In a report issued on February 24, Stuart Gordon from Berenberg Bank maintained a Hold rating on Marriott International (MAR – Research Report), with a price target of $165.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $174.37.
According to TipRanks.com, Gordon is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 11.5% and a 62.3% success rate. Gordon covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean.
Currently, the analyst consensus on Marriott International is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $177.58, representing a 4.1% upside. In a report issued on February 15, Deutsche Bank also assigned a Hold rating to the stock with a $164.00 price target.
Based on Marriott International’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $4.45 billion and net profit of $468 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.17 billion and had a GAAP net loss of $164 million.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 87 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of MAR in relation to earlier this year.
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Marriott International, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of hotel, residential, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, Asia Pacific, and Other International. The North American Full-Service segment includes luxury and premium brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The North American Limited-Service segment comprises select properties located in the U.S. and Canada. The Asia Pacific segment focuses in all brand tiers in Asia Pacific region. The Other International segment represents its Caribbean and Latin America, Europe, and Middle East and Africa properties. The company was founded by J. Wiliard Marriot and Alice Sheets Marriott in 1927 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.
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