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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MAR. The maximum price target given was 121, which equates to a potential upside of 17.09 percent. The lowest price target was 93, implying a possible loss of -10.01 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.5 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.06 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of MAR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 44.57 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of MAR is 0.83.

In the last 52-weeks, MAR has achieved a high of 110.51 and a low of 65.91. Today's price is 56.79 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.49 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of MAR is $39.43 billion. MAR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.