Analyst Ratings for Marriott International Inc. (MAR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, MAR received an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 12 analysts, 2 gave an overweight rating, 13 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

MAR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 121, implying a possible profit of 17.09 percent. The minimum price target given was 93, implying a possible loss of -10.01 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.5 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.06 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MAR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 44.57 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MAR has a PEG ratio of 0.83.

MAR has traded between a high of 110.51 and a low of 65.91 over the past year. Currently the stock is 56.79 percent higher than its low, and 6.49 percent below the high. MAR has a P/E ratio of 37.17. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MAR value stock report compares MAR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $39.43 billion. MAR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.