Marriott International
May 8, 2017

Marriott International Reports First Quarter 2017 Results Highlights

BETHESDA, Md., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

  • First quarter reported diluted EPS totaled $0.94, an 11 percent increase over prior year results. First quarter adjusted diluted EPS totaled $1.01, a 38 percent increase over first quarter 2016 combined results. Adjusted 2017 first quarter results exclude merger-related costs. Combined 2016 first quarter results assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015;
  • Both North American and worldwide comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR rose 3.1 percent in the 2017 first quarter;
  • The company added more than 17,000 rooms during the first quarter, including roughly 3,300 rooms converted from competitor brands and 6,400 rooms in international markets;
  • At quarter-end, Marriott's worldwide development pipeline increased to more than 430,000 rooms, including roughly 36,000 rooms approved, but not yet subject to signed contracts;
  • First quarter reported net income totaled $365 million, a 67 percent increase over prior year results.  First quarter adjusted net income totaled $395 million, a 36 percent increase over prior year combined results;
  • Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaled $750 million in the quarter, a 64 percent increase over first quarter 2016 adjusted EBITDA and a 10 percent increase over first quarter 2016 combined adjusted EBITDA;
  • Marriott repurchased 6.7 million shares of the company's common stock for $575 million during the first quarter.  Year-to-date through May 8, the company repurchased 10.4 million shares for $925 million.

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Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today reported first quarter 2017 results.

On September 23, 2016, Marriott completed its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (Starwood).  The discussion in the first section below reflects reported results for the first quarter in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  To further assist investors, the company is also providing (a) adjusted results that exclude merger-related costs; and (b) combined financials and selected performance information for 2016 that assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015, but use the estimated fair value of assets and liabilities as of the actual closing date of the acquisition.  Combined results also reflect other adjustments as described below.  Throughout this press release, the business associated with brands that were in Marriott's portfolio before the Starwood acquisition are referred to as "Legacy-Marriott", while the Starwood business and brands that the company acquired are referred to as "Legacy-Starwood."

Branding fees from credit cards and residential sales are reported in the Franchise fees line on the income statement.  Prior to the first quarter of 2017, those fees were reported in Owned, leased and other revenue.   Reported results for the 2016 first quarter on page A-1 and combined results on page A-2 have been reclassified to conform to the current reporting.

Arne M. Sorenson, president and chief executive officer of Marriott International, said, "We were pleased by our performance in the quarter across the board.  RevPAR exceeded our expectations in North America and Europe due to stronger group attendance and higher-rated business transient demand.  Demand in Greater China and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region was also better than expected.  With just over 3 percent RevPAR growth worldwide, our teams did an excellent job driving margin improvement of 100 basis points at company-operated hotels.  Given the stronger than expected RevPAR performance in North America in the first quarter and improving demand trends in the Europe and Asia Pacific regions, we have increased our full year 2017 RevPAR expectations.

We continue to make great progress on integrating the Starwood and Marriott lodging businesses, gaining efficiencies at both the corporate and property levels.  Legacy-Starwood hotels are enjoying the benefits of Marriott's OTA contracts and procurement agreements, and are in the process of transitioning to our above-property shared-service model for finance and accounting.  Our global sales organization, which maintains relationships with our largest customers, is now fully integrated.

In the first quarter, we sold the Westin Maui for $317 million subject to a long-term management agreement, furthering our goal of recycling owned real estate capital.  We expect the proceeds of the sale, together with strong cash from operations and our modest capital needs, will allow us to return more than $2 billion of cash to our shareholders in 2017.  To date in 2017, we have already returned more than $1 billion in dividends and share repurchases."  

First Quarter 2017 GAAP - Financial Results As Reported

Marriott reported net income totaled $365 million in the 2017 first quarter, a 67 percent increase over 2016 first quarter net income of $219 million.  Reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $0.94 in the quarter, an 11 percent increase from diluted EPS of $0.85 in the year-ago quarter.  

Base management and franchise fees totaled $629 million in the 2017 first quarter, compared to $422 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase in these fees is primarily attributable to the Starwood acquisition, higher RevPAR and unit growth.

First quarter worldwide incentive management fees increased to $153 million, compared to $101 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase is primarily attributable to the Starwood acquisition.

Owned, leased, and other revenue, net of direct expenses, totaled $81 million in the 2017 first quarter, compared to $38 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase is primarily attributable to the Starwood acquisition.

Depreciation, amortization, and other expenses totaled $65 million in the first quarter, compared to $31 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase is primarily attributable to the Starwood acquisition, including the effect of purchase accounting.

Merger-related costs and charges totaled $51 million in the first quarter, compared to $8 million in the year-ago quarter.  Included in the merger-related costs and charges are $21 million of severance and retention costs, $23 million of integration costs and $7 million of transaction costs.

General, administrative, and other expenses for the 2017 first quarter totaled $210 million, compared to $155 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase is primarily attributable to the Starwood acquisition, inclusive of general administrative cost savings from combined company synergies.  

Gains and other income, net, was flat year-over-year in the 2017 first quarter.  

Interest expense, net, totaled $63 million in the first quarter compared to $41 million in the year-ago quarter.  The increase largely reflects a higher commercial paper balance and related interest rate, higher Senior Note balances due to debt assumed in the Starwood acquisition, which the company subsequently exchanged for new Marriott Senior Notes, and net higher interest on Senior Notes due to issuances and maturities. 

The provision for income taxes totaled $120 million in the first quarter, a 24.7 percent effective tax rate, compared to $107 million in the year-ago quarter, a 32.8 percent effective tax rate.  The provision for the first quarter of 2017 includes a $43 million tax benefit resulting from the adoption of Accounting Standards Update 2016-09 ("ASU 2016-09"), which changes the GAAP reporting of excess tax benefits associated with employee stock-based compensation. 

For the first quarter, adjusted EBITDA totaled $750 million, a 64 percent increase over first quarter 2016 adjusted EBITDA of $458 million.  See page A-8 for the adjusted EBITDA calculation.

First Quarter 2017 Financial Results As Adjusted Compared to First Quarter 2016 Combined Financial Results

This information is being presented to allow shareholders to more easily compare the 2017 first quarter adjusted results with the combined results for the first quarter of 2016.  The combined results assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015, but use the estimated fair value of assets and liabilities as of the actual closing date of the acquisition. 

