News coverage about Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) has been trending positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wyndham Worldwide Corp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.8288711900225 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE WYN) opened at 96.99 on Friday. Wyndham Worldwide Corp has a 12-month low of $62.60 and a 12-month high of $106.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $101.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $94.00. The stock has a market cap of $9.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.86 and a beta of 1.34.

Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $1.48 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.47 billion. Wyndham Worldwide Corp had a net margin of 10.17% and a return on equity of 91.17%. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s quarterly revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.40 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Wyndham Worldwide Corp will post $6.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.39%. Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s payout ratio is presently 43.04%.

A number of research firms have weighed in on WYN. BidaskClub downgraded Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded Wyndham Worldwide Corp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $115.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $110.00 price target (up previously from $108.00) on shares of Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Wyndham Worldwide Corp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $118.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Finally, Buckingham Research began coverage on Wyndham Worldwide Corp in a research report on Monday, June 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $114.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $99.22.

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In related news, Director George Herrera sold 323 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.60, for a total transaction of $31,524.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders own 2.39% of the company’s stock.

About Wyndham Worldwide Corp

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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