Media stories about Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wyndham Worldwide Corp earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5922680781206 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several research firms have recently weighed in on WYN. Buckingham Research began coverage on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a research note on Monday, June 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $114.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 30th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 price objective (up from $108.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $115.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $99.22.

Shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) opened at 101.44 on Monday. Wyndham Worldwide Corp has a 12 month low of $62.60 and a 12 month high of $106.50. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.43 billion, a PE ratio of 18.68 and a beta of 1.35. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $99.65 and its 200-day moving average is $95.60.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. Wyndham Worldwide Corp had a net margin of 10.17% and a return on equity of 91.17%. The company’s revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.40 EPS. On average, analysts expect that Wyndham Worldwide Corp will post $6.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th were given a dividend of $0.58 per share. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 23rd. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 43.04%.

In other Wyndham Worldwide Corp news, Director George Herrera sold 323 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.60, for a total value of $31,524.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 2.39% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Wyndham Worldwide Corp Company Profile

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,, James Villa Holidays, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Shell Vacations Club and WorldMark by Wyndham.

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