Combined results for the 2016 first quarter discussed in this section make the following assumptions: (1) removes merger-related costs and charges; (2) adjusts income taxes to reflect the company's combined 2016 effective tax rate of 32.5 percent; (3) adjusts weighted average shares outstanding to include shares issued to Starwood shareholders; and (4) adjusts debt to reflect borrowing on the Credit Facility and issuance of Series Q and R Notes on January 1, 2015.  Adjusted results for the 2017 first quarter exclude merger-related costs and charges.  See page A-2 for the calculation of adjusted results, as well as combined results for the year-ago quarter.

First quarter 2017 adjusted net income totaled $395 million, a 36 percent increase over 2016 first quarter combined net income of $290 million.  Adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2017 excludes $48 million ($30 million after-tax) of merger-related costs.  Adjusted diluted EPS in the first quarter totaled $1.01, a 38 percent increase from combined diluted EPS of $0.73 in the year-ago quarter.  

Base management and franchise fees totaled $629 million in the first quarter of 2017, a 7 percent increase over combined base management and franchise fees of $590 million in the year-ago quarter.  The year-over-year increase largely reflects higher RevPAR, unit growth and an increase in branding fees.

First quarter incentive management fees increased to $153 million, compared to combined fees of $150 million in the 2016 first quarter.  The year-over-year increase was largely due to higher net house profit at many properties, partially offset by lower deferred fee recognition and unfavorable foreign exchange.

Owned, leased, and other revenue, net of direct expenses, totaled $81 million, compared to combined revenue, net of expenses of $86 million in the year-ago quarter.  The adjusted year-over-year decrease largely reflects lower termination fees, lower results in Rio and New York, and the impact of Legacy-Starwood hotels previously sold, partially offset by better results at other owned and leased hotels.

Adjusted depreciation, amortization, and other expenses for the 2017 first quarter totaled $68 million, compared to combined expenses of $82 million in the year-ago quarter.  The $14 million decrease year-over-year was largely due to Legacy-Starwood hotels previously sold, properties moved to assets held for sale in the 2016 third quarter and revised purchase accounting assumptions.

General, administrative, and other expenses for the 2017 first quarter totaled $210 million, compared to combined expenses of $246 million in the year-ago quarter.  The decrease in expenses year-over-year was largely due to general administrative cost savings, partially offset by a $5 million guarantee reversal in the year-ago quarter. 

Gains and other income, net, totaled $0 million in the 2017 first quarter, a $7 million increase from combined losses and other income, net, in the 2016 first quarter.  The year-over-year increase was largely due to Legacy-Starwood's loss related to the termination of a corporate jet capital lease in the 2016 first quarter, partially offset by a favorable loan adjustment in the year-ago quarter.

Interest expense, net, totaled $63 million in the first quarter, compared to combined net expense of $70 million in the year-ago quarter.  The decrease was largely due to the maturity of Series H Senior Notes.

The adjusted provision for income taxes totaled $138 million in the first quarter, a 25.9 percent effective rate, compared to the combined provision for taxes of $140 million in the 2016 first quarter, a 32.6 percent effective rate.  The adjusted provision for the first quarter of 2017 includes a $37 million tax benefit resulting from the adoption of ASU 2016-09. 

For the first quarter, adjusted EBITDA totaled $750 million, a 10 percent increase over first quarter 2016 combined adjusted EBITDA of $683 million.  See page A-8 for the adjusted EBITDA and combined adjusted EBITDA calculations.

First Quarter 2017 Financial Results Compared to February 15, 2017 Guidance

On February 15, 2017, the company estimated total fee revenue for the first quarter would be $740 million to $750 million.  Actual total fee revenue of $782 million in the quarter was higher than estimated, largely reflecting better than expected RevPAR growth, as well as higher branding fees.  Incentive fees exceeded expectations largely in the North America and Asia Pacific regions.

Marriott estimated owned, leased, and other revenue, net of direct expenses, for the first quarter would total $60 million to $70 million.  Actual results of $81 million in the quarter were higher than estimated largely due to better than expected results at several owned and leased hotels, as well as $6 million of termination fees.

The company estimated general, administrative, and other expenses for the first quarter would total approximately $225 million to $230 million.  Actual expenses of $210 million in the quarter were lower than expected largely due to open positions and timing.

Selected Performance Information

Combined information for the 2016 first quarter presented in this section assumes Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015.

The company added 103 new properties (17,183 rooms) to its worldwide lodging portfolio during the 2017 first quarter, including the Le Méridien Visconti Rome, the Fairfield by Marriott Kathmandu in Nepal and the Sheraton Annaba Hotel in Algeria.  Twenty-two properties (4,376 rooms) exited the system during the quarter.  At quarter-end, Marriott's lodging system encompassed 6,161 properties and timeshare resorts with nearly 1,203,000 rooms.

At quarter-end, the company's worldwide development pipeline totaled 2,536 properties with more than 430,000 rooms, including 917 properties with approximately 166,000 rooms under construction and 207 properties with roughly 36,000 rooms approved for development, but not yet subject to signed contracts.

In the 2017 first quarter, worldwide comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR increased 3.1 percent (a 2.7 percent increase using actual dollars).  North American comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR increased 3.1 percent (a 3.2 percent increase using actual dollars), and international comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR increased 3.2 percent (a 1.4 percent increase using actual dollars) for the same period.  These RevPAR growth statistics compare the first quarter of 2017 to combined comparable systemwide RevPAR for the first quarter of 2016.

Worldwide comparable company-operated house profit margins increased 100 basis points in the first quarter largely due to improved productivity and food and beverage margins.  House profit margins for comparable company-operated properties outside North America rose 90 basis points, while North American comparable company-operated house profit margins increased 100 basis points in the first quarter.  These house profit margin statistics compare the first quarter of 2017 to combined comparable company-operated house profit margins for the first quarter of 2016.

Balance Sheet

At quarter-end, Marriott's total debt was $8,470 million and cash balances totaled $738 million, compared to $8,506 million in debt and $858 million of cash at year-end 2016.

Marriott Common Stock

Weighted average fully diluted shares outstanding used to calculate reported diluted EPS totaled 390.0 million in the 2017 first quarter, compared to 258.9 million shares in the year-ago quarter.  Weighted average fully diluted shares outstanding used to calculate combined diluted EPS totaled 395.5 million in the 2016 first quarter. 

The company repurchased 6.7 million shares of common stock in the first quarter at a cost of $575 million at an average price of $86.29.  Year-to-date through May 8, the company has repurchased 10.4 million shares for $925 million at an average price of $88.85.

OUTLOOK

The following outlook for the second quarter and full year 2017 does not include merger-related costs, which the company cannot accurately forecast, but are likely to be more than $100 million on a full-year basis.

