Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 31, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MAR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MAR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $118.65, the dividend yield is 1.38%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAR was $118.65, representing a -20.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $149.21 and a 10.93% increase over the 52 week low of $106.96.
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 $4.72. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 41.68%, compared to an industry average of 23.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAR as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF ( SYG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SYG with an decrease of -3.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MAR at 3.03%.
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