Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:WYN) saw strong trading volume on Monday . 2,274,122 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 53% from the previous session’s volume of 1,490,347 shares.The stock last traded at $68.98 and had previously closed at $71.02.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. MKM Partners reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. in a report on Thursday. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price objective on Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from $64.00 to $62.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday. Telsey Advisory Group lowered their price objective on Wyndham Worldwide Corp. from $95.00 to $94.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday. Finally, Wolfe Research started coverage on Wyndham Worldwide Corp. in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Wyndham Worldwide Corp. presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $82.89.

The company has a market capitalization of $7.66 billion and a PE ratio of 13.78. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $71.83 and a 200 day moving average of $71.13.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:WYN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.37 by $0.03. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.32 EPS. The business had revenue of $1.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.44 billion. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.’s revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Wyndham Worldwide Corp. will post $5.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Wyndham Worldwide Corp. news, Director George Herrera sold 456 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.48, for a total value of $30,770.88. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in WYN. Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 30.9% in the fourth quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 15,267 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,109,000 after buying an additional 3,600 shares during the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 4.2% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 15,657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,137,000 after buying an additional 633 shares during the last quarter. BOKF NA raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 4.7% in the fourth quarter. BOKF NA now owns 16,487 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,197,000 after buying an additional 737 shares during the last quarter. Utah Retirement Systems raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Utah Retirement Systems now owns 21,508 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,562,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC now owns 28,140 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,044,000 after buying an additional 525 shares during 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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