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Recent Performance: Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC)

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Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation is part of the consumer cyclical sector and travel and leisure industry. The company CEO is Stephen P. Weisz. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is an owner of holiday resorts primarily in the United States. Its portfolio of properties includes Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residencies and The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The VAC stock showed a previous change of -0.12% with an open at 118.10 and a close of 117.73. It reached an intraday high of 120.19 and a low of 117.60.

PR Newswire:  Marriott Vacations Worldwide Announces Pricing of $750 Million of 6.5% Senior Notes

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $3.1b with 26.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 24.7m shares. Trading volume reached 133,024 shares compared to its average volume of 345,638 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Marriot Vacations Worldwide Corporation shares returned -1.71% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.34%. Over three months, it changed -0.12%. In one year it has changed 4.00% and within that year its 52-week high was 154.14 and its 52-week low was 107.17. VAC stock is 9.85% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 130.18 and a 50 day moving average of 118.77. Currently VAC stock is trading -9.56% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Marriott Vacations Worldwide Announces Pricing of $750 Million of 6.5% Senior Notes

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 8.11 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 14.52. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.84. The TTM EPS is 5.95, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.79.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  1.59
03-31-2018:  1.39
12-31-2017:  1.56
09-30-2017:  1.41

The dividend per share is currently 1.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.36%. Also, the payout ratio is 26.89%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 204.04, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 42.30%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 7.10% of insider ownership and 76.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 4,762,238, which is 17.92% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 11.78. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.40

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on equity is 19.41%, return on assets is 7.19%, profit margin is 13.12%, price-to-sales is 2.10 and price-to-book is 2.94.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 5  :Future Growth Score
 2  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks. Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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