Marriott International (MAR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 19, 2014


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Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 19, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 26, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MAR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.65% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $67.37, the dividend yield is 1.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAR was $67.37, representing a -0.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $67.69 and a 70.21% increase over the 52 week low of $39.58.

MAR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. ( HLT ). MAR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.22. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 25.23%, compared to an industry average of 7.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MAR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MAR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAR as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • Power Shares Dynamic Market Portfolio ( PWC )
  • First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX ( FXD )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FTC with an increase of 4.52% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of MAR at 5.04%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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