Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 28, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MAR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 24.24% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $124.4, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MAR was $124.4, representing a -16.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $149.21 and a 26.95% increase over the 52 week low of $97.99.
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 $4.38. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 34.89%, compared to an industry average of 24.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MAR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MAR as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco BuyBack Achievers ETF ( PKW )
- Invesco S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF ( RPG )
- Invesco S&P 500 Quality ETF ( SPHQ )
- Invesco QQQ Trust, Series 1 ( QQQ )
- ETF Series Solutions ( ACSI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QQQ with an increase of 14.28% over the last 100 days. PKW has the highest percent weighting of MAR at 2.44%.