Yesterday, Aug. 27, 2015, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $3,256,000.00. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Marriott International (MAR) - FREE Research Report Schwab Susan C, who is Director at Marriott International, bought 357 shares at $70.56 on Aug. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 357 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 357-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $71.04, up $0.48, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marriott International go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 5,380
12-Week # shares sold: 5,380
24-Week # shares sold: 24,739
The average volume for Marriott International has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marriott International has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 8.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Marriott International, Inc. operates, franchises, and licenses hotels and timeshare properties worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Full-Service, North American Limited-Service, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Marriott International a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on MAR - FREETheStreet Quant 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, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Marriott International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.