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: $10.03 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 245,105,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.63
  • 52 Week Range: $32.73 - $41.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.67
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.52
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $14.49 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.69
  • Book Value: $9.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.32
  • Annual Dividend: $0.41
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • EBIDTA: $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: 1.19 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.48
  • 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 declared 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. 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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Aramark's earnings last quarter?

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $3.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.61 billion. Aramark had a net margin of 2.37% and a return on equity of 19.29%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business 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 Tuesday, November, 21st 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 estimate of $1.96.

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

6 equities research analysts 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 stock price to reach $43.00 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

Who owns Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.14%), Capital Research Global Investors (7.84%), FMR LLC (5.41%), BlackRock Inc. (5.17%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.05%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.16%). Company insiders that own Aramark stock include Brian P Pressler, Eric J Foss, James J Tarangelo, Lynn Mckee, Stephen I Sadove and Stephen R Reynolds. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aramark.

Who sold Aramark stock? Who is selling Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New Mountain Vantage Advisers L.L.C., Citadel Advisors LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, Teachers Advisors LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Aramark stock in the last year include Brian P Pressler, James J Tarangelo, Lynn Mckee and Stephen R Reynolds. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark.

Who bought Aramark stock? Who is buying Aramark stock?

Aramark's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Principal Financial Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. Company insiders that have bought Aramark stock in the last two years include Eric J Foss and Stephen I Sadove. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aramark.

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 $40.94.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Aramark (NYSE ARMK)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  150 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  340
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: $43.00 (5.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aramark (NYSE:ARMK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/10/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$39.00 -> $40.00LowView Rating Details
8/9/2017NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$43.00 -> $45.00MediumView 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
1/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/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 9/22/2015 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
11/13/2017$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:1.00%
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: 94.84%
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 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 logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ARMK-US : August 29, 2017 - August 30 at 5:15 PM logoMaria Menounos Returns to Fenway Park, Debuts "Maria's Greek Kitchen" - August 30 at 5:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to Aramark : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 1:14 AM logoAramark Named One Of The Best Places To Work For Disability Inclusion - August 28 at 4:07 PM logoAramark Launches New Plant-Based Culinary Training Curriculum with The Humane Society of the United States - August 24 at 4:05 PM logoAramark :ARMK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : August 21, 2017 - August 23 at 8:28 AM logo Brokerages Expect Aramark (ARMK) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.70 Billion - August 22 at 2:58 AM logo$0.56 EPS Expected for Aramark (ARMK) This Quarter - August 20 at 10:10 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 19 at 3:02 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Papa John's Revenue and EPS Grew on a Y-o-Y Basis; Announced $500 Million Share Repurchase Program - August 18 at 4:09 PM logoAramark's New NFL Menus Give Hungry Fans Another Reason To Cheer This Football Season - August 17 at 5:28 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) vs. Aramark (ARMK) - August 16 at 2:10 AM logoAramark – Value Analysis (NYSE:ARMK) : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 9:26 PM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Cut to "Strong Sell" at BidaskClub - August 12 at 3:18 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 11 at 4:33 PM logoUniversity of South Carolina Names Aramark New Food & Beverage Services Provider for Athletics Facilities - August 10 at 5:28 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Price Target Increased to $40.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley - August 10 at 5:02 PM logoEdited Transcript of ARMK earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 9 at 9:15 PM logoFood Stock Earnings Roster for Aug 8: DF, ARMK, TWNK & LNCE - Yahoo Finance - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoAramark Reports Third Quarter 2017 Earnings - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoInvestor Network: Aramark to Host Earnings Call - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoHouston convention center, arts venues cease contracts with Aramark - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoAramark misses Street 3Q forecasts - August 8 at 3:53 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - August 8 at 9:42 AM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Announces Earnings Results - August 8 at 9:22 AM logoPre-Market Earnings Report for August 8, 2017 : CVS, ZTS, TDG, HSIC, NCLH, IT, EXPD, LNG, VNTV, QVCA, ARMK, SEE - Nasdaq - August 7 at 4:54 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.61 Billion - August 4 at 8:14 AM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Announces $0.10 Quarterly Dividend - August 3 at 5:46 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) Declares $0.103 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield - August 2 at 9:55 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) Will Post Earnings of $0.35 Per Share - August 2 at 6:23 PM logoAramark Services (ARMK) Declares $0.103 Quarterly Dividend; 1% Yield - - August 2 at 4:53 PM logoReviewing Aramark (ARMK) and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) - August 1 at 10:28 PM logoAramark (ARMK) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - August 1 at 7:17 AM logoBob Evans Farms (BOBE) vs. Aramark (ARMK) Head-To-Head Survey - August 1 at 12:16 AM logoAramark breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ARMK-US : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 4:11 PM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Rating Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub - July 29 at 9:21 PM logoYour work cafeteria may be getting a big makeover soon, Aramark CEO says - July 28 at 5:17 PM logoAramark (ARMK) and Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) Critical Survey - July 27 at 10:36 AM logoLSU Announces Partnership With Aramark As New Campus Athletics Concessionaire - July 27 at 2:39 AM logoAramark (NYSE:ARMK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 25 at 11:38 AM logoAramark (ARMK) and Brinker International (EAT) Critical Review - July 19 at 8:39 AM logoAramark or ConAgra: Which Food Stock is More Enticing Now? 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Aramark (ARMK) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

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