Aramark [ARMK] stock Resumed by Jefferies analyst, price target now $36

Aramark [NYSE: ARMK] price surged by 1.21 percent to reach at $0.41. The company report on March 9, 2023 that Aramark Announces an Equitable Alliance With Triple B Hospitality Group.

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Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food and facilities management, announced today that it has entered into an equitable alliance with Triple B Hospitality Group (Triple B), a Black-owned leader in human-centric hospitality, to bring new avenues of value to Aramark Workplace Experience Group clients who want to empower their people and communities, to overcome labor challenges, and to drive more equitable impact from their businesses.

The alliance will support Aramark’s commitment to building more effective partnerships with women- and minority-owned businesses, bridging gaps in economic impact, and linking talented people to stronger, longer-term workplace opportunities.

A sum of 4814477 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 2.94M shares. Aramark shares reached a high of $34.78 and dropped to a low of $33.77 until finishing in the latest session at $34.42.

The one-year ARMK stock forecast points to a potential upside of 22.84. The average equity rating for ARMK stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Aramark [ARMK]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ARMK shares is $44.61 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ARMK stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Jefferies have made an estimate for Aramark shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on October 25, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Deutsche Bank raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on March 30, 2022, representing the official price target for Aramark stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $44, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Buy rating on ARMK stock. On October 21, 2021, analysts increased their price target for ARMK shares from 36 to 40.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Aramark is set at 1.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for ARMK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.55. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.84, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.13. Price to Free Cash Flow for ARMK in the course of the last twelve months was 154.89 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.

ARMK Stock Performance Analysis:

Aramark [ARMK] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.29. With this latest performance, ARMK shares dropped by -10.50% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.60% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -2.63% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ARMK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 29.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 27.58, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 31.43 for Aramark [ARMK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 40.81, while it was recorded at 35.30 for the last single week of trading, and 36.91 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Aramark Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Aramark [ARMK] shares currently have an operating margin of +3.99 and a Gross Margin at +6.48. Aramark’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.19.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.76, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.32.

Aramark’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.


The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ARMK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Aramark go to 31.80%.

Aramark [ARMK] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $9,941 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ARMK stocks are: CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS with ownership of 26,238,987, which is approximately 32.127% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 24,287,684 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $835.98 million in ARMK stocks shares; and NOMURA HOLDINGS INC, currently with $646.61 million in ARMK stock with ownership of nearly 4.488% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Aramark stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Tuesday and at the time of the Tuesday reporting period, where 177 institutional holders increased their position in Aramark [NYSE:ARMK] by around 43,654,813 shares. Additionally, 147 investors decreased positions by around 26,310,766 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 218,863,229 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 288,828,808 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ARMK stock had 55 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,391,991 shares, while 38 institutional investors sold positions of 1,564,411 shares during the same period.


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