NYSE:ARMK - Aramark Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $38.61 -0.05 (-0.13 %) (As of 07/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$38.66Today's Range$38.37 - $38.7052-Week Range$36.28 - $46.09Volume1.17 million shsAverage Volume1.38 million shsMarket Capitalization$9.52 billionP/E Ratio21.81Dividend Yield1.08%Beta0.66 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 Ratio2.77 Current Ratio1.30 Quick Ratio0.98 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.81 Forward P/E Ratio19.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.60 billion Price / Sales0.65 Cash Flow$3.8921 per share Price / Cash9.92 Book Value$10.03 per share Price / Book3.85 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.77 Net Income$373.92 million Net Margins3.29% Return on Equity17.96% Return on Assets3.86% Miscellaneous Employees261,000 Outstanding Shares246,210,000Market Cap$9,518.59 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, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.105 per share on Thursday, May 31st. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 16th. View Aramark's Dividend History. How will Aramark's stock buyback program work? Aramark announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.02. The business earned $3.94 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.91 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 17.96% and a net margin of 3.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. View Aramark's Earnings History. When is Aramark's next earnings date? Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark. What guidance has Aramark issued on next quarter's earnings? Aramark updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.20-2.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.22. What price target have analysts set for ARMK? 6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Aramark's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Aramark's share price to reach $47.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Aramark. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aramark? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aramark in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of Aramark's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aramark include Yum! Brands (YUM), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Yum China (YUMC), Darden Restaurants (DRI), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA) and Wingstop (WING). 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 Esq., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)Ms. Lynn B. McKee, Exec. VP of HR (Age 63)Mr. Harrald F. Kroeker, Sr. VP of Integration (Age 60) Has Aramark been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about ARMK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aramark earned a daily sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 43.35 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are Aramark's major shareholders? Aramark's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.04%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Benson Investment Management Company Inc. (0.02%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.01%) and Atria Investments LLC (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling Aramark stock? ARMK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Bank of Montreal Can and Cerebellum GP LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark. Which major investors are buying Aramark stock? ARMK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Benson Investment Management Company Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Raymond James Trust N.A., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Atria Investments LLC and DnB Asset Management AS. 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 $38.61. How big of a company is Aramark? Aramark has a market capitalization of $9.52 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. 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: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 222 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 508MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?