A Report On Starwood Hotel And Resort Worldwide Inc.

2492 Words Mar 31st, 2015 10 Pages
This report will provide information obtained through ratio analysis, regarding the profitability , liquidity and financial stability of Starwood hotel and resort worldwide inc. and Marriott group of hotels for the years 2011-2013 and compare both the hotels.
Starwood hotel and resort worldwide inc. founded 1991, is an american hotel company with more than 1,200 properties in 100 countries and 180,400 employees at its owned and managed properties. In 2013 it grew same store worldwide RevPAR by 5% in constant dollar. (Starwood hotels company overview 2013) Recognised as one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is composed of nine internationally renowned brands and the award-winning loyalty program Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG)®. Their brands include: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft℠, and Element℠. It reduced net debt from over $3.5B in 2008 to just over $800M by 2013. Returned $1.7B to shareholders in since 2008 .Increased Dividend by 150% in 2012; 2% yield. Repurchased over 6M shares in 2012 while investing in their core business to drive growth and build capability. (Starwood investor and analyst day 2013)
Marriott International inc. also an american company founded in 1927, owns more than 3,900 properties, 18 brands, and associates at their headquarters , managed and franchised properties around the world. Its a fortune 500 Company,…
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