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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. MAR is a well-regarded dividend-paying company with a an impressive history of performance and a buoyant future outlook. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Marriott International here.
Reasonable growth potential with proven track record and pays a dividend
MAR’s outstanding triple-digit top-line expansion forecasted for the near future is certainly eye-catching for investors on the hunt for growth. This is expected to flow down into an impressive return on equity of 151% over the next couple of years. Over the past year, MAR has grown its earnings by 31%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, MAR also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 11%. This is an optimistic signal for the future.
MAR is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.
For Marriott International, there are three important factors you should further research:
- Financial Health: Does it have a healthy balance sheet? Take a look at our free balance sheet analysis with six simple checks on key factors like leverage and risk.
- Valuation: What is MAR worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether MAR is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of MAR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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