Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:VAC) will release its Q316 earnings data on Thursday, October 13th. Analysts expect Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. to post earnings of $1.15 per share and revenue of $450.18 million for the quarter. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. has set its FY16 guidance at $4.43-4.78 EPS.Persons interested in participating in the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:VAC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.06. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. had a net margin of 6.38% and a return on equity of 12.51%. The business earned $429.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $436.93 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.91 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. to post $4.59 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5.24 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Earnings History for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:VAC)

Shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:VAC) opened at 69.56 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.88 billion, a PE ratio of 18.31 and a beta of 1.19. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $74.68 and a 200-day moving average of $68.55. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. has a one year low of $45.95 and a one year high of $80.27.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 20th. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 31.50%.

In other Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. news, VP Brian E. Miller sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.66, for a total transaction of $314,640.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 18,771 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,476,526.86. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. EverPoint Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $10,274,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC raised its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. by 61.1% in the second quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 6,586 shares of the company’s stock valued at $451,000 after buying an additional 2,497 shares during the period. Zacks Investment Management raised its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. by 2.3% in the second quarter. Zacks Investment Management now owns 15,277 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,046,000 after buying an additional 339 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. by 0.8% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 147,675 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,114,000 after buying an additional 1,225 shares during the period. Finally, Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. by 687.1% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 51,381 shares of the company’s stock valued at $772,000 after buying an additional 44,853 shares during the period. 78.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several research firms recently issued reports on VAC. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price target on shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. from $84.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $91.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Telsey Advisory Group lifted their price target on shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. from $69.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. in a research note on Sunday, June 26th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.75.

About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a developer, marketer, seller and manager of vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands. The Company is a developer, marketer and seller of vacation ownership and related products under The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club brand.

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