Marriott International (NYSE: MAR ) is expected to report Q3 earnings on Oct. 3. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Marriott International's revenues will wane -7.6% and EPS will grow 37.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $2.65 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.40.
Last quarter, Marriott International booked revenue of $2.78 billion. GAAP reported sales were 29% lower than the prior-year quarter's $856.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.42. GAAP EPS of $0.42 for Q2 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 66.5%, 2,080 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 40.1%, 1,300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 23.6%, 780 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $11.60 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.70.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 322 members out of 457 rating the stock outperform, and 135 members rating it underperform. Among 114 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 89 give Marriott International a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Marriott International is outperform, with an average price target of $40.80.
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