.30
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.83
  • P/E Growth: 1.48
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.49 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.62
  • Book Value: $9.18 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.03
  • Annual Dividend: $0.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBIDTA: $1.3 billion
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 1.17 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.48
  • Short Ratio: 2.22

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.103 per share on Tuesday, June 6th. This represents a $0.41 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 15th. View Aramark's Dividend History.

How will Aramark's stock buyback program work?

Aramark declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.08. The company earned $3.62 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.63 billion. Aramark had a net margin of 2.21% and a return on equity of 18.87%. Aramark's quarterly revenue was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.39 EPS. View Aramark's Earnings History.

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

Aramark issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.90-2.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.91.

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

9 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Aramark's shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Aramark's stock price to reach $42.78 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Aramark.

Who are some of Aramark's key competitors?

Who owns Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), FMR LLC (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.00%), Kensico Capital Management Corp (3.60%) and First Manhattan Co. (2.26%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aramark.

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 FMR LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Principal Financial Group Inc., Highbridge Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold Aramark stock in the last year include Lynn Mckee and Stephen R Reynolds. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark.

Who bought Aramark stock? Who is buying Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Systematic Financial Management LP, AMI Asset Management Corp, Channing Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Aramark stock in the last two years include Eric J Foss and Stephen I Sadove. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark.

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 $37.03.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $42.78 (15.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $48.00LowView Rating Details
3/2/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$44.00N/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 5/26/2015 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
5/9/2017Q2 2017$0.37$0.45$3.63 billion$3.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $1.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Next Dividend:6/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.41
Dividend Yield:1.11%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.03% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
18.64% (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 logoPost Earnings Coverage as Aramark's Adjusted EPS Jumped 15% - May 26 at 3:54 PM logoAramark Sets The Stage For Summer Travel Season - May 24 at 9:01 AM logoAramark : ARMK-US: Dividend Analysis : May 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 3:37 PM logoETFs with exposure to Aramark : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 3:37 PM logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ARMK-US : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 12:06 PM logoAs the 2017 NBA and NHL Playoff Races Heat Up, Aramark Rolls Out New Menus for Conference Finals - May 17 at 3:39 PM logoAramark :ARMK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 12:39 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2017 - Nasdaq - May 13 at 3:42 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - May 12 at 4:40 PM logoGrasshoppers, cookie dough among the new hits on MLB menus - May 12 at 2:54 AM logoEdited Transcript of ARMK earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 11 at 9:02 PM logoARAMARK Holdings (ARMK) PT Raised to $43 at Baird on 2Q Report; 'Good Enough Quarter Against Low Expectations' - May 10 at 8:53 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Aramark (ARMK) - May 10 at 8:21 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK): Raising PT on Beat/Raise Quarter - Deutsche Bank - - May 10 at 3:48 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 9 at 8:39 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Aramark (ARMK) to Hold - May 9 at 4:38 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) Tops Q2 EPS by 2c, Revenues In-Line; 'We are Increasing our Full-Year Outlook' - - May 9 at 3:37 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS - May 9 at 9:56 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 9 at 9:14 AM logoMore on Aramark Holdings' Q2 - May 9 at 9:13 AM logoAramark Reports Second Quarter 2017 Earnings and Increases 2017 Outlook - May 9 at 9:13 AM logoAramark tops 2Q profit forecasts - May 9 at 8:15 AM logoFood Stocks Earnings Roster for May 9: ARMK, DF, USFD, TWNK - Nasdaq - May 8 at 8:33 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 8 at 4:54 PM logoFood Stocks Earnings Roster for May 9: ARMK, DF, USFD, TWNK - May 8 at 10:49 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - May 7 at 7:10 AM logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ARMK-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 3:39 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Plans $0.10 Quarterly Dividend - May 4 at 7:30 PM logoAramark Named One of the 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity By DiversityInc - May 3 at 3:40 PM logoRPT-Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO - May 2 at 8:55 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - May 2 at 8:16 AM 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



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