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.

Several price targets were given for ARMK by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential upside of 12.47 percent. The lowest price target was 39, which equates to a potential downside 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of ARMK is 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 lower than its 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.