Marriott International Reaches New 52-Week High (MAR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $40.60, above its previous 52-week high of $40.45 with 2.3 million shares traded as of 2:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Marriott International has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 30.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and corporate housing properties worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.4, below the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 65.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Marriott International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. 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.

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