Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is still -37.08% behind the $149.21 high touched on 2018-01-30. Even though its shares witnessed a 1.77% increase from the 52-week low price of $106.96 they recorded on 2018-10-24. The price recently went down by -$1.22 now trading at $108.85. The last few days have been rough for the stock, as its price has decreased by -5.61% during the week. It has also performed poorly over the past three months, as it lost around -15.97% while it has so far retreated around -15.46% during the course of a year. The stock of MAR recorded -19.8% downtrend from the beginning of this year till date. The 12-month potential price target for Marriott International, Inc. is set at $137.14. This target means that the stock has an upside potential to increase by 25.99% from the current trading price.
When giving their opinion, around 40% of Wall Street analysts, which represents 10 out of 25 rated the stock as a Buy. 15 brokerage firms of the remaining 60% rated the stock as a Hold with 0 analyst rating it as a sell. Overall, the number of aggregate MAR shares held by institutional investors represents 65.1% of total shares. 48 institutions entered new Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) positions, 294 added to their existing positions in these shares, 442 lowered their positions, and 97 exited their positions entirely.
Marriott International, Inc. (MAR) trade volume has decreased by -16.21% as around 2,066,521 shares were sold when compared with its 50-day average volume of traded shares which is 2,466,382. At the moment, MAR is witnessing a downtrend, as it is trading -6.4% below its 20-day SMA, -6.65% below its 50-day SMA, and -15.47% below its 200-day SMA. The company runs an ROE of roughly 55%, with financial analysts predicting that their earnings per share growth will be around 18.57% per annum for the next five year. This will be compared to the 24.6% increase witnessed over the past five years.
The first technical resistance point for Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) will likely come at $110.47, marking a 1.47% premium to the current level. The second resistance point is at $112.09, about 2.89% premium to its current market price. On the other hand, inability to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $106.62, the lower end of the range. MAR’s 14-day MACD is -5.75 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 14-day RSI (relative strength index) score is 37.22, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the stock stands at 36.67 percent, which is high when compared to that of the 50-day’s 34.95 percent.
The shares of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has decreased by -0.98%, and now trading at $138.2 on the Wall Street in the intra-day deal, with their shares traded now around 1,718,360. This is a decline of -592,810 shares over the average 2,311,170 shares that were traded daily over the last three months. The stock that is trading at $138.2 went higher by 28.43% from its 52-week low of $107.61 that it attained back on 2018-02-09. The stock recorded a 52-week high of $153.51 nearly 72 days ago on 2018-10-03.
ADP stock hasn’t performed well over the past 30 days, as it lost -4.14% while its price climbed by 17.93% year-to-date (YTD). Looking at the last few days, it has been tough for the stock, as it tumbled -3.48% over the last week. The stock’s 12-month potential target price is now at $158.33. This means that the stock price might likely increase by 14.57% from its current trading price.8 out of 21 Wall Street analysts which represents 38.1% rated the stock as a buy while the remaining 61.9 rated it as a hold, with 0 of analysts rating it as a sell.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has been utilizing an ROE that is roughly 39.7%, with stock analysts predicting that the company’s EPS for the next five years will go up by 16.66% per year, following the 9.7% raise that was witnessed during the past five years. The stock at the moment is on a downtrend, trading -3.76% below its 20-day SMA, -3.79% below its 50-day SMA, and 2.81% above its 200-day SMA. In percentage terms, the aggregate Automatic Data Processing, Inc. shares held by institutional investors is 79.8%. 115 institutions jumped in to acquire Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) fresh stake, 513 added to their current holdings in these shares, 699 lowered their positions, and 80 left no stake in the company.
The stock’s 9-day MACD is -2.8 and this negative figure indicates a downward trading trend. The company’s 9-day RSI score is 33.78, which shows that its stock has been neutral. The 20-day historical volatility for the shares stand at 24 percent, which is less when compared to that of the 50-day’s 29.82 percent. On the daily chart, we see that the stock could reach the first level of resistance at $139.6, sporting a 1% premium to the current level. The next resistance point is at $140.99, representing nearly 1.98% premium to the current market price of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP). On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $135.35, the lower end of the range.