Marriott Q2 2020 results dramatically impacted by the COVID-19
Marriott International has reported second quarter 2020 results, which were dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and efforts to contain it (COVID-19).
Key results are the following:
- Second quarter 2020 comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR declined 84.4 percent worldwide, 83.6 percent in North America and 86.7 percent outside North America;
- Second quarter reported diluted loss per share totaled $0.72, compared to reported diluted EPS of $0.69 in the year-ago quarter. Second quarter adjusted diluted loss per share totaled $0.64, compared to second quarter 2019 adjusted diluted EPS of $1.56. Second quarter 2020 impairment charges and bad debt expense related to COVID-19 impacted reported and adjusted diluted loss per share by $0.19 and $0.17, respectively;
- Second quarter reported net loss totaled $234 million, compared to reported net income of $232 million in the year-ago quarter. Second quarter adjusted net loss totaled $210 million, compared to second quarter 2019 adjusted net income of $525 million. Second quarter 2020 impairment charges and bad debt expense related to COVID-19 impacted reported and adjusted net loss by $61 million after-tax and $54 million after-tax, respectively;
- Adjusted EBITDA totaled $61 million in the 2020 second quarter, compared to second quarter 2019 adjusted EBITDA of $952 million. Second quarter 2020 adjusted EBITDA included $36 million of bad debt expense related to COVID-19;
- The company added more than 11,400 rooms globally during the second quarter, including roughly 2,000 rooms converted from competitor brands and approximately 4,700 rooms in international markets. Net rooms grew 4.1 percent from a year ago;
- At quarter-end, Marriott's worldwide development pipeline totaled nearly 3,000 hotels and approximately 510,000 rooms, including roughly 28,000 rooms approved, but not yet subject to signed contracts. Over 230,000 rooms in the pipeline were under construction as of the end of the second quarter;
- As of the end of the second quarter, the company's net liquidity totaled approximately $4.4 billion, representing roughly $2.3 billion in cash and cash equivalents, and $2.9 billion of unused borrowing capacity under its revolving credit facility, less $0.8 billion of commercial paper outstanding.