NYSE:ARMK - Aramark Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$39.61 +0.11 (+0.28 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$39.61
Today's Range$38.9505 - $40.04
52-Week Range$36.28 - $46.09
Volume1.32 million shs
Average Volume1.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.73 billion
P/E Ratio22.38
Dividend Yield1.06%
Aramark logoAramark 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Eating places
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.77
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio0.98


Trailing P/E Ratio22.38
Forward P/E Ratio19.61
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.60 billion
Price / Sales0.67
Cash Flow$3.9102 per share
Price / Cash10.13
Book Value$10.03 per share
Price / Book3.95


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.77
Net Income$373.92 million
Net Margins3.29%
Return on Equity17.96%
Return on Assets3.86%


Outstanding Shares246,210,000
Market Cap$9,725.40

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 17th will be given 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 1.06%. 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 has authorized a stock repurchase 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 reacquire up to 2.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.48 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $3.94 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.91 billion. Aramark had a return on equity of 17.96% and a net margin of 3.29%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.45 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, August, 7th 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, 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 target prices for Aramark's stock. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Aramark's stock price to reach $47.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.5% 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?

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 trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aramark earned a news sentiment score of 0.39 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 49.35 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Aramark's major shareholders?

Aramark's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Channing Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.04%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.03%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Benson Investment Management Company Inc. (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 Channing Capital Management LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Bank of Montreal Can, Amalgamated Bank, Cerebellum GP LLC and LS Investment Advisors LLC. 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Benson Investment Management Company Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Raymond James Trust N.A., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Atria Investments LLC, FNY Investment Advisers 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 $39.61.

How big of a company is Aramark?

Aramark has a market capitalization of $9.73 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  513
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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