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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Marriott International's revenues will expand 15.7% and EPS will grow 35.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.21 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Last quarter, Marriott International chalked up revenue of $3.14 billion. GAAP reported sales were 15% higher than the prior-year quarter's $517.0 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 $0.43. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q1 were 43% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.30 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 68.4%, 610 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 38.0%, 420 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 22.9%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $12.75 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.03.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 328 members out of 466 rating the stock outperform, and 138 members rating it underperform. Among 122 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 95 give Marriott International a green thumbs-up, and 27 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 $43.34.
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