Shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:WYN) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Tuesday . Approximately 1,242,121 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 1% from the previous session’s volume of 1,257,971 shares.The stock last traded at $75.47 and had previously closed at $73.60.

Several equities analysts have commented on WYN shares. Wolfe Research started coverage on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from $88.00 to $89.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Telsey Advisory Group raised their price target on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from $93.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. in a research note on Sunday, June 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $83.33.

The firm has a market cap of $8.44 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.0649. The company has a 50 day moving average of $69.37 and a 200-day moving average of $70.74.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:WYN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $1.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.31 billion. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.03 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Wyndham Worldwide Corp. will post $5.71 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, Director George Herrera sold 456 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.48, for a total transaction of $30,770.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Several large investors recently made changes to their positions in WYN. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 0.9% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,990,134 shares of the company’s stock valued at $725,784,000 after buying an additional 92,621 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 8.5% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 590,092 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,870,000 after buying an additional 46,260 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 43.5% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 587,404 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,675,000 after buying an additional 178,035 shares in the last quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 292.9% in the fourth quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 430,590 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,282,000 after buying an additional 321,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 418,887 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,432,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares in the last quarter.

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: Hotel Group, Destination Network and Vacation Ownership. The Hotel Group segment has approximately 7,800 hotels and over 678,000 hotel rooms around the world.

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