A Director at Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) is Selling Shares

By Carrie Williams

Yesterday, a Director at Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), Deborah Marriott Harrison, sold shares of MAR for $15.49M.

Following Deborah Marriott Harrison’s last MAR Sell transaction on November 03, 2014, the stock climbed by 47.7%.

Based on Marriott International’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $5.66 billion and quarterly net profit of $392 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $3.94 billion and had a net profit of $70 million. The company has a one-year high of $124.34 and a one-year low of $73.46. MAR’s market cap is $44.11B and the company has a P/E ratio of 32.71.

Based on 6 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $116.33, reflecting a 3.5% upside.

The insider sentiment on Marriott International has been negative according to 113 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Marriott International, Inc. is a diversified global lodging company, which engages in the operation and franchise of hotels, corporate housing properties, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service; North American Limited-Service; and International.