Branding fees from credit cards and residential sales are reported in the Franchise fees line on the income statement.  Prior to the first quarter of 2017, those fees were reported in Owned, leased and other revenue.   In 2016, combined fees from credit cards and residential sales totaled $49 million in the second quarter and $210 million for the full year.  Application fees, relicensing fees and timeshare royalties will continue to be included in the Franchise fees line.  Comparisons to prior year combined results throughout this Outlook section reflect this change in reporting.  On February 15, 2017, the company issued further schedules setting forth combined quarterly and full year combined financial information for both 2015 and 2016 that reflect this change in presentation, and included those schedules in a Form 8-K filed on that date.  Those schedules are available on Marriott's Investor Relations website at http://www.marriott.com/investor.  

For the 2017 second quarter, Marriott expects comparable systemwide RevPAR on a constant dollar basis for the combined company will be flat to up 2 percent in North America.  The company expects comparable systemwide RevPAR on a constant dollar basis for the combined company will increase 3 to 5 percent outside North America and 1 to 3 percent worldwide. The company's RevPAR guidance for the second quarter reflects the unfavorable shift of Easter into the second quarter.

The company assumes second quarter total fee revenue will total $820 million to $835 million.  These fee revenue estimates reflect about $10 million of unfavorable foreign exchange.  The company expects that incentive management fees in the second quarter will be constrained by renovations and unfavorable foreign exchange. 

Marriott expects second quarter 2017 owned, leased, and other revenue, net of direct expenses, could total approximately $90 million.  This estimate reflects the $15 million negative impact of Legacy-Starwood hotels previously sold.

For the full year 2017, Marriott expects comparable systemwide RevPAR on a constant dollar basis for the combined company will increase 1 to 3 percent in North America, 2 to 4 percent outside North America and 1 to 3 percent worldwide.

For the combined company, Marriott anticipates gross room additions of 6 percent, net, for full year 2017.

The company assumes full year 2017 total fee revenue will total $3,225 million to $3,295 million.  Compared to the total fee revenue estimates the company provided on February 15, these fee revenue estimates reflect the better than expected fees in the first quarter, as well as the increase in full year 2017 comparable worldwide systemwide constant dollar RevPAR expectations. 

Marriott expects full year 2017 owned, leased, and other revenue, net of direct expenses, could total $340 million to $350 million.  Compared to the revenue, net of direct expenses, estimates the company provided on February 15, these estimates reflect the unfavorable impact of the sale of the Maui Westin, partially offset by the better than expected results in the first quarter.

The company anticipates depreciation, amortization, and other expenses will total approximately $270 million for full year 2017.   Compared to the estimate the company provided on February 15, this forecast reflects the lower depreciation related to an asset that is now classified as held for sale, as well as updated purchase accounting assumptions.

For 2017, the company anticipates general, administrative, and other expenses will total $880 million to $890 million.   Compared to the expense estimates the company provided on February 15, these estimates reflect the lower than expected expenses in the first quarter.

Marriott expects full year 2017 adjusted EBITDA could total $3,100 million to $3,195 million.  See page A-10 for the adjusted EBITDA calculation.  Compared to the adjusted EBITDA estimates the company provided on February 15, these estimates reflect the better than expected results in the first quarter and improved comparable worldwide systemwide constant dollar RevPAR expectations, partially offset by the reduction in owned, leased and other revenue, net of direct expenses, related to the sale of the Westin Maui and a correction to the share-based compensation estimate.

 


Second Quarter 2017

Full Year 2017

Total fee revenue1

$820 million to $835 million

$3,225 million to $3,295 million

Owned, leased and other revenue, net of direct expenses1

Approx. $90 million

$340 million to $350 million

Depreciation, amortization, and other expenses

Approx. $65 million

Approx. $270 million

General, administrative, and other expenses

$220 million to $225 million

$880 million to $890 million

Operating income

$620 million to $640 million

$2,405 million to $2,495 million

Gains and other income

Approx. $0 million

Approx. $0 million

Net interest expense2

Approx. $65 million

Approx. $255 million

Equity in earnings (losses)

Approx. $10 million

$35 million to $40 million

Earnings per share3

$0.99 to $1.03

$3.92 to $4.09

Tax rate4

32.9 percent

31.2 percent

 

1 Beginning in the first quarter of 2017, the company reports credit card and residential branding fees in Franchise fees revenue.  Prior to first quarter of 2017, those fees were reported in Owned, leased and other revenue.  Combined credit card and residential branding fees totaled $49 million in Second Quarter 2016 and $210 million for Full Year 2016.
2 Net of interest income
3 Guidance for Full Year 2017 EPS includes the $0.10 expected favorable impact from the adoption of ASU 2016-09. 
4 The tax rate guidance for Full Year 2017 includes the $37 million benefit from the adoption of ASU 2016-09, but does not include the impact of merger-related costs that have been or may be incurred.   Without the benefit from adoption of ASU 2016-09, the anticipated tax rate for Full Year 2017 would be 32.9 percent.

The company expects investment spending in 2017 will total approximately $500 million to $700 million, including approximately $175 million for maintenance capital.  Investment spending also includes other capital expenditures (including property acquisitions), new mezzanine financing and mortgage notes, contract acquisition costs, and equity and other investments.  Assuming this level of investment spending and no additional asset sales, more than $2 billion could be returned to shareholders through share repurchases and dividends in 2017.

The company plans to continue to disclose adjusted results and EBITDA that exclude merger-related costs and charges arising from the Starwood acquisition.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) will conduct its quarterly earnings review for the investment community and news media on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).  The conference call will be webcast simultaneously via Marriott's investor relations website at http://www.marriott.com/investor, click the "Recent and Upcoming Events" tab and click on the quarterly conference call link.  A replay will be available at that same website until May 9, 2018.

The telephone dial-in number for the conference call is 706-679-3455 and the conference ID is 43532317.  A telephone replay of the conference call will be available from 1 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 until 8 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  To access the replay, call 404-537-3406.  The conference ID for the recording is 43532317.

