Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.10-2.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.21.
Shares of Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) opened at $42.85 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $10,461.09, a PE ratio of 24.67, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.34, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.30. Aramark has a 52 week low of $32.73 and a 52 week high of $44.12.
Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 14th. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $3.65 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.70 billion. Aramark had a net margin of 2.37% and a return on equity of 19.29%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.49 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Aramark will post 1.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ARMK. Barclays PLC reissued a hold rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Aramark in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aramark from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. BidaskClub raised shares of Aramark from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Nomura lifted their price target on shares of Aramark from $45.00 to $47.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of Aramark from $44.00 to $47.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Aramark currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $45.17.
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Aramark Company Profile
Aramark 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).
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