Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10.08 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Aramark is 40.13 (with a change from open of 0.00%), this in conjunction with a target price of 41.82. Volume today has so far reached 3120, with an average volume of about 1333.59. The GAP for this stock, is -0.22%.
The P/E ratio is 31.23, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 18.32. The current EPS for Aramark, is 1.29, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 20.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 12.60%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Aramark, EPS is looking like it will grow 12.04% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.73%. Quarter over quarter is 4.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 20.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.00%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.80% and institutional ownership is 95.70%. Shares outstanding is 250.54, while shares float is at a value of 242.89. Float short for Aramark is 1.85% and the short ratio is 3.37.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.33, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.36. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is 10.90% and their operating margin is 5.50%. The profit margin is 2.20%.
Aramark has seen returns on assets of 3.10%, and on investment, 8.10%. Return on equity is 14.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.45. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.7, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.4 and Price/cash is 69.26, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 22.98.
The simple moving averages are -1.50% and 9.45% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.81% and the 52 week low is 22.61%.
Aramark has a dividend yield of 1.02%, with a current price of 40.13. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 28.90%. This is in an industry, Specialty Eateries, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Aramark is based in USA.
Performance in the Specialty Eateries industry means that Aramark has seen performance for the past week of 0.85%, with performance for the month coming to 0.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 10.71%, and for the half year the performance is 13.78%. Volatility for this week is 1.35% and for the month this is 1.20%.
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