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: Commercial Food Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:ARMK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $9.88418 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 244,114,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.09
  • 52 Week Range: $32.73 - $41.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.14
  • P/E Growth: 1.63
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.49 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.68
  • Book Value: $9.18 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.39
  • Annual Dividend: $0.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $1.3 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.23%
  • Return on Equity: 19.13%
  • Return on Assets: 4.00%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.33%
  • Current Ratio: 1.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
  • Average Volume: 1.32 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.5
  • Short Ratio: 3.39
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. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 15th. View Aramark's Dividend History.

How will Aramark's stock buyback program work?

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

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $3.62 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.63 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 19.13% and a net margin of 2.23%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS. View Aramark's Earnings History.

When will Aramark make its next earnings announcement?

Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark.

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

Aramark updated 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Aramark's stock. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $48.00. On average, they anticipate Aramark's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Aramark.

Who are some of Aramark's key competitors?

Who are Aramark's key executives?

Aramark's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Eric J. Foss, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen P. Bramlage Jr., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Stephen R. Reynolds, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Lynn B. McKee, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
  • Brian P. Pressler, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Harrald F. Kroeker, Senior Vice President,Transformation
  • James J. Tarangelo, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Sanjeev K. Mehra, Lead Independent Director
  • Todd M. Abbrecht, Independent Director
  • Daniel J. Heinrich, Independent Director

Who owns Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.67%), AMI Asset Management Corp (0.31%), Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.19%), Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.19%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.13%) and Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.10%). Company insiders that own Aramark stock include Brian P Pressler, David Barr, Eric J Foss, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, James J Tarangelo, 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 Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Fox Run Management L.L.C., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Insight Capital Research & Management Inc., Forsta AP Fonden and Rockefeller Financial Services Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aramark stock in the last year include Brian P Pressler, James J Tarangelo, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Reinhart Partners Inc., AMI Asset Management Corp, Exane Derivatives, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Highland Capital Management LLC, US Bancorp DE and Aperio Group LLC. 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.

What is Aramark's stock price today?

One share of Aramark stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.27.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Aramark (NYSE ARMK)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  115 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  280
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aramark and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.89)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (6.78% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/23/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$37.00 -> $39.00MediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 -> $48.00LowView Rating Details
3/2/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeBuy -> Conviction-Buy$44.00N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/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 CorporationBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost 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 GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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
8/8/2017$0.40N/AView Earnings Details
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: $1.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Most Recent Dividend:6/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.41
Dividend Yield:1.02%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.78% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.30% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.50% (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: 95.56%
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
6/16/2017Brian P PresslerSVPSell10,629$40.80$433,663.20View SEC Filing  
6/14/2017Stephen R ReynoldsEVPSell30,000$40.41$1,212,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Lynn MckeeEVPSell100,000$38.61$3,861,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017James J TarangeloVPSell3,000$37.15$111,450.00View SEC Filing  
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 (NYSE:ARMK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 25 at 11:38 AM logoAramark (ARMK) and Brinker International (EAT) Critical Review - July 19 at 8:39 AM logoAramark or ConAgra: Which Food Stock is More Enticing Now? - Nasdaq - July 13 at 9:57 PM logoAramark or ConAgra: Which Food Stock is More Enticing Now? - July 13 at 4:52 PM logo$3.61 Billion in Sales Expected for Aramark (ARMK) This Quarter - July 13 at 11:06 AM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 11 at 5:26 PM logo$0.35 Earnings Per Share Expected for Aramark (ARMK) This Quarter - July 11 at 12:18 PM logoHormel Foods (HRL) Hit by Jennie-O Turkey Trade Challenges - July 10 at 4:01 PM logoSpecialty Eateries Stock Performance Review -- Starbucks, Aramark, Papa John's, and Panera Bread - July 10 at 4:01 PM logoPetya Malice Affects Mondelez's (MDLZ) Q2 Revenue Growth - Nasdaq - July 8 at 3:44 PM logoAramark to Hold Conference Call on Third Quarter 2017 Earnings - July 8 at 6:31 AM logoTop global ideas for 2017: RBC - July 8 at 6:31 AM logoInvestors should focus on 'a balanced approach' during the second half, analyst says - July 7 at 8:39 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Downgraded by BidaskClub to Buy - July 7 at 3:10 PM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Aramark, Church & Dwight and Colgate-Palmolive - July 5 at 4:41 PM logoPhilip Morris Smokeless IQOS' U.K. Prospects Look Bright - July 3 at 3:52 PM logoExperts from Aramark and the American Heart Association Share Their Sizzling Secrets for Healthy Summer Grilling - June 29 at 10:06 PM logo17 Aramark Destinations And Attractions Receive TripAdvisor's 2017 Certificate Of Excellence - PR Newswire (press release) - June 29 at 5:04 PM logo17 Aramark Destinations And Attractions Receive TripAdvisor's 2017 Certificate Of Excellence - June 29 at 5:04 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub - June 28 at 8:38 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - June 28 at 12:05 AM logoSUPERVALU's CFO to Bid Adieu: How Will This Impact Stock? - Nasdaq - June 27 at 3:48 PM logoAmerican Airlines makes move to end worsening uniform crisis - June 24 at 6:16 AM logoAramark's (ARMK) Equal Weight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - June 23 at 9:34 AM logoARAMARK Holdings (ARMK) PT Raised to $39 at Barclays; 'Still More Q's Than A's After Run-Up' - - June 22 at 3:41 PM logoInsider Selling: Aramark (ARMK) SVP Sells 10,629 Shares of Stock - June 20 at 7:36 PM logoDean Foods (DF) Shares Slump on Higher Costs, Low Volumes - June 20 at 4:16 PM logoAramark Demonstrates Progress Minimizing Environmental Footprint - June 19 at 3:44 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.61 Billion - June 17 at 9:34 AM logoAramark (ARMK) Upgraded to "Buy" by BidaskClub - June 16 at 11:52 PM logoStephen R. Reynolds Sells 30,000 Shares of Aramark (ARMK) Stock - June 16 at 7:15 PM logoAmerican Airlines reaches out to new uniform supplier for pilots - June 15 at 5:18 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Aramark (ARMK) to Post $0.35 EPS - June 15 at 10:46 AM logoLosing some wait: Getting food to fans faster - June 13 at 6:29 PM logoLosing some wait: Concessionaires’ plans to get food to fans faster - June 13 at 1:23 PM logoMovement to let fans pour their own beers at sports venues goes flat - June 12 at 4:42 PM logoMovement to let fans pour their own beers at sports venues goes flat - June 12 at 4:42 PM logoHead-To-Head Review: Aramark (ARMK) and Starbucks (SBUX) - June 9 at 7:42 AM logoAramark Supports Culinary High School Students Headed To Washington, D.C., To Compete In National Healthy Cooking Competition - June 8 at 4:21 PM logoRimini Street Announces Launch of Rimini Street Advanced Database Security – Powered by McAfee - June 8 at 12:49 AM logoInsider Selling: Aramark (ARMK) EVP Sells 100,000 Shares of Stock - June 6 at 7:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Aramark : June 6, 2017 - June 6 at 3:45 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - June 2 at 2:36 PM logoAramark Announces Participation in the 2017 RBC Capital Markets Consumer and Retail Conference - May 30 at 9:03 PM logoJames J. Tarangelo Sells 3,000 Shares of Aramark (ARMK) Stock - May 30 at 8:07 PM 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



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