NYSE:ARMK - Aramark Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $31.48 -0.21 (-0.66 %) (As of 01/23/2019 12:44 PM ET)Previous Close$31.69Today's Range$31.31 - $32.2152-Week Range$27.37 - $46.09Volume38,649 shsAverage Volume2.71 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.77 billionP/E Ratio15.86Dividend Yield1.38%Beta1.15 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 Eating places Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:ARMK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.aramark.com Phone215-238-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.38 Current Ratio1.17 Quick Ratio0.87Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.86 Forward P/E Ratio14.44 P/E Growth1.44 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$15.79 billion Price / Sales0.49 Cash Flow$4.3966 per share Price / Cash Flow7.16 Book Value$12.28 per share Price / Book2.56Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.99 Net Income$567.88 million Net Margins3.60% Return on Equity17.76% Return on Assets3.77%Miscellaneous Employees275,000 Outstanding Shares246,730,000Market Cap$7.77 billion 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 Wednesday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, December 6th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 23rd. This is an increase from Aramark's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. View Aramark's Dividend History. How will Aramark's stock buyback program work? Aramark announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Aramark's earnings last quarter? Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November, 13th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $3.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.96 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 17.76% and a net margin of 3.60%. The company's revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.54 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, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark. How can I listen to Aramark's earnings call? Aramark will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 5th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8887714371. What guidance has Aramark issued on next quarter's earnings? Aramark issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.27-2.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.50. What price target have analysts set for ARMK? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Aramark's stock. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect Aramark's share price to reach $43.0909 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Aramark. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Aramark? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aramark in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Aramark. Has Aramark been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about ARMK stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Aramark earned a daily sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Aramark? Aramark saw a decline in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,050,520 shares, a decline of 21.5% from the December 14th total of 15,346,278 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,850,029 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Currently, 4.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Aramark's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Aramark's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Aramark include Yum! Brands (YUM), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Yum China (YUMC), Darden Restaurants (DRI), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Brinker International (EAT), Arcos Dorados (ARCO) and Bloomin' Brands (BLMN). 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 (Age 49)Mr. Stephen R. Reynolds, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 61)Ms. Lynn B. McKee, Exec. VP of HR (Age 64)Mr. Harrald F. Kroeker, Sr. VP of Integration (Age 61) Who are Aramark's major shareholders? Aramark's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.28%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Endurance Wealth Management Inc. (0.02%) and DNB Asset Management AS (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 Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc.. 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Reinhart Partners Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Opera Trading Capital, National Investment Services Inc. WI, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $31.44. How big of a company is Aramark? Aramark has a market capitalization of $7.76 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 275,000 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: 330 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 266 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 596MarketBeat'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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