Market Recap: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)’s Positive Momentum, Closing at 243.98

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The closing price of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) was $243.98 for the day, up 0.38% from the previous closing price of $243.05. In other words, the price has increased by $0.38 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.15 million shares were traded. MAR stock price reached its highest trading level at $244.4 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $242.66.


Our analysis of MAR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 162.44 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 26.84.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Mizuho on March 26, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $263.

On October 23, 2023, HSBC Securities started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $233.HSBC Securities initiated its Buy rating on October 23, 2023, with a $233 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 13 ’24 when HIPPEAU ERIC sold 1,400 shares for $251.19 per share. The transaction valued at 351,666 led to the insider holds 72 shares of the business.

Marriott David S sold 2,878 shares of MAR for $716,449 on Feb 28 ’24. The 13D Group Owning more than 10% now owns 596,042 shares after completing the transaction at $248.94 per share. On Feb 23 ’24, another insider, Anand Satyajit, who serves as the President, EMEA of the company, sold 2,749 shares for $251.93 each. As a result, the insider received 692,556 and left with 24,478 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, MAR now has a Market Capitalization of 69686059008 and an Enterprise Value of 82766143488. As of this moment, Marriott’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 25.18, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 22.63. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.79. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.89. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 12.981 whereas that against EBITDA is 19.683.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for MAR is 1.60, which has changed by 0.42303884 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, MAR has reached a high of $260.57, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $170.03. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.42%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 8.54%.

Shares Statistics:

MAR traded an average of 1.37M shares per day over the past three months and 1436970 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 290.54M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 238.68M. Insiders hold about 16.44% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 60.82% stake in the company. Shares short for MAR as of 1715731200 were 5846374 with a Short Ratio of 4.33, compared to 1713139200 on 5281395. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5846374 and a Short% of Float of 2.6199998.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 2.08, MAR has a forward annual dividend rate of 2.19. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.008557909The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.29. The current Payout Ratio is 19.26% for MAR, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-05-23 with an ex-dividend date of 1716422400. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 2011-11-22 when the company split stock in a 1061:1000 ratio.

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