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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines Industry Detected in Shares of Choice Hotels International (CHH, WYN, MAR, MCS, CCL)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Choice Hotels International ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 5.8%. Following is Wyndham Worldwide with a projected earnings growth of 12.6%. Marriott International ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 23.1%.

Marcus follows with a projected earnings growth of 32.4%, and Carnival rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 32.8%.

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Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth choice hotels international wyndham worldwide Marriott International marcus Carnival

Ticker(s): CHH WYN MAR MCS CCL