Analysts Alert on Price Target: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) plunged -0.58% during previous trade, a total of 2.03M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.64M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.01B along with 382.42M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $92.42 and touched the lowest level of $91.18.

Most recently Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price target was revised on 03/22/17and according to 22 analysts stock’s price will reach at $96.23 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 6.55. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $86 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $106, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 15% from its latest closing price of $91.49.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price target was revised on 03/22/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $102 while the bearish estimates kept at $80 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $90.23, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 6.55.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.30. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 15 brokerage recommendations 4 rate Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 2/21/17 the stock of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) downgraded by SunTrust from Buy to Hold. However previously on 12/5/16 it was upgraded by MKM Partners from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 9/26/16 the stock was upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal-Weight to Overweight.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) performance over the past one year soared 37.11% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 11.03%. During the last six months the stock climbed 37.72%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.61% while its last one month trend is positive with 3.17%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.10%.

The company’s price sits 2.44% above from its 50-day moving average of $90.20 and 17.57% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $81.88. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s shares are currently trading -4.12% away from the 52-week high price of $95.42 and +52.06% far from the 52-week low price of $60.17.

According to consensus agreement of 24 analysts Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) will report earnings per share of $0.91 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/8/17 After Market Close. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.8. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.87 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) set at $3.94 according to the sentiments of 27 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.8 and highest earnings estimates are $4.16.

According to 13 analysts, Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.2B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $6.38B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $4.31B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $21.51B compared to low analyst estimates of $18.91B and high estimates of $23.38B according to the projection of 15 analysts.

Stock on the Move: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) share price soared 0.05% or 0.05 points to reach at $94.64 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $94.40 – $95.42 during previous trading session. A total of 2.07M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 2.72M shares. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a market capitalization of $36.34B and most recently 383.56M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is at 81.05.

According to sentiments of 22 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $95. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $105 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $86.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.91 derived from a total of 23 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.8 and can go high up to $1. However a year ago during same quarter Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) reported $0.87 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $1.02 per share according to consensus of 23 analysts.

According to sentiments of 13 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $5.19B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $4.31B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $6.38B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.30 on the shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR). Out of rating recommendations 6 have given the stock a Buy while 8 recommend the stock as Outperform. 12 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 0 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 6.17% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 8.39% along with 24.45% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were trading -0.37% below from the 52-week high mark of $94.99 and +57.29% above from the 52-week bottom of $60.17. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/30/17 and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.61% in the past one week and soared 6.95% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 13.92% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 41.49% while yearly performance of the company advanced 35.11%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 14.86%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 5%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 76.70% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 7%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.27, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.18%, 1.39% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.18.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 35.84. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.59 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.53.

Insider Activity and Recommendations in Focus: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) exchanged hands 2,403,000 shares versus average trading capacity of 3.06M shares, while its relative trading volume is 0.77. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s total market worth is $32.04B along with 390.48M outstanding shares.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Smith Craig S., Pres. Mgn. Dir. Asia Pecific of the company in a transaction that occurred 12/28/2016 sold 600 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $84.41, for a total value of $50,646. Subsequent to the transaction Smith Craig S. owned a total of 15,104 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 12/16/2016, Ryan Edward A, EVP & Gen. Counsel sold 5,000 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $84.68, for a total worth of $423,400. Succeeding to the transaction Ryan Edward A owned overall 77,597 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Rodriguez David A, Chief Human Resources Officer sold 12,000 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 12/14/2016. At a price of $83.94, the stock was sold for an entire value of $1,007,280. Consequent to the transaction Rodriguez David A owned a total of 35,810 shares of the stock.

Currently, 4.00% shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) are owned by insiders with -4.06% six-month change in the insider ownership. The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) total 27 number of trades held during last 3 months and 88 during last 12 months, out of them 6 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 36 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 21 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 52 sells over the past 12 months.

For the duration of last three months Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s total number of shares bought are 47,024 and sold 339,316 from a total of 386,340 traded shares. During last twelve months 455,958 number of shares bought and 4,249,937 sold from a total of 4,705,895 shares traded. A net activity of 292,292 took place in the course of three months, while 3,793,979 during last twelve months. Insider trading information is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings are filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) ended last trading session at the price of $82.68 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $82.25 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/15/16. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s highest estimates of price target are $98.00 and low forecast is $56.00 based on the opinion of 24 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 8.71. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.26 based on calls of 17 experts.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/15/17. The company is expected to release $0.83 EPS during current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $0.77 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.81 and high estimate of $0.86. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.67B according to 11 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.26B and highest revenue estimates are $5.91B. A year ago the company’s sales were $3.71B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 26.00%. Past 5 years growth of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) observed at 23.88%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 14.81%.

