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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MAR. The maximum price target given was 121, implying potential capital gains of 17.09 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0.5 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.06 percent in FY estimates.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of MAR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 44.57 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MAR has a PEG ratio of 0.83.

MAR has a 52-week high of 110.51 and a 52-week low of 65.91. Currently the stock is 56.79 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.49 percent. MAR has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.