Note on forward-looking statements:  This press release and accompanying schedules contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws, including RevPAR, profit margin and earnings trends, estimates and assumptions; the number of lodging properties we expect to add to or remove from our system in the future; our expectations about investment spending; and similar statements concerning anticipated future events and expectations that are not historical facts.  We caution you that these statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including those we identify below and other risk factors that we identify in our most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q or annual report on Form 10-K.  Risks that could affect forward-looking statements in this press release include changes in market conditions; changes in global and regional economies; supply and demand changes for hotel rooms; competitive conditions in the lodging industry; relationships with clients and property owners; the availability of capital to finance hotel growth and refurbishment; and the extent to which we are able to successfully integrate Starwood, manage our expanded operations, and realize the anticipated benefits of combining Starwood and Marriott.  Any of these factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations we express or imply in this press release.  We make these forward-looking statements as of May 8, 2017.  We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world's largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 6,100 properties in 124 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts. The company's 30 leading brands include: Bulgari®, The Ritz-Carlton® and The Ritz-Carlton Reserve®, St. Regis®, W®, EDITION®, JW Marriott®, The Luxury Collection®, Marriott Hotels®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Renaissance® Hotels, Sheraton®, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments®, Marriott Vacation Club®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Tribute Portfolio™, Design Hotels™, Gaylord Hotels®, Courtyard®, Four Points® by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites®, Fairfield Inn & Suites®, Residence Inn®, TownePlace Suites®, AC Hotels by Marriott®, Aloft®, Element®, Moxy® Hotels, and Protea Hotels by Marriott®. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com and @MarriottIntl.

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PRESS RELEASE SCHEDULES

QUARTER 1, 2017

TABLE OF CONTENTS

















Consolidated Statements of Income - As Reported


A-1

















Consolidated Statements of Income - First Quarter Adjusted 2017 Compared to Combined 2016


A-2

















Total Lodging Products


A-3

















Combined Key Lodging Statistics


A-6

















Adjusted EBITDA/ Combined Adjusted EBITDA


A-8

















Adjusted EBITDA Forecast - Second Quarter 2017


A-9

















Adjusted EBITDA Forecast - Full Year 2017


A-10

















Non-GAAP Financial and Performance Measures


A-11

















 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME - AS REPORTED

FIRST QUARTER 2017 AND 2016

(in millions except per share amounts, unaudited)



















As Reported


As Reported


Percent




Three Months Ended


Three Months Ended


Better/(Worse)




March 31, 2017


March 31, 2016


Reported 2017 vs. 2016


REVENUES








Base management fees


$                               264


$                               172


53


Franchise fees 1


365


250


46


Incentive management fees


153


101


51


  Total Fees


782


523


50


Owned, leased, and other revenue 2


439


204


115


Cost reimbursements 3


4,340


3,045


43


  Total Revenues


5,561


3,772


47










OPERATING COSTS AND EXPENSES








Owned, leased, and other - direct 4


358


166


(116)


Reimbursed costs


4,340


3,045


(43)


Depreciation, amortization, and other 5


65


31


(110)


Merger-related costs and charges


51


8


(538)


General, administrative, and other 6


210


155


(35)


  Total Expenses


5,024


3,405


(48)










OPERATING INCOME


537


367


46










Gains and other income, net 7


-


-


-


Interest expense


(70)


(47)


(49)


Interest income 


7


6


17


Equity in earnings 8


11


-


 * 










INCOME BEFORE INCOME TAXES


485


326


49










Provision for income taxes


(120)


(107)


(12)










NET INCOME


$                               365


$                               219


67


















EARNINGS PER SHARE








  Earnings per share - basic


$                              0.95


$                              0.86


10


  Earnings per share - diluted


$                              0.94


$                              0.85


11










Basic Shares


384.9


254.4




Diluted Shares


390.0


258.9












* Calculated percentage is not meaningful.  
























1  Franchise fees include fees from our franchise agreements, application and relicensing fees, licensing fees from our timeshare, credit card programs, and residential branding fees. Beginning in the 2017 first quarter, we reclassified branding fees for third-party residential sales and credit card licensing to the "Franchise fees" caption from the "Owned, leased, and other" caption. We adjusted prior amounts to conform to current period presentation. 




Owned, leased, and other revenue includes revenue from the properties we own or lease, termination fees, and other revenue.  


Cost reimbursements include reimbursements from properties for company-funded operating expenses.


Owned, leased, and other - direct expenses include operating expenses related to our owned or leased hotels, including lease payments and pre-opening expenses.


Depreciation, amortization, and other expenses include depreciation for fixed assets, amortization of capitalized costs incurred to acquire management, franchise, and license agreements, and any related impairments, accelerations, or write-offs.



General, administrative, and other expenses include our corporate and business segments overhead costs and general expenses.


7  Gains and other income, net includes gains and losses on the sale of real estate, the sale or other-than-temporary impairment of joint ventures and investments, and results from cost method investments.



Equity in earnings include our equity in earnings or losses of unconsolidated equity method investments.




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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME

FIRST QUARTER ADJUSTED 2017 COMPARED TO COMBINED 2016

(in millions except per share amounts, unaudited)






















Percent



As Reported


Less:


As Adjusted **


Combined 10 **


Better/(Worse)



Three Months Ended


Merger-related 


Three Months Ended


Three Months Ended


Adjusted 2017 vs.



March 31, 2017


Adjustments 9


March 31, 2017


March 31, 2016


Combined 2016

REVENUES











Base management fees


$                        264


$                            -


$                        264


$                        257


3

Franchise fees 1


365


-


365


333


10

Incentive management fees


153


-


153


150


2

  Total Fees


782


-


782


740


6

Owned, leased, and other revenue 2


439


-


439


451


(3)

Cost reimbursements 3


4,340


-


4,340


4,384


(1)

  Total Revenues


5,561


-


5,561


5,575


-












OPERATING COSTS AND EXPENSES











Owned, leased, and other - direct 4


358


-


358


365


2

Reimbursed costs


4,340


-


4,340


4,384


1

Depreciation, amortization, and other 5


65


(3)


68


82


17

Merger-related costs and charges


51


51


-


-


-

General, administrative, and other 6


210


-


210


246


15

  Total Expenses


5,024


48


4,976


5,077


2












OPERATING INCOME / (LOSS)


537


(48)


585


498


17












Losses and other income, net 7


-


-


-


(7)


100

Interest expense


(70)


-


(70)


(78)


10

Interest income 


7


-


7


8


(13)

Equity in earnings 8


11


-


11


9


22












INCOME / (LOSS) BEFORE INCOME TAXES


485


(48)


533


430


24












(Provision) benefit for income taxes


(120)


18


(138)


(140)


1












NET INCOME / (LOSS)


$                        365


$                         (30)


$                        395


$                        290


36























EARNINGS PER SHARE











  Earnings per share - basic


$                       0.95




$                       1.03


$                       0.74


39

  Earnings per share - diluted


$                       0.94




$                       1.01


$                       0.73


38












Basic Shares


384.9




384.9


390.0



Diluted Shares


390.0




390.0


395.5

























** Denotes non-GAAP financial measures. See pages A-11 and A-12 for more information about these non-GAAP measures.























1  Franchise fees include fees from our franchise agreements, application and relicensing fees, licensing fees from our timeshare, credit card programs, and residential branding fees. Beginning in the 2017 first quarter, we reclassified branding fees for third-party residential sales and credit card licensing to the "Franchise fees" caption from the "Owned, leased, and other" caption. We adjusted prior amounts to conform to current period presentation. 

