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) pushed the Leisure industry higher today making it today's featured leisure winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Marriott International rose 39 cents (1.1%) to $37.36 on light volume. Throughout the day, two million shares of Marriott International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $36.96-$37.44 after having opened the day at $37.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.97. Other companies within the Leisure industry that increased today were:
), up 5.1%,
), up 4.3%,
), up 3.7%, and
), up 3.2%.
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Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and corporate housing properties worldwide. Marriott International has a market cap of $12.02 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.4, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 62.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 30.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Marriott International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Marriott International as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.
- You can view the full Marriott International Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 5.2%,
), down 3.7%,
), down 3%, and
), down 2.5%, were all laggards within the leisure industry with
) being today's leisure industry laggard.
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