Marriott International ( MAR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 22, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MAR 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 $140.44, representing a -5.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $149.21 and a 64.01% increase over the 52 week low of $85.63.
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 $3.6. Zacks Investment Research reports MAR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 21.87%, compared to an industry average of 9%.