Hot Stock to Watch: Aramark (ARMK)


Aramark (ARMK) belonging to the Consumer Staples sector has surged 1.36% and closed its last trading session at $37.26.

The company reported its EPS on 02/07/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $40.2.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.43. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.33 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.33 and 1.33 respectively.

Aramark on 02/07/2017 reported its EPS as $0.55 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.53. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 3.8%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Aramark Earnings, with 10 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.43.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.44 and $0.4 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.39.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Aramark as $3.63 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 9 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 3.67 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 3.59 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 3.57 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Aramark is 10.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 14.7%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 7.2% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12.6%.

The Company got Downgrade by RBC Capital Mkts on 13-Mar-17 from Top Pick to Outperform.

Insider Trades for Aramark show that the latest trade was made on 28 Feb 2017 where Pressler (Brian P), the Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 16 shares were traded at a price of $0.

10 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 53345600 shares traded.

10 analysts projected Price Targets for Aramark. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $44. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $33 and the Mean Price Target is $40.2.

Aramark (ARMK) has the market capitalization of $9.11 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $38.3 on Sep 30, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $31.38 on Jun 27, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 15% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 4.61 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0 and ATR value of 0.47. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.14% and 1.06%.