Overbuying Stock under Discussion: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) share price soared 2.24% or +1.84 points to reach at $83.92 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $81.86 – $84.27 during previous trading session. A total of 3,964,685 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 3.97M shares. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a market capitalization of $33.21B and most recently 390.48M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is at 84.23.

According to sentiments of 24 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $78.92. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $56.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.83 derived from a total of 17 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.83 and can go high up to $0.85. However a year ago during same quarter Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) reported $0.77 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.9 per share according to consensus of 17 analysts.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $4.7B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.26B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $5.91B.

 

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 8.41% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 17.54% along with 21.46% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

Important factors to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) hit its 52-week high price on 12/07/16, and 52-week low price on 01/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 6.52% in the past one week and soared 18.49% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 20.82% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 25.87% while yearly performance of the company advanced 22.61%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 27.25%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -60.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 184.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.65, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.09%, 2.25% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.29.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 35.06. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.51 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.46.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR): Check on Ratings

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) rose 2.27% during previous trade. MKM Partners issued rating on the stock of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) in a research note issued to investors on Dec-05-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Neutral to Buy from $72 to $90. Additionally Morgan Stanley issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Sep-26-16 the stock was “Upgraded” from Equal-Weight to Overweight besides that on Sep-26-16 Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) was “Reiterated” by Stifel as Hold from $65 to $66. Furthermore on Sep-26-16 the stock was “Initiated” by Goldman as Buy.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) shares ended last trading session at the price of $81 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $77.63 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 12/01/16. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s highest estimates of price target are $87 and low forecast is $56 based on the opinion of 24 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 7.91. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.38 based on calls of 17 experts, where 5 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 10 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 2/15/17. The company is expected to release $0.83 EPS for current quarter according to 16 analysts whereas the company reported $0.77 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $0.81 and high estimate of $0.85. For the current year Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has set to release EPS of $3.62 as per the sentiments of 18 analysts, however according to 24 analysts, the company expected to release $4.03 EPS for next year.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.75B according to 12 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $1.26B and highest revenue estimates are $5.91B. A year ago the company’s sales were $3.71B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 28.20%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $4.88B, according to the sentiments of 9 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $16.27B revenues, as per the opinion of 14 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $12.71B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $17.36B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $20.58B by 14 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.50M shares versus average trading capacity of 3.29M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $31.38B along with 390.48M outstanding shares. However the company observed 52 week high price on 12/05/16 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits 14.35% above from its 50-day moving average of $72.82 and 17.50% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $69.93. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.08, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 3.69. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 29.57. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 33.84.

Overbuying Stock to Watch: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) share price soared 0.30% or 0.23 points to reach at $78.08 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $77.33 – $78.12 during previous trading session. A total of 1,793,542 shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 3.82M shares. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a market capitalization of $30.58B and most recently 390.48M outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is at 82.65.

According to sentiments of 22 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $77.00. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $87.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $56.00.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.83 derived from a total of 16 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.81 and can go high up to $0.85. However a year ago during same quarter Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) reported $0.77 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.9 per share according to consensus of 17 analysts.

According to sentiments of 12 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $4.75B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.26B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $5.91B.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 7.88% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 12.46% along with 14.18% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) hit its 52-week high price on 11/16/16, and 52-week low price on 01/20/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.05% in the past one week and soared 16.63% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 7.79% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 20.08% while yearly performance of the company advanced 11.82%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 18.40%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.70%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -60.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 184.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 1.37, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.02%, 2.12% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.28.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 32.50. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.70 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.70. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.51 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.46.

