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: $10.53 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 245,105,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.83
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.22
  • 52 Week Range: $32.73 - $43.13
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.44
  • P/E Growth: 1.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.49 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.73
  • Book Value: $9.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.53
  • Annual Dividend: $0.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBITDA: $1.29 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.37%
  • Return on Equity: 19.29%
  • Return on Assets: 4.11%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.34%
  • Current Ratio: 1.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
  • Average Volume: 1.05 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.47
  • 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.103 per share on Tuesday, September 5th. This represents a $0.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 14th. View Aramark's Dividend History.

How will Aramark's stock buyback program work?

Aramark announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $3.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.61 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 19.29% and a net margin of 2.37%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.34 earnings per share. View Aramark's Earnings History.

When will Aramark make its next earnings announcement?

Aramark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 15th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Aramark.

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

Aramark updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.90-2.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.96.

Where is Aramark's stock going? Where will Aramark's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Aramark's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Aramark's share price to reach $44.17 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

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 $42.97.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Aramark (NYSE ARMK)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  369
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, 3 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $44.17 (2.78% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Price Target History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Analysts' Ratings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$44.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$39.00 -> $40.00LowView Rating Details
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
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$44.00N/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
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 10/17/2015 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
11/15/2017$0.57N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q3 2017$0.35$0.40$3.61 billion$3.59 billionViewListenView 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: $1.96 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.21 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
Most Recent Dividend:9/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.41
Dividend Yield:0.95%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:29.93% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
18.55% (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: 94.69%
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 buying Avendra and AmeriPride for $2.35B - October 17 at 9:54 PM logoMarriott: Avendra To Be Sold To Aramark In $1.35 Bln Deal - Quick Facts - October 17 at 9:54 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Price Target Raised to $47.00 - October 17 at 7:40 PM logoAramark (ARMK) PT Raised to $47.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada - October 17 at 8:30 AM logo$3.70 Billion in Sales Expected for Aramark (ARMK) This Quarter - October 17 at 2:02 AM logoApple upgraded, vs. Alibaba, robotic surgery device gets FDA approval - Yahoo Finance - October 16 at 9:56 PM logoWomen Who Mean Business 2017 - Washington Business Journal - October 16 at 9:56 PM logoCramer: Trump stock Cintas is a 'terrific' play on job gr... - October 16 at 9:56 PM logoCintas a 'terrific' play on job growth - October 16 at 9:56 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) to Acquire Avendra for $1.35B, AmeriPride for $1B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) to Acquire Avendra for $1.35B, AmeriPride for $1B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Has Spiked To A New High After A Pair Of Acquisitions - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Has Spiked To A New High After A Pair Of Acquisitions - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark plans to buy Avendra and AmeriPride in separate deals totaling $2.35B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark plans to buy Avendra and AmeriPride in separate deals totaling $2.35B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoStocks to Watch: Nordstrom, Apple, GM, Sprint, Aramark, Tesla, PayPal, Netflix, Ford - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoStocks to Watch: Nordstrom, Apple, GM, Sprint, Aramark, Tesla, PayPal, Netflix, Ford - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoNews Update – Market Open - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoNews Update – Market Open - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark agrees to 2 separate acquisitions totaling $2.35B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAramark agrees to 2 separate acquisitions totaling $2.35B - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAmeriPride to be sold to Aramark for $1 billion - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoAmeriPride to be sold to Aramark for $1 billion - October 16 at 4:54 PM logoM&A Monday: Nordstrom, Aramark, Ruby Tuesday Make Moves - October 16 at 4:53 PM logoM&A Monday: Nordstrom, Aramark, Ruby Tuesday Make Moves - October 16 at 4:53 PM logoMarkets Right Now: Banks, tech lead stocks slightly higher - October 16 at 11:59 AM logoAramark Services (ARMK) to Acquire Avendra for $1.35B, AmeriPride for $1B - - October 16 at 8:28 AM logoAramark scoops up Avendra, AmeriPride - October 16 at 4:37 AM logo[$$] Aramark to Buy Avendra and AmeriPride in Separate Deals - October 16 at 1:54 AM logoAramark Announces Two Strategic and Transformative Acquisitions - October 16 at 1:54 AM logoAvendra To Be Purchased By Aramark - October 16 at 1:54 AM logoFood services firm Aramark to buy Avendra, AmeriPride in $2.35 billion deal - October 16 at 1:54 AM logoAramark Is Making Significant Progress Toward Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Goals. (Graphic: Business Wire) - October 12 at 4:54 PM logoAramark Reports Progress on Sustainable Seafood Sourcing Goals - October 12 at 4:54 PM logoAramark to Hold Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2017 Earnings - October 11 at 5:35 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - October 8 at 2:56 AM logoAramark's (ARMK) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank Of Canada - October 5 at 1:32 PM logoTaco Take Over: Aramark Dishes Up “Twisted Tacos” and More at the Nine NHL and NBA Arenas It Serves - October 3 at 3:48 PM logoAramark Celebrates and Honors Extraordinary Associates around the Globe - September 28 at 4:31 PM logoAramark Celebrates and Honors Extraordinary Associates around the Globe - Business Wire (press release) - September 28 at 8:07 AM logoAramark to Become Official Retail Partner for NFL Events Across the Country - September 28 at 12:55 AM logoNational Business Group On Health Honors Aramark With Best Employers For Healthy Lifestyles Award - September 27 at 7:55 PM logoAramark deal with NFL to 'elevate the on-site experience' for fans - September 27 at 7:55 PM logoAramark Team Members around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles - September 18 at 4:27 PM logoAward-Winning “Iron Chef” Cat Cora and Aramark Introduce Wicked Good New Dining Concept - September 14 at 4:40 PM logoAramark : ARMK-US: Dividend Analysis : August 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017 - September 14 at 4:40 PM logoAramark Hires Former Cruise Line CIO - September 14 at 4:39 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 13 at 3:14 AM logoAramark Welcomes More Than 3 Million Students Back To School With New ... - August 30 at 5:15 PM logoAramark Welcomes More Than 3 Million Students Back To School With New Innovations And Healthy Menus - August 30 at 5:15 PM



Aramark (ARMK) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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