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How to buy Aramark stock | $37.35

Learn how to easily invest in Aramark stock.

+$0.87 (+2.53%)

Aramark is a restaurants business based in the US. Aramark shares (ARMK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Aramark employs 170,750 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Aramark stock price (NYSE: ARMK)

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Aramark shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
Latest market close$37.35
52-week range$20.04 - $42.99
50-day moving average $36.25
200-day moving average $37.61
Wall St. target price$41.28
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.44 (1.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.45

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Is it a good time to buy Aramark stock?

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Aramark price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.35 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-26) N/A
1 month (2021-07-06) 2.67%
3 months (2021-05-06) -1.32%
6 months (2021-02-02) N/A
1 year (2020-08-02) N/A
2 years (2019-08-02) N/A
3 years (2018-08-02) N/A
5 years (2016-08-02) N/A

Is Aramark under- or over-valued?

Valuing Aramark stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Aramark's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Aramark's PEG ratio

Aramark's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.57. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Aramark's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Aramark's EBITDA

Aramark's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Aramark's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Aramark financials

Revenue TTM $10.4 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.26%
Return on equity TTM -19.42%
Profit margin -5.42%
Book value $10.29
Market capitalisation $9.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Aramark shares

There are currently 8.2 million Aramark shares held short by investors – that's known as Aramark's "short interest". This figure is 1.1% up from 8.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Aramark shares can be evaluated.

Aramark's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Aramark's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Aramark shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Aramark shares traded daily (recently around 1.6 million). Aramark's SIR currently stands at 5.1. In other words for every 100,000 Aramark shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5100 shares are currently held short.

However Aramark's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Aramark shares, or, against the total number of tradable Aramark shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Aramark's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Aramark shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0322% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Aramark shares, roughly 32 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Aramark.

Find out more about how you can short Aramark stock.

Aramark's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Aramark.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Aramark's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 26.83

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Aramark's overall score of 26.83 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 41st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Aramark is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Aramark's environmental score

Environmental score: 6/100

Aramark's environmental score of 6 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aramark is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aramark's social score

Social score: 14.75/100

Aramark's social score of 14.75 puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aramark is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Aramark's governance score

Governance score: 4.57/100

Aramark's governance score puts it squarely in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Aramark is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aramark's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Aramark scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Aramark has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Aramark was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 26.83
Total ESG percentile 41
Environmental score 6
Environmental score percentile 3
Social score 14.75
Social score percentile 3
Governance score 4.57
Governance score percentile 3
Level of controversy 2

Aramark share dividends

We're not expecting Aramark to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Aramark share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aramark's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.036 up to $42.9933. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARMK.US volatility(beta: 1.96)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Aramark's is 1.9554. This would suggest that Aramark's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Aramark overview

Aramark provides food, facilities, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in the United States and internationally. It operates through 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 services; non-clinical support services, such as patient food and nutrition, retail food, and procurement services; and plant operations and maintenance, custodial/housekeeping, energy management, grounds keeping, and capital project management services. It also provides on-site restaurants, catering, 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. Further, the company offers correctional food; and operates commissaries, laundry facilities, and property rooms. Additionally, it 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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Aramark is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.476% of Aramark shares are held by insiders and 103.067% by institutions.
How many people work for Aramark?
Latest data suggests 170,750 work at Aramark.
When does the fiscal year end for Aramark?
Aramark's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Aramark based?
Aramark's address is: 2400 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States, 19103
What is Aramark's ISIN number?
Aramark's international securities identification number is: US03852U1060
What is Aramark's CUSIP number?
Aramark's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 03852U106

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