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 highest price target 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. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.06 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Today's price is 56.79 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.49 percent below the high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $39.43 billion. MAR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.