Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) Institutional Investor Positioning

July 16, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

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Sentiment for Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR)

Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.38, from 1.09 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 233 investment managers opened new and increased equity positions, while 327 sold and decreased holdings in Marriott International Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 216.91 million shares, down from 224.71 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Marriott International Inc in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 19 to 18 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 38 Reduced: 289 Increased: 158 New Position: 75.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company has market cap of $46.18 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. It has a 34.92 P/E ratio. It also operates, markets, and develops residential properties, as well as provides services to home/condominium owner associations.

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $130.69. About 484,938 shares traded. Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has risen 29.51% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.94% the S&P500.

Analysts await Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $1.36 EPS, up 20.35 % or $0.23 from last year’s $1.13 per share. MAR’s profit will be $480.56 million for 24.02 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual EPS reported by Marriott International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.49 % EPS growth.

Pathstone Family Office Llc holds 10.75% of its portfolio in Marriott International, Inc. for 141,597 shares. Savant Capital Llc owns 254,705 shares or 7.21% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eagle Capital Management Llc has 4.03% invested in the company for 7.99 million shares. The Connecticut-based Land & Buildings Investment Management Llc has invested 3.96% in the stock. Markel Corp, a Virginia-based fund reported 1.51 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 11 selling transactions for $24.78 million activity.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 38% of Marriott International’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Marriott International, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $128.0 while the high is $16300. The stock’s average target of $147.25 is 12.67% above today’s ($130.69) share price. MAR was included in 11 notes of analysts from January 29, 2018. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Buy” on Sunday, May 20. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Susquehanna. As per Friday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. On Tuesday, February 13 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. The stock of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, February 16. As per Monday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 19 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Evercore.

Another recent and important Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) news was published by Bizjournals.com which published an article titled: “Check out all the hotels under construction in San Francisco” on July 10, 2018.

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