What to Look For in Marriott's Earnings Report

In the following video, Fool contributor Matt Thalman discusses a few different metrics and areas investors should focus their attention on when looking at Marriott's (NASDAQ: MAR  ) upcoming earnings report.

While revenue and earnings per share are important, so are revenue per available room, average daily room rates, how many new rooms have been added to the company's system, and a number of specific factors special to Marriott, such as how the Gaylord purchase is shaping up for the company. Click on the video to find a few other areas investors should be watching and, perhaps more importantly, why.

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