Rhumbline Advisers lifted its stake in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp (NYSE:VAC) by 2.6% in the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 142,282 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,618 shares during the quarter. Rhumbline Advisers owned 0.35% of Marriott Vacations Worldwide worth $7,908,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VAC. CI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Marriott Vacations Worldwide during the 4th quarter worth about $416,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can acquired a new stake in Marriott Vacations Worldwide during the 4th quarter worth about $2,322,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide by 44.9% during the 4th quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 13,313 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,715,000 after acquiring an additional 4,123 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Marriott Vacations Worldwide by 1.3% during the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 516,139 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,458,000 after acquiring an additional 6,379 shares during the period. Finally, Eagle Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Marriott Vacations Worldwide during the 4th quarter worth about $4,442,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 82.84% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Marriott Vacations Worldwide stock opened at $90.89 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.23 and a beta of 2.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 3.16 and a quick ratio of 2.50. Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp has a 52-week low of $30.10 and a 52-week high of $131.27. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $74.29 and a 200-day simple moving average of $103.17.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 26th. The company reported $2.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.58 by ($0.15). Marriott Vacations Worldwide had a net margin of 3.13% and a return on equity of 10.90%. The company had revenue of $1.15 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.13 billion. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp will post 3.4 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on Marriott Vacations Worldwide from $94.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Nomura decreased their price objective on Marriott Vacations Worldwide from $136.00 to $109.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on Marriott Vacations Worldwide from $124.00 to $93.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Marriott Vacations Worldwide from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 26th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reduced their price target on Marriott Vacations Worldwide from $118.00 to $114.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $102.43.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Profile

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation develops, markets, sells, and manages vacation ownership and related products under the Marriott Vacation Club, Grand Residences by Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, Hyatt Residence Club brands, and Marriott Vacation Club Pulse brands. The company operates through two segments, Vacation Ownership and Exchange & Third-Party Management.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC)

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