Wyndham Worldwide Hits New 52-Week High at $80.36 (WYN)
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday , AR Network reports. The company traded as high as $80.36 and last traded at $80.10, with a volume of 366,683 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $79.55.
A number of research firms have recently commented on WYN. Analysts at MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Wyndham Worldwide from $82.00 to $96.00 in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a research note on Monday, July 28th. They now have a $82.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JMP Securities reiterated a “market outperform” rating on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $90.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $84.00. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Wyndham Worldwide currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $82.09.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $77.25 and a 200-day moving average of $73.75. The company has a market cap of $10.034 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.16.
Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $1.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.98 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Wyndham Worldwide will post $4.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 19th.
In other Wyndham Worldwide news, CEO Franz S. Hanning sold 18,409 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.00, for a total value of $1,472,720.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation is a hospitality company. The Company offers individual consumers and business customers an array of hospitality services and products across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its portfolio of brands.
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