Owned, leased, and other revenue includes revenue from the properties we own or lease, termination fees, and other revenue.  

Cost reimbursements include reimbursements from properties for company-funded operating expenses.

Owned, leased, and other - direct expenses include operating expenses related to our owned or leased hotels, including lease payments and pre-opening expenses.

Depreciation, amortization, and other expenses include depreciation for fixed assets, amortization of capitalized costs incurred to acquire management, franchise, and license agreements, and any related impairments, accelerations, or write-offs.

General, administrative, and other expenses include our corporate and business segments overhead costs and general expenses.

7Losses and other income, net includes gains and losses on the sale of real estate, the sale or other-than-temporary impairment of joint ventures and investments, and results from cost method investments.

Equity in earnings include our equity in earnings or losses of unconsolidated equity method investments.

9  The adjusted consolidated statements of income are presented before the impact of merger-related adjustments.

10For basis of presentation of 2016 combined financial information, see the Form 8-K relating to our unaudited combined financial information that we filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission on February 15, 2017.  


A-2

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

TOTAL LODGING PRODUCTS

AS OF MARCH 31, 2017









North America

Total International

Total Worldwide


Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Managed

825

250,074

1,002

272,843

1,827

522,917

JW Marriott Hotels 

15

9,695

47

18,925

62

28,620

The Ritz-Carlton Hotels 

39

11,413

52

14,675

91

26,088

The Ritz-Carlton Residences

34

4,538

8

416

42

4,954

The Ritz-Carlton Serviced Apartments



5

697

5

697

W Hotels

25

7,729

22

4,989

47

12,718

Luxury Collection 

5

2,294

47

8,272

52

10,566

St. Regis 

9

1,725

28

6,237

37

7,962

EDITION Hotels 

2

567

2

699

4

1,266

EDITION Residences

1

25



1

25

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts 



2

117

2

117

Bulgari Residences



1

5

1

5

Marriott Hotels 

130

68,389

156

45,252

286

113,641

Sheraton 

31

23,600

188

64,082

219

87,682

Westin 

48

25,288

67

21,532

115

46,820

Renaissance Hotels 

26

11,625

49

15,901

75

27,526

Le Meridien 

4

720

75

20,952

79

21,672

Autograph Collection Hotels 

3

1,065

6

1,456

9

2,521

Delta Hotels and Resorts 

25

6,764



25

6,764

Gaylord Hotels 

5

8,108



5

8,108

Marriott Executive Apartments 



28

4,195

28

4,195

Tribute Portfolio 



3

515

3

515

Courtyard 

256

40,863

79

16,595

335

57,458

Residence Inn  

113

16,996

5

517

118

17,513

Fairfield Inn & Suites 

6

1,432

12

1,816

18

3,248

SpringHill Suites 

30

4,854



30

4,854

Four Points 

1

134

58

14,378

59

14,512

TownePlace Suites 

15

1,740



15

1,740

Aloft 

1

330

25

6,209

26

6,539

Protea Hotels 



36

4,223

36

4,223

Element 

1

180

1

188

2

368

Franchised

3,653

532,957

420

91,212

4,073

624,169

JW Marriott Hotels 

10

4,469

7

1,742

17

6,211

The Ritz-Carlton Hotels 

1

429



1

429

The Ritz-Carlton Residences

1

55



1

55

Luxury Collection 

9

1,891

33

6,387

42

8,278

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts 



1

85

1

85

Marriott Hotels 

207

64,518

42

12,309

249

76,827

Sheraton 

162

48,013

58

16,756

220

64,769

Westin 

74

24,522

24

7,766

98

32,288

Renaissance Hotels 

58

16,548

26

7,168

84

23,716

Le Meridien 

16

3,753

12

3,113

28

6,866

Autograph Collection Hotels 

65

14,655

40

10,098

105

24,753

Delta Hotels and Resorts 

15

3,789



15

3,789

Tribute Portfolio 

13

4,568

7

515

20

5,083

Courtyard 

697

92,890

57

10,840

754

103,730

Residence Inn  

618

72,681

2

200

620

72,881

Fairfield Inn & Suites 

836

76,293

2

386

838

76,679

SpringHill Suites 

333

38,128



333

38,128

Four Points 

131

20,040

39

6,256

170

26,296

TownePlace Suites 

297

29,644



297

29,644

Aloft 

88

12,873

12

1,925

100

14,798

Protea Hotels 



48

3,499

48

3,499

Element 

20

2,904

2

293

22

3,197

Moxy Hotels 

2

294

8

1,874

10

2,168


A-3

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

TOTAL LODGING PRODUCTS

AS OF MARCH 31, 2017









North America

Total International

Total Worldwide


Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Owned/Leased

33

10,803

37

10,034

70

20,837

JW Marriott Hotels 



1

496

1

496

The Ritz-Carlton Hotels 



2

553

2

553

W Hotels

1

509

2

665

3

1,174

Luxury Collection 



3

468

3

468

St. Regis 

1

238

1

160

2

398

Marriott Hotels 

4

2,102

5

1,625

9

3,727

Sheraton 

3

2,671

6

2,867

9

5,538

Westin 

2

1,832

1

246

3

2,078

Renaissance Hotels 

1

310

3

749

4

1,059

Tribute Portfolio 

1

135



1

135

Courtyard 

19

2,814

3

644

22

3,458

Residence Inn  

1

192

1

140

2

332

Protea Hotels 



9

1,421

9

1,421

Unconsolidated Joint Ventures

17

2,895

89

11,193

106

14,088

Autograph Collection Hotels 



5

348

5

348

AC Hotels by Marriott 

17

2,895

84

10,845

101

13,740

Timeshare*

68

17,425

17

3,527

85

20,952

Marriott Vacations Worldwide 

50

10,963

14

2,355

64

13,318

Vistana 

18

6,462

3

1,172

21

7,634

Grand Total

4,596

814,154

1,565

388,809

6,161

1,202,963








*Timeshare property and room counts are included on this table in their geographical locations.  For external reporting purposes, these counts are captured in the Corporate segment.


