Owners of Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 17 cents per share. At a price of $43.49 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%. The average volume for Marriott International has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marriott International has a market cap of $13.4 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.64. TheStreet Ratings rates Marriott International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Marriott International Ratings Report now.