Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Sunday, 14 Jan, 2018

Capital Research Global Investors lifted its stake in shares of Marriott International by 7.2% in the 2nd quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $136.26, for a total transaction of $795,758.40.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) opened at $139.78 on Friday. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500. Barclays Capital maintained Marriott International, Inc. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $148.17 price target is reached, the company will be worth $3.06 billion more. On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $137.70, which is 0.43% lower than its 52-week high. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.12.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. It has outperformed by 41.56% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "hold" rating and issued a $132.00 price target on shares of Marriott International in a research note on Tuesday. Therefore 55% are positive. SunTrust Banks boosted their price objective on shares of Marriott International to $108.00 and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the a year ago is $83.98. MAR was included in 56 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. The company was maintained on Monday, September 7 by Evercore. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by Robert W. Baird. (NASDAQ:MAR) on Friday, August 11. Raymond James Financial invested in 31,634 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, February 17 by Telsey Advisory Group. Berenberg initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 8 report. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, August 8. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. $1.48M worth of Marriott International, Inc. The company has a market cap of $50,961.13, a PE ratio of 34.18, a PEG ratio of 2.32 and a beta of 1.35. The firm operates through three divisions: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and global. It has a 27.68 P/E ratio. It also operates, markets, and develops residential properties, as well as provides services to home/condominium owner associations.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 sales for $28.13 million activity. Eaton Vance Management now owns 2,371,202 shares of the company's stock worth $237,855,000 after acquiring an additional 275,477 shares during the last quarter. Linnartz Stephanie had sold 5,113 shares worth $659,348 on Wednesday, December 13. Robert W. Baird maintained Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were sold by Juliana B. Marriott Marital Trust. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) was sold by Capuano Anthony on Thursday, September 21. Marriott Juliana B. also sold $3.00 million worth of Marriott International, Inc. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 536,070 shares of the company's stock, valued at $44,429,481.60.

Among 20 analysts covering Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold.

Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.12. After $1.10 actual EPS reported by Marriott International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00% negative EPS growth. The company has a current ratio of 0.52, a quick ratio of 0.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.83. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.65% of the company's stock. The investment managers in our partner's database reported: 236.59 million shares, down from 241.03 million shares in 2017Q2. Monetary Mngmt Gru has 875 shares. LP lifted its stake in shares of Marriott International by 11.1% in the 3rd quarter. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 10,709 shares. The Great Lakes Advisors Llc holds 8,706 shares with $960,000 value, down from 11,706 last quarter.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. (NASDAQ:MAR). Ascend Ltd Liability Corp reported 257,583 shares. Associated Banc Corp now owns 6,809 shares of the company's stock valued at $683,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. (NASDAQ:MAR). 5,137 were accumulated by Alps Advsrs. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Oregon-based fund reported 73,272 shares. Hancock Holding Co. raised its stake in Marriott International by 1.9% in the 2nd quarter.

Renaissance Investment Group Llc increased its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New A (MAR) by 16.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Marriott International's payout ratio is 35.87%. (NASDAQ:MAR) or 138,983 shares. Bokf Na holds 28,216 shares. 696,596 are owned by Sarasin Prtn Limited Liability Partnership. (NASDAQ:MAR) for 510,673 shares. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. 76 were reported by Benjamin F Edwards And Communications Incorporated. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, August 7 report. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, May 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein cut shares of Marriott International from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. (NASDAQ:MAR) rating on Tuesday, November 28. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of MAR in report on Monday, August 7 with "Hold" rating. The company had a trading volume of 1,806,773 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,380,000.

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