A-4

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

TOTAL LODGING PRODUCTS

AS OF MARCH 31, 2017









North America

Total International

Total Worldwide

Total Systemwide

Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Units

Rooms

Luxury

153

45,577

264

65,588

417

111,165

JW Marriott Hotels 

25

14,164

55

21,163

80

35,327

The Ritz-Carlton Hotels 

40

11,842

54

15,228

94

27,070

The Ritz-Carlton Residences

35

4,593

8

416

43

5,009

The Ritz-Carlton Serviced Apartments



5

697

5

697

W Hotels

26

8,238

24

5,654

50

13,892

Luxury Collection 

14

4,185

83

15,127

97

19,312

St. Regis 

10

1,963

29

6,397

39

8,360

EDITION Hotels 

2

567

2

699

4

1,266

EDITION Residences

1

25



1

25

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts 



3

202

3

202

Bulgari Residences



1

5

1

5

Full Service

893

332,975

801

237,445

1,694

570,420

Marriott Hotels 

341

135,009

203

59,186

544

194,195

Sheraton 

196

74,284

252

83,705

448

157,989

Westin 

124

51,642

92

29,544

216

81,186

Renaissance Hotels 

85

28,483

78

23,818

163

52,301

Le Meridien 

20

4,473

87

24,065

107

28,538

Autograph Collection Hotels 

68

15,720

51

11,902

119

27,622

Delta Hotels and Resorts 

40

10,553



40

10,553

Gaylord Hotels 

5

8,108



5

8,108

Marriott Executive Apartments 



28

4,195

28

4,195

Tribute Portfolio 

14

4,703

10

1,030

24

5,733

Limited Service

3,482

418,177

483

82,249

3,965

500,426

Courtyard 

972

136,567

139

28,079

1,111

164,646

Residence Inn  

732

89,869

8

857

740

90,726

Fairfield Inn & Suites 

842

77,725

14

2,202

856

79,927

SpringHill Suites 

363

42,982



363

42,982

Four Points 

132

20,174

97

20,634

229

40,808

TownePlace Suites 

312

31,384



312

31,384

Aloft 

89

13,203

37

8,134

126

21,337

AC Hotels by Marriott 

17

2,895

84

10,845

101

13,740

Protea Hotels 



93

9,143

93

9,143

Element 

21

3,084

3

481

24

3,565

Moxy Hotels 

2

294

8

1,874

10

2,168

Timeshare*

68

17,425

17

3,527

85

20,952

Marriott Vacations Worldwide 

50

10,963

14

2,355

64

13,318

Vistana 

18

6,462

3

1,172

21

7,634

Grand Total

4,596

814,154

1,565

388,809

6,161

1,202,963








*Timeshare property and room counts are included on this table in their geographical locations.  For external reporting purposes, these counts are captured in the Corporate segment.


A-5

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

COMBINED KEY LODGING STATISTICS

In Constant $












Comparable Company-Operated International Properties1














Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016



REVPAR


Occupancy


Average Daily Rate

Region


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*

Greater China


$82.91

5.0%


65.7%

6.6%

pts.


$126.24

-5.5%

Rest of Asia Pacific


$118.88

5.6%


76.2%

4.0%

pts.


$155.94

0.1%

Asia Pacific


$95.44

5.3%


69.4%

5.7%

pts.


$137.62

-3.3%












Caribbean & Latin America


$161.96

0.2%


69.0%

1.8%

pts.


$234.75

-2.3%

Europe


$100.86

6.3%


64.4%

2.3%

pts.


$156.59

2.4%

Middle East & Africa


$120.69

-0.7%


68.9%

1.7%

pts.


$175.12

-3.1%

Other International


$119.17

2.2%


66.8%

2.0%

pts.


$178.34

-0.9%












Total International2


$107.42

3.6%


68.1%

3.8%

pts.


$157.80

-2.3%












Worldwide3


$125.81

3.8%


70.6%

2.5%

pts.


$178.15

0.2%























Comparable Systemwide International Properties1














Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016



REVPAR


Occupancy


Average Daily Rate

Region


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*

Greater China


$83.02

5.3%


65.2%

6.6%

pts.


$127.34

-5.4%

Rest of Asia Pacific


$116.37

4.3%


75.6%

3.1%

pts.


$153.99

0.1%

Asia Pacific


$96.97

4.9%


69.5%

5.2%

pts.


$139.45

-2.9%












Caribbean & Latin America


$129.59

-1.6%


64.4%

0.3%

pts.


$201.33

-2.1%

Europe


$88.85

7.0%


61.4%

3.1%

pts.


$144.63

1.7%

Middle East & Africa


$114.75

-0.3%


68.3%

1.9%

pts.


$168.05

-3.1%

Other International


$105.66

2.2%


63.9%

2.1%

pts.


$165.35

-1.1%












Total International2


$101.97

3.2%


66.3%

3.4%

pts.


$153.83

-2.0%












Worldwide3


$108.81

3.1%


69.3%

1.7%

pts.


$157.13

0.6%












* The 2016 statistics used to calculate change from the 2016 period to the 2017 period assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015.

1 International includes properties located outside the United States and Canada.

2 Includes JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, St. Regis, EDITION, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Marriott HotelsSheraton, Westin, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection Hotels, Protea Hotels,  Le Meridien, Tribute Portfolio, Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Four Points, Aloft Hotels, Element Hotels, and AC Hotels by Marriott.  Systemwide also includes Moxy Hotels.

3 Includes JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, St. Regis, EDITION, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, Marriott HotelsSheraton, Westin, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection Hotels, Delta Hotels & Resorts, Protea HotelsGaylord Hotels, Le Meridien, Tribute Portfolio, Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, TownePlace Suites, Four Points, Aloft Hotels, Element Hotels and AC Hotels by Marriott.  Systemwide also includes Moxy Hotels.


A-6

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

COMBINED KEY LODGING STATISTICS

In Constant $












Comparable Company-Operated North American Properties1














Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016



REVPAR


Occupancy


Average Daily Rate

Brand


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*

JW Marriott Hotels


$195.46

5.1%


77.8%

1.5%

pts.


$251.33

3.0%

The Ritz-Carlton


$297.26

3.0%


75.3%

2.4%

pts.


$394.67

-0.3%

W Hotels


$214.14

0.1%


76.6%

0.1%

pts.


$279.56

0.0%

Composite North American Luxury2


$258.91

3.4%


77.2%

1.7%

pts.


$335.57

1.1%

Marriott Hotels


$139.39

3.9%


72.9%

1.3%

pts.


$191.27

2.0%

Sheraton Hotels


$134.71

5.4%


74.5%

1.6%

pts.


$180.92

3.2%

Westin Hotels


$159.07

3.9%


73.5%

0.6%

pts.


