Marriott International (MAR) Receives a Hold from BMO Capital

By Carrie Williams

In a report released yesterday, Ari Klein from BMO Capital maintained a Hold rating on Marriott International (MARResearch Report), with a price target of $128.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $133.69.

According to TipRanks.com, Klein is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 12.6% and a 72.7% success rate. Klein covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Host Hotels & Resorts, and Park Hotels & Resorts.

Marriott International has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $133.29, implying a 4.1% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $123.00 price target.

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Marriott International’s market cap is currently $44.03B and has a P/E ratio of 30.63. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 35.64.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 85 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of MAR in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in August 2019, Craig Smith, the Pres. Mgn. Dir. Asia Pacific of MAR sold 14,915 shares for a total of $1,912,068.

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Marriott International, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of hotel, residential, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service; North American Limited-Service; Asia Pacific; and Other International.