North Star Asset Management Inc. decreased its holdings in Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) by 2.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 168,530 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,332 shares during the quarter. Wyndham Worldwide Corp accounts for approximately 1.7% of North Star Asset Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 7th biggest holding. North Star Asset Management Inc. owned 0.16% of Wyndham Worldwide Corp worth $16,922,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in WYN. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp by 15.9% in the 1st quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,463 shares of the company’s stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 201 shares in the last quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp by 125.0% in the 2nd quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,483 shares of the company’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 824 shares in the last quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA acquired a new position in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in the 2nd quarter valued at $158,000. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp by 26.3% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,625 shares of the company’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 338 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp by 3.4% in the 1st quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 1,987 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,000 after buying an additional 66 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.99% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) traded up 0.64% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $110.37. 781,395 shares of the company were exchanged. Wyndham Worldwide Corp has a one year low of $62.60 and a one year high of $110.62. The company has a 50-day moving average of $102.91 and a 200 day moving average of $98.82. The company has a market capitalization of $11.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.33 and a beta of 1.36.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.47 billion. Wyndham Worldwide Corp had a return on equity of 91.17% and a net margin of 10.17%. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.40 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that Wyndham Worldwide Corp will post $6.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on WYN shares. Buckingham Research started 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 objective for the company. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $110.00 price objective (up previously from $108.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group cut shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $115.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $100.43.

In related news, Director George Herrera sold 323 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.60, for a total value of $31,524.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. 2.39% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp 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, cottages.com, James Villa Holidays, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Shell Vacations Club and WorldMark by Wyndham.

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