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 highest price target was 121, implying potential capital gains of 17.09 percent. The minimum price target given was 93, implying potential capital losses 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.5 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of MAR is 0.83.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MAR hit 110.51 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.91. Currently the stock is 56.79 percent higher than its low, and 6.49 percent lower than its 52-week 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.