$216.48

3.0%

Composite North American Upper Upscale3

$140.72

5.0%


73.1%

1.5%

pts.


$192.57

2.9%

North American Full-Service4 


$161.91

4.5%


73.8%

1.5%

pts.


$219.37

2.4%

Courtyard


$97.05

0.8%


69.1%

-0.2%

pts.


$140.39

1.1%

Residence Inn


$116.34

5.1%


76.3%

1.7%

pts.


$152.46

2.7%

Composite North American Limited-Service5

$101.61

2.2%


71.3%

0.4%

pts.


$142.42

1.7%

North American - All


$143.30

4.0%


73.0%

1.2%

pts.


$196.17

2.4%























Comparable Systemwide North American Properties1














Three Months Ended March 31, 2017 and March 31, 2016



REVPAR


Occupancy


Average Daily Rate

Brand


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*


2017

vs. 2016*

JW Marriott Hotels


$192.58

4.7%


77.7%

1.7%

pts.


$248.00

2.4%

The Ritz-Carlton


$297.26

3.0%


75.3%

2.4%

pts.


$394.67

-0.3%

W Hotels


$214.14

0.1%


76.6%

0.1%

pts.


$279.56

0.0%

Composite North American Luxury2


$244.32

3.6%


76.4%

1.8%

pts.


$319.63

1.1%

Marriott Hotels


$122.25

2.5%


69.9%

1.0%

pts.


$175.01

1.1%

Sheraton Hotels


$103.66

3.5%


68.7%

1.2%

pts.


$150.79

1.8%

Westin Hotels


$153.44

4.6%


74.0%

0.9%

pts.


$207.21

3.4%

Composite North American Upper Upscale3

$125.61

3.9%


70.7%

1.3%

pts.


$177.79

2.0%

North American Full-Service4 


$138.28

3.9%


71.3%

1.3%

pts.


$194.02

1.9%

Courtyard


$94.72

1.2%


68.9%

0.4%

pts.


$137.45

0.6%

Residence Inn


$106.61

2.6%


75.0%

0.5%

pts.


$142.18

1.9%

Fairfield Inn 


$70.99

3.1%


65.3%

1.3%

pts.


$108.64

1.1%

Composite North American Limited-Service5

$89.96

2.2%


69.8%

0.7%

pts.


$128.86

1.2%

North American - All


$111.62

3.1%


70.5%

1.0%

pts.


$158.40

1.7%












* The 2016 statistics used to calculate change from the 2016 period to the 2017 period assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015.

1 Includes properties located in the United States and Canada.

2 Includes JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, St. Regis, and EDITION.

3 Includes Marriott Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection Hotels, Delta Hotels & Resorts, Gaylord HotelsLe Meridien, and Tribute Portfolio.

4 Includes Composite North American Luxury and Composite North American Upper Upscale.

5 Includes Courtyard, Residence Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, SpringHill Suites, Four Points, and TownePlace Suites. Systemwide also includes Aloft Hotels and Element Hotels.


A-7

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

ADJUSTED EBITDA/ COMBINED ADJUSTED EBITDA

($ in millions)












Fiscal Year 2017










First
Quarter 









Net income, as reported

$                 365









Interest expense 

70









Tax provision

120









Depreciation and amortization

65









Depreciation classified in reimbursed costs

32









Interest expense from unconsolidated joint ventures 

1









Depreciation and amortization from unconsolidated joint ventures

11









EBITDA **

664



















Merger-related costs

51









Share-based compensation (including share-based compensation reimbursed by third-party owners)

35









Adjusted EBITDA **

$                 750



















Increase over 2016 Adjusted EBITDA **

64%



















Increase over 2016 Combined Adjusted EBITDA **

10%




















Fiscal Year 2016


First
Quarter


Second
Quarter


Third
Quarter


Fourth
Quarter


Total

Net income, as reported

$                 219


$                 247


$                   70


$                 244


$                 780

Interest expense 

47


57


55


75


234

Tax provision

107


97


61


139


404

Depreciation and amortization

31


30


36


71


168

Depreciation classified in reimbursed costs

14


14


15


33


76

Interest expense from unconsolidated joint ventures 

1


1


1


4


7

Depreciation and amortization from unconsolidated joint ventures

3


3


4


10


20

EBITDA **

422


449


242


576


1,689











Merger-related costs

8


14


228


136


386

Share-based compensation (including share-based compensation reimbursed by third-party owners)

28


31


36


44


139

Adjusted EBITDA **

$                 458


$                 494


$                 506


$                 756


$              2,214











Starwood pre-acquisition and other adjustments

225


279


269


-


773

Combined Adjusted EBITDA **

$                 683


$                 773


$                 775


$                 756


$              2,987





















** Denotes non-GAAP financial measures. Please see pages A-11 and A-12 for information about our reasons for providing these alternative financial measures and the limitations on their use.











A-8

 

 

 

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

ADJUSTED EBITDA FORECAST

SECOND QUARTER 2017

($ in millions)








Range




Estimated
Second Quarter 2017


Combined
Second Quarter 2016 2 **

Net income

$          379


$          393



Interest expense 

75


75



Tax provision

186


192



Depreciation and amortization

65


65



Depreciation classified in Reimbursed costs

35


35



Interest expense from unconsolidated joint ventures 

5


5



Depreciation and amortization from unconsolidated joint ventures

10


10



EBITDA **

755


775









Loss on asset dispositions and impairments, net

-


-



Share-based compensation (including share-based compensation reimbursed by third-party owners)

40


40



Adjusted EBITDA **

$          795


$          815


$                             773







Increase over Q2 2016 Combined Adjusted EBITDA**

3%


5%















** Denotes non-GAAP financial measures. See pages A-11 and A-12 for information about our reasons for providing these alternative financial measures and the limitations on their use.







1Estimated 2017 net income excludes merger-related costs, which the company cannot accurately forecast, but expects will be significant on a full-year basis.

2See page A-8 for a reconciliation of Combined Adjusted EBITDA.







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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

ADJUSTED EBITDA FORECAST

FULL YEAR 2017

($ in millions)








Range




Estimated
Fiscal Year 2017


Combined
Fiscal Year 2016 2 **

Net income

$       1,504


$       1,568



Interest expense 

295


295



Tax provision

681


712



Depreciation and amortization

270


270



Depreciation classified in Reimbursed costs

140


140



Interest expense from unconsolidated joint ventures 

15


15



Depreciation and amortization from unconsolidated joint ventures

40


40



EBITDA **

2,945


3,040









Loss on asset dispositions and impairments, net

-


-



Share-based compensation (including share-based compensation reimbursed by third-party owners) 3

155


155



Adjusted EBITDA **

$       3,100


$       3,195


$                          2,987







Increase over 2016 Combined Adjusted EBITDA **

4%


7%















** Denotes non-GAAP financial measures. See pages A-11 and A-12 for information about our reasons for providing these alternative financial measures and the limitations on their use.







