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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for ARMK. The most optimistic price target was 45, implying a possible profit of 12.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 39, implying a possible loss of -2.52 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 2.75 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.47 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of ARMK to grow at a rate of 36.15 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. ARMK has a PEG ratio of 0.86.

In the trailing 52-weeks, ARMK hit 41.72 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 32.73. Today's price is 22.24 percent above the 52-week 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.