Stock Rating Update on the Shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) fell -1.88% during previous trade. Morgan Stanley issued rating on the stock of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) in a research note issued to investors on Sep-26-16, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Equal-Weight to Overweight. Additionally Stifel issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Sep-26-16 the stock was “Reiterated” as Hold from $65 to $66 besides that on Sep-26-16 Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) was “Initiated” by Goldman as Buy. Furthermore on Sep-23-16 the stock was “Reiterated” by Telsey Advisory Group as Market Perform from $74 to $70.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) shares ended last trading session at the price of $67.15 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $76.78 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 09/23/16. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s highest estimates of price target are $87.00 and low forecast is $56.00 based on the opinion of 23 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 7.59. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.30 based on calls of 15 experts, where 5 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 1 suggest the stock a Buy, 1 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 10/26/16. The company is expected to release $0.89 EPS for current quarter according to 12 analysts whereas the company reported $0.78 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.81 and high estimate of $0.94. For the current year Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) has set to release EPS of $3.63 as per the sentiments of 16 analysts, however according to 18 analysts, the company expected to release $4.1 EPS for next year.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $4.44B according to 8 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $3.64B and highest revenue estimates are $6.26B. A year ago the company’s sales were $3.58B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 24.00%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $5.23B, according to the sentiments of 8 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $17.6B revenues, as per the opinion of 9 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $16.18B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $20.45B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $21.22B by 10 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 5,062,300 shares versus average trading capacity of 3.54M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $16.76B along with 254.40M outstanding shares. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) shares were trading -14.59% below from the 52-week high price mark of $78.62 and +20.50% above from the 52-week price bottom of $55.73. However the company observed 52 week high price on 10/28/15 and witnessed 52 week low price on 01/20/16. The company’s price sits -5.14% below from its 50-day moving average of $70.98 and -0.04% away from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $69.08. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.14. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 25.16. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 17.38.

Analyst Outlook on Price Target: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) soared 0.01% during previous trade, a total of 2.34M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.93M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.11B along with 254.40M outstanding shares. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $79.88 and touched the lowest level of $56.43.

Most recently Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price target was revised on 07/29/16 and according to 20 analysts stock’s price will reach at $76.50 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 9.75. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $56.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $90.00, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 48% from its latest closing price of $71.86.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions during last one month, three weeks ago Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s price target was revised on 07/14/16 by the analysts. The bullish price estimates of the stock is set at $93.00 while the bearish estimates kept at $56.00 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $73.23, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 9.76. After that the stock’s target price was revised on 07/25/16, approximately two weeks ago. Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) highest price target was set at $93.00 and lowest target was at $56.00. The company’s one year price target was secure at $73.23 and its standard deviation of 9.76. Moreover one week ago on 07/29/16 the company’s price target was revised at $73.15 with 52 week price target range of $56.00 – $93.00. The estimates signifies a standard deviation of 9.75.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.50. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 5 rate Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 2 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 4/20/2016 the stock of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) downgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Mkt Perform. However previously on 2/3/2016 it was downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform. A research note issued on 1/14/2016 the stock was downgraded by MKM Partners from Buy to Neutral.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) performance over the past one year advanced 1.12%, during the last six months the stock rose 18.04%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 4.73% while its last one month trend is positive with 0.84%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of -0.77%.

According to consensus agreement of 11 analysts Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) will report earnings per share of $0.92 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 10/26/16. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.97 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.88. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.78 EPS.

Analysts Review on Earnings Estimates: Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) soared 0.65% or +0.46 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $71.11, a total of 2.53M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.23M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $18.28B and it has 254.23M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 14 analysts Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) will report earnings per share of $0.98 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/27/2016 AMC. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1 and low forecast is $0.96. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.82 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $0.84 while the company reported $0.87 EPS on 4/27/2016 AMC with a difference of 0.03 marking a surprise factor of 3.57%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s expected mean EPS was $0.76, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.77 on 2/17/2016 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.01 with surprise factor of 1.32%.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.74 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.78 on 10/28/2015 AMC, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.04 with surprise factor of 1.23%.

Back on 7/29/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $0.81 and it reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a positive surprise factor of 1.23% by 0.01.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $3.71 according to 20 analysts making projections for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $3.9 while the conservative estimates kept at $3.61 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $3.12 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 15.6B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 16.37B and indicating lowest revenues at 15.13B according to agreement of 16 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 3.9B covering forecast of 12 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 4.19B and 3.64B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 19.50% whereas for next quarter it has 21.80% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 18.90% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 15.40%. Past 5 years growth of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) observed at 24.09%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 16.57%.

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) reached at $71.67 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 4.53%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 6.41% while it has a distance of 5.48% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $56.43 and touched the lowest level of $79.88 and its distance from 52 week high is -9.23% and current price is above +28.06% from 52 week low.