1Estimated 2017 net income excludes merger-related costs, which the company cannot accurately forecast, but expects will be significant on a full-year basis.

2See page A-8 for a reconciliation of Combined Adjusted EBITDA.

3Estimated 2017 share-based compensation reflects a $27 million reduction compared to our February 15, 2017 estimate as a result of a correction.


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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES



















In our press release and schedules, and on the related conference call, we report certain financial measures that are not required by, or presented in accordance with, United States generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"). We discuss management's reasons for reporting these non-GAAP measures below, and the press release schedules reconcile the most directly comparable GAAP measure to each non-GAAP measure that we refer to. Although management evaluates and presents these non-GAAP measures for the reasons described below, please be aware that these non-GAAP measures have limitations and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for revenue, operating income, income from continuing operations, net income, earnings per share or any other comparable operating measure prescribed by GAAP. In addition, we may calculate and/or present these non-GAAP financial measures differently than measures with the same or similar names that other companies report, and as a result, the non-GAAP measures we report may not be comparable to those reported by others.



















Adjusted Measures That Exclude Merger-Related Adjustments. Management evaluates certain non-GAAP measures that exclude transaction and transition costs and purchase accounting adjustments associated with the Starwood merger because those non-GAAP measures allow for period-over period comparisons of our ongoing operations before the impact of these items. These non-GAAP measures, which are reconciled to the comparable GAAP measures on page A-2, include adjusted net income, adjusted depreciation, amortization, and other expenses, adjusted provision for income taxes, and adjusted EPS. Non-GAAP adjusted net income and its components and adjusted EPS are not, and should not be viewed as, substitutes for net income and EPS as reported under GAAP.



















Combined Financial Information. The 2016 unaudited combined financial information presented on page A-2 gives effect to Marriott's acquisition of Starwood, and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business, as if these two transactions (the "Transactions") had occurred on January 1, 2015, and is presented to facilitate comparisons with our results following the acquisition of Starwood. The unaudited combined financial information also uses the estimated fair value of assets and liabilities on September 23, 2016, the closing date of the acquisition, and makes the following assumptions: (1) removes merger-related costs and charges; (2) adjusts income taxes to reflect the Company's combined 2016 effective tax rate of 32.5%; (3) adjusts weighted-average shares outstanding to include shares issued to Starwood shareholders; and (4) adjusts debt to reflect borrowing on the Credit Facility and issuance of Series Q and R Notes on January 1, 2015.



















Marriott presents the combined financial information for informational purposes only and the combined financial information is not necessarily indicative of what the combined company's results of operations would actually have been had the Transactions been completed on the date indicated. In addition, the combined financial information does not purport to project the future operating results of the combined company.



















Combined net income includes adjustments that are not prescribed by Article 11 of Regulation S-X. The following table presents a reconciliation of pro forma net income in accordance with Article 11 to combined net income presented on the previous pages.














































2016





(in millions)


First Quarter





Pro forma net income under Article 11 


$                                             291





Merger-related costs and charges 


3





Income taxes


(4)





Loss on cumulative translation adjustment


-





Combined net income


$                                             290






















1Combined net income applies an effective income tax rate of 32.5%. For pro forma net income under Article 11, we applied the historical effective tax rates for Marriott and Starwood.

















Earnings Before Interest Expense, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization ("EBITDA"), Adjusted EBITDA, and Combined Adjusted EBITDA. EBITDA reflects net income, excluding the impact of interest expense, depreciation, amortization, and provision for income taxes. Our non-GAAP measure of Adjusted EBITDA further adjusts EBITDA to exclude the pre-tax transaction and transition costs associated with the Starwood merger, which we recorded in the "Merger-related costs" caption of our Consolidated Statements of Income (our "Income Statements") and share-based compensation expense for all periods presented.



















Our 2016 non-GAAP measure of Combined Adjusted EBITDA also includes Starwood pre-acquisition and other adjustments, which assume Marriott's acquisition of Starwood and Starwood's sale of its timeshare business had been completed on January 1, 2015. These adjustments reflect Starwood's EBITDA, adjusted for merger-related costs, net loss on asset dispositions, loss on cumulative translation adjustment, share-based compensation, and an assumed effective income tax rate for the combined company of 32.5% for the periods prior to the merger closing date of September 23, 2016 ("Merger Date").


















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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL AND PERFORMANCE MEASURES


We believe that Adjusted EBITDA and Combined Adjusted EBITDA are meaningful indicators of our operating performance because they permit period-over-period comparisons of our ongoing core operations before these items and facilitate our comparison of results before these items with results from other lodging companies. We use such measures to evaluate companies because they exclude certain items that can vary widely across different industries or among companies within the same industry. For example, interest expense can be dependent on a company's capital structure, debt levels, and credit ratings. Accordingly, the impact of interest expense on earnings can vary significantly among companies. The tax positions of companies can also vary because of their differing abilities to take advantage of tax benefits and because of the tax policies of the jurisdictions in which they operate. As a result, effective tax rates and provisions for income taxes can vary considerably among companies. Our Adjusted EBITDA and Combined Adjusted EBITDA also exclude depreciation and amortization expense which we report under "Depreciation, amortization, and other" as well as depreciation included under "Reimbursed costs" in our Combined Consolidated Statements of Income, because companies utilize productive assets of different ages and use different methods of both acquiring and depreciating productive assets. These differences can result in considerable variability in the relative costs of productive assets and the depreciation and amortization expense among companies. We also excluded share-based compensation expense in all periods presented in order to address considerable variability among companies in recording compensation expense because companies use share-based payment awards differently, both in the type and quantity of awards granted.


RevPAR. In addition to the foregoing non-GAAP financial measures, we present Revenue per Available Room ("RevPAR") as a performance measure. We believe RevPAR is a meaningful indicator of our performance because it measures the period-over-period change in room revenues for comparable properties. RevPAR may not be comparable to similarly titled measures, such as revenues. We calculate RevPAR by dividing room sales (recorded in local currency) for comparable properties by room nights available for the period. We present growth in both comparative Legacy-Marriott RevPAR and comparative pro forma combined company RevPAR on a constant dollar basis, which we calculate by applying exchange rates for the current period to each period presented. We believe constant dollar analysis provides valuable information regarding our properties' performance as it removes currency fluctuations from the presentation of such results.


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