NYSE:ARMK - Aramark Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $38.25 -0.94 (-2.40 %) (As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$38.25Today's Range$38.23 - $39.305052-Week Range$36.28 - $46.09Volume2.68 million shsAverage Volume1.94 million shsMarket Capitalization$9.66 billionP/E Ratio21.61Dividend Yield1.07%Beta0.69 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aramark provides food, facilities, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Food and Support Services North America, Food and Support Services International, Uniform and Career Apparel. It offers managed services include dining, catering, food service management, convenience-oriented retail operations, grounds and facilities maintenance, custodial, energy and construction management, and capital project management. The company also provides non-clinical support services, such as patient food and nutrition, retail food, and procurement services; and facilities services comprising clinical equipment maintenance, environmental, plant operations, energy and supply chain management, and purchasing. In addition, it offers on-site restaurants, catering, convenience stores, and executive dining services; beverage and vending services; and facility management services comprising housekeeping, plant operations and maintenance, energy management, grounds keeping, landscaping, transportation, capital program management and commissioning, and other facility consulting services. Further, the company provides facility and business support services banquet and catering, retail and merchandise sales, recreational and lodging, and facility management services for sports, entertainment, and recreational facilities. Additionally, it offers correctional food, and food and facilities management services for parks; and operates commissaries, laundry facilities, and property rooms. It also rents, sells, cleans, maintains, and delivers uniform and career apparel, and other textile items; and provides other garments and work clothes, as well as ancillary items. The company was formerly known as ARAMARK Holdings Corporation and changed its name to Aramark in May 2014. Aramark was founded in 1959 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Receive ARMK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ARMK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples SymbolNYSE:ARMK CUSIPN/A Webwww.aramark.com Phone215-238-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.74 Current Ratio1.36 Quick Ratio1.03 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.61 Forward P/E Ratio19.22 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.60 billion Price / Sales0.65 Cash Flow$3.8060 per share Price / Cash10.05 Book Value$10.03 per share Price / Book3.81 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.77 Net Income$373.92 million Net Margins3.26% Return on Equity17.37% Return on Assets3.69% Miscellaneous Employees261,000 Outstanding Shares246,480,000Market Cap$9.66 billion Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) Frequently Asked Questions 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, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.105 per share on Thursday, August 30th. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 15th. View Aramark's Dividend History. How will Aramark's stock buyback program work? Aramark declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Aramark's earnings last quarter? Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.05. The firm earned $3.97 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.92 billion. Aramark had a net margin of 3.26% and a return on equity of 17.37%. View Aramark's Earnings History. When is Aramark's next earnings date? Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark. What guidance has Aramark issued on next quarter's earnings? Aramark issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.20-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.24. What price target have analysts set for ARMK? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Aramark's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Aramark's share price to reach $47.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aramark. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aramark? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aramark in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aramark. Who are some of Aramark's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aramark include Yum! Brands (YUM), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Darden Restaurants (DRI), Yum China (YUMC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) and Papa John's Int'l (PZZA). Who are Aramark's key executives? Aramark's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Eric J. Foss, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)Mr. Stephen P. Bramlage Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Stephen R. Reynolds, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)Ms. Lynn B. McKee, Exec. VP of HR (Age 63)Mr. Harrald F. Kroeker, Sr. VP of Transformation (Age 60) Who are Aramark's major shareholders? Aramark's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include First Manhattan Co. (2.32%), Andra AP fonden (0.05%), Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%) and Aurora Investment Counsel (0.02%). Company insiders that own Aramark stock include Brian P Pressler, Eric J Foss, James J Tarangelo, Lynn Mckee, Sanjeev K Mehra, Stephen I Sadove and Stephen R Reynolds. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aramark. Which institutional investors are selling Aramark stock? ARMK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Andra AP fonden, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, Strs Ohio, Atria Investments LLC and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark. Which institutional investors are buying Aramark stock? ARMK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Manhattan Co., Aperio Group LLC, Seven Eight Capital LP, Bank of Montreal Can, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, DNB Asset Management AS and Aurora Investment Counsel. Company insiders that have bought Aramark stock in the last two years include Eric J Foss, Sanjeev K Mehra and Stephen I Sadove. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark. How do I buy shares of Aramark? Shares of ARMK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Aramark's stock price today? One share of ARMK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.25. How big of a company is Aramark? Aramark has a market capitalization of $9.66 billion and generates $14.60 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $373.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.77 on an earnings per share basis. Aramark employs 261,000 workers across the globe. What is Aramark's official website? The official website for Aramark is http://www.aramark.com. How can I contact Aramark? Aramark's mailing address is ARAMARK TOWER 1101 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA PA, 19107. The company can be reached via phone at 215-238-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Aramark (NYSE ARMK)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 312 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 247 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 559MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Aramark and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ARMK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ARMK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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