Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 23, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 28, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MAR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.07% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $129.43, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAR was $129.43, representing a -8.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $142.19 and a 28.63% increase over the 52 week low of $100.62.
MAR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ). MAR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.1. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -1.76%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAR as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLLV with an increase of 23.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAR at 1.47%.
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