BETHESDA, Md., Aug 07, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 8.750 cents ($0.0875) per share of common stock.
The dividend is payable Oct. 3, 2008 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 11, 2008. The company and its predecessors (old Marriott International, Inc. and Marriott Corporation) have paid a dividend in every quarter since late 1977.
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL, INC. (NYSE: MAR) is a leading lodging company with more than 3,000 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Md., and has approximately 151,000 employees. In fiscal year 2007, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $13 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at www.marriott.com.
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