Marriott International (MAR -1.7%) announces a 30% hike in its dividend payout rate to...

|About: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)|By:, SA News Editor

Marriott International (MAR -1.7%) announces a 30% hike in its dividend payout rate to $0.13/share - pushing its yield up to 1.30%. The company also decided to change its fiscal year to a calendar year beginning in 2013.