Analyst Ratings for Aramark (ARMK)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) have received a consensus rating of Buy from Wall Street analysts. ARMK had previously received a consensus rating of Buy a month ago.

8 analysts declared ARMK a buy, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

ARMK was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital gains of 12.47 percent. The lowest price target was 39, implying potential capital losses of -2.52 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.75 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.47 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

ARMK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 36.15 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. ARMK has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

In the last 52-weeks, ARMK has achieved a high of 41.72 and a low of 32.73. Currently the stock is 22.24 percent higher than its low, and 4.1 percent below the high. ARMK has a price/earnings ratio of 31.11. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The ARMK value stock report compares ARMK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.83 billion. ARMK's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.