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: www.aramark.com
Capitalization:
  • 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
P/E:
  • 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
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $1.3 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.21%
  • Return on Equity: 18.87%
  • Return on Assets: 3.87%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.33%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
Misc:
  • 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)
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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

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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20 EPS

Dividends

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
5/4/2017quarterly$0.101.13%5/15/20175/17/20176/6/2017
2/2/2017quarterly$0.101.22%2/13/20172/15/20173/1/2017
11/15/2016Quarterly$0.101.24%11/23/201611/28/201612/8/2016
8/4/2016quarterly$0.101.07%8/12/20168/16/20169/6/2016
5/5/2016quarterly$0.101.13%5/16/20165/18/20166/7/2016
2/3/2016quarterly$0.101.17%2/11/20162/16/20163/7/2016
11/18/2015Quarterly$0.1011/25/201511/30/201512/19/2015
8/5/2015quarterly$0.091.06%8/14/20158/18/20159/8/2015
5/7/2015quarterly$0.091.11%5/18/20155/20/20156/9/2015
2/5/2015quarterly$0.091.07%2/12/20152/17/20153/9/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.091.21%11/21/201411/25/201412/16/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.081.13%8/15/20148/19/20149/9/2014
5/8/2014quarterly$0.081.11%5/15/20145/19/20146/9/2014
2/6/2014special$0.082/13/20142/18/20143/11/2014
(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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Latest Headlines for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoPost Earnings Coverage as Aramark's Adjusted EPS Jumped 15%
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 3:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark Sets The Stage For Summer Travel Season
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 9:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark : ARMK-US: Dividend Analysis : May 17th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Aramark : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ARMK-US : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 12:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAs the 2017 NBA and NHL Playoff Races Heat Up, Aramark Rolls Out New Menus for Conference Finals
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark :ARMK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 12:39 PM
nasdaq.com logoAramark (ARMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 13 at 3:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 4:40 PM
marketbeat.com logoGrasshoppers, cookie dough among the new hits on MLB menus
marketbeat.com - May 12 at 2:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ARMK earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 9:02 PM
streetinsider.com logoARAMARK Holdings (ARMK) PT Raised to $43 at Baird on 2Q Report; 'Good Enough Quarter Against Low Expectations'
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 8:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Aramark (ARMK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:21 PM
streetinsider.com logoAramark Services (ARMK): Raising PT on Beat/Raise Quarter - Deutsche Bank - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - May 10 at 3:48 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAramark (ARMK) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 8:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Aramark (ARMK) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 4:38 PM
streetinsider.com logoAramark Services (ARMK) Tops Q2 EPS by 2c, Revenues In-Line; 'We are Increasing our Full-Year Outlook' - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - May 9 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 9:14 AM
seekingalpha.com logoMore on Aramark Holdings' Q2
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark Reports Second Quarter 2017 Earnings and Increases 2017 Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:13 AM
marketbeat.com logoAramark tops 2Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 8:15 AM
nasdaq.com logoFood Stocks Earnings Roster for May 9: ARMK, DF, USFD, TWNK - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 8 at 8:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFood Stocks Earnings Roster for May 9: ARMK, DF, USFD, TWNK
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 7:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ARMK-US : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Plans $0.10 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark Named One of the 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity By DiversityInc
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoRPT-Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO
www.nasdaq.com - May 2 at 8:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Aramark (ARMK) to Announce $0.37 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 5:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.47
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 4:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Aramark (ARMK) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNegative Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Aramark (ARMK) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:05 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLabor Market Pays Dividends
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 8:43 PM
streetinsider.com logoAramark Services (ARMK) Secures Merchandising Rights for US Open - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 20 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMcDonald's new uniforms coming from suppliers linked to American Airlines uniform crisis (PHOTOS)
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 3:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 2:42 PM
streetinsider.com logoAramark Services (ARMK) Secures Merchandising Rights for US Open
www.streetinsider.com - April 20 at 1:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark – Value Analysis (NYSE:ARMK) : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 3:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Tennis Association Awards Aramark Merchandising Rights for US Open
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Business Roundtable Report Highlights Aramark's Progress to Improve Health of Americans with the American Heart Association
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 3:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ARMK-US : April 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 9:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.24
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 4:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAramark Launches Feed Your Potential 365 Campaign to Improve Consumer Health
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 8:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Aramark (ARMK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.62 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 9:48 AM

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