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

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.


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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