News articles about Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wyndham Worldwide Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.4536107134382 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- AO Indicator Trending Lower For Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) – FLBC News (flbcnews.com)
- Airbnb’s number of listings surpasses amount held by top five hotel brands combined (feeds.bizjournals.com)
- Wyndham Worldwide is Oversold (nasdaq.com)
- $1.67 Billion in Sales Expected for Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (WYN) traded down 0.28% on Friday, reaching $97.33. 1,117,687 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Wyndham Worldwide Corp has a 52 week low of $62.60 and a 52 week high of $106.50. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $102.22 and its 200 day moving average is $92.70. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.92 and a beta of 1.34.
Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.03. Wyndham Worldwide Corp had a return on equity of 91.17% and a net margin of 10.17%. The firm had revenue of $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.47 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.40 EPS. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s quarterly revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Wyndham Worldwide Corp will post $6.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.38%. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.04%.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Wolfe Research cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $97.00 price target (up from $94.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a report on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 price target (up from $108.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.22.
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About Wyndham Worldwide Corp
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation is a hospitality company. The Company offers a range of hospitality services and products through its global portfolio of brands. The Company operates through three segments: Wyndham Hotel Group, Wyndham Destination Network and Wyndham Vacation Ownership. The Company’s brands include Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Wingate by Wyndham, Microtel Inns & Suites by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts, RCI, Landal GreenParks, Novasol, Hoseasons, cottages.com, James Villa Holidays, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Shell Vacations Club and WorldMark by Wyndham.
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