Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.15

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News coverage about Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Wyndham Worldwide earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.0800918372209 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

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Shares of Wyndham Worldwide stock opened at $108.44 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $11.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.72 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.19 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.19. Wyndham Worldwide has a one year low of $95.30 and a one year high of $127.96.

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.06. Wyndham Worldwide had a net margin of 13.78% and a return on equity of 94.96%. The firm had revenue of $1.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.26 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.01 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Wyndham Worldwide will post 7.33 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 15th were given a $0.41 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, June 14th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.51%. Wyndham Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio is presently 48.00%.

WYN has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Wyndham Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $131.00 price objective (down from $135.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a research note on Monday, May 7th. TheStreet raised shares of Wyndham Worldwide from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Friday, May 18th. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a report on Friday, May 18th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $116.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, April 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Wyndham Worldwide has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $136.86.

In other news, Director George Herrera sold 313 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $111.51, for a total transaction of $34,902.63. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 2.18% of the company’s stock.

Wyndham Worldwide Company Profile

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual and business customers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Hotel Group, Destination Network, and Vacation Ownership. The Hotel Group segment primarily franchises hotels in the upscale, upper midscale, midscale, economy, and extended stay segments, as well as provides property management services for full-service and select limited-service hotels.

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