NYSE:ARMK - Aramark Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.00 +0.13 (+0.44 %) (As of 03/18/2019 10:19 AM ET)Previous Close$29.87Today's Range$29.48 - $30.0452-Week Range$27.37 - $43.70Volume16,116 shsAverage Volume3.24 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.39 billionP/E Ratio15.07Dividend Yield1.47%Beta1.1 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform and Career Apparel. The company offers managed services, including dining, catering, food service management, and convenience-oriented retail operations; non-clinical support services, such as patient food and nutrition, retail food, and procurement services; and plant operations and maintenance, custodial/housekeeping, energy management, clinical equipment maintenance, grounds keeping, and capital project management services. It also provides on-site restaurants, convenience stores, and executive dining services; beverage and vending services; and facility management services comprising landscaping, transportation, payment, and other facility consulting services relating to building operations. In addition, the company offers concessions, banquet, and catering services; retail services and merchandise sale, recreational, and lodging services; and facility management services at sports, entertainment, and recreational facilities. Additionally, the company offers correctional food, and food and facilities management services for parks; and operates commissaries, laundry facilities, and property rooms. It also provides design, sourcing and manufacturing, delivery, cleaning, maintenance, and marketing services for uniforms and accessories; provides managed restroom services; and rents uniforms, work clothing, outerwear, particulate-free garments, and non-garment items and related services that include mats, shop towels, and first aid supplies. 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 Restaurants Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:ARMK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1584509 Webwww.aramark.com Phone215-238-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.28 Current Ratio1.21 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.07 Forward P/E Ratio14.15 P/E Growth1.41 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.79 billion Price / Sales0.47 Cash Flow$4.4053 per share Price / Cash Flow6.81 Book Value$12.28 per share Price / Book2.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.99 Net Income$567.88 million Net Margins3.27% Return on Equity17.81% Return on Assets3.86%Miscellaneous Employees270,000 Outstanding Shares246,297,000Market Cap$7.39 billion Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 13th. View Aramark's Dividend History. How will Aramark's stock buyback program work? Aramark announced that its board has authorized a share 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 buy up to 2.9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Aramark's earnings last quarter? Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.08. The firm earned $4.27 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.19 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 17.81% and a net margin of 3.27%. The firm's revenue was up 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.59 EPS. View Aramark's Earnings History. When is Aramark's next earnings date? Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark. What guidance has Aramark issued on next quarter's earnings? Aramark issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.30-2.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.36. Aramark also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.30-2.40 EPS. What price target have analysts set for ARMK? 12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Aramark's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate Aramark's stock price to reach $40.6364 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aramark. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aramark? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aramark in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aramark. Has Aramark been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about ARMK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aramark earned a coverage optimism score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Aramark's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aramark include Compass Group (CPG), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Whitbread (WTB), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Domino's Pizza Enterprises (DMP), Greene King (GNK), Shake Shack (SHAK), Hellofresh (HFG), MTY Food Group (MTY), J D Wetherspoon (JDW), Mitchells & Butlers (MAB), Domino's Pizza Group (DOM), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), EI Group (EIG) and Collins Foods (CKF). What other stocks do shareholders of Aramark own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aramark investors own include General Electric (GE), Starbucks (SBUX), Micron Technology (MU), Visa (V), Nike (NKE), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Agilent Technologies (A), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Tyson Foods (TSN). Who are Aramark's key executives? Aramark's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Eric J. Foss, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61)Mr. Stephen P. Bramlage Jr., Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 49)Ms. Lynn B. McKee, Exec. VP of HR (Age 64)Mr. Stephen R. Reynolds, Exec. Officer (Age 61)Kate Pearlman, VP of Investor Relations & Risk Management Who are Aramark's major shareholders? Aramark's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.80%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (5.87%), BlackRock Inc. (5.69%), Lunia Capital LP (4.98%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.30%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.50%). Company insiders that own Aramark stock include Brian P Pressler, Eric J Foss, James J Tarangelo, Lynn Mckee, Sanjeev K Mehra, Stephen I Sadove, Stephen P Bramlage Jr 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 Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Global Thematic Partners LLC, First Manhattan Co., Toronto Dominion Bank, SG Americas Securities LLC and Lunia Capital LP. Company insiders that have sold Aramark company stock in the last year include Lynn Mckee and Stephen R Reynolds. 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 Lunia Capital LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Norges Bank, Two Sigma Advisers LP, FMR LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Aramark stock in the last two years include Eric J Foss, Sanjeev K Mehra, Stephen I Sadove and Stephen P Bramlage Jr. 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 $29.91. How big of a company is Aramark? Aramark has a market capitalization of $7.37 billion and generates $15.79 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $567.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.99 on an earnings per share basis. Aramark employs 270,000 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: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 339 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 278 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 617MarketBeat'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. 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