Marriott International (MAR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 26, 2014

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Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MAR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MAR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MAR was $53.47, representing a -0.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.97 and a 40.1% increase over the 52 week low of $38.17.

MAR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. ( LVS ) and Melco Crown Entertainment Limited ( MPEL ). MAR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.01. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 19.66%, compared to an industry average of 24.4%.

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:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
  • PowerShares Buyback Achievers ( PKW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKW with an increase of 9.7% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of MAR at 1.3%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: MAR , LVS , MPEL , RCD , PKW

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