Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) Shares Bought by Great Lakes Advisors LLC

Great Lakes Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) by 16.1% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 36,237 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,028 shares during the period. Great Lakes Advisors LLC’s holdings in Wyndham Worldwide were worth $4,147,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in WYN. DnB Asset Management AS grew its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide by 7.5% in the fourth quarter. DnB Asset Management AS now owns 11,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,321,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. National Pension Service grew its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide by 16,315.8% in the fourth quarter. National Pension Service now owns 129,521 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,008,000 after acquiring an additional 128,732 shares during the last quarter. Charter Trust Co. grew its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide by 16.5% in the fourth quarter. Charter Trust Co. now owns 6,312 shares of the company’s stock worth $731,000 after acquiring an additional 895 shares during the last quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide by 1,214.1% in the fourth quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. now owns 42,775 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,956,000 after acquiring an additional 39,520 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue grew its stake in shares of Wyndham Worldwide by 68.5% in the fourth quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 18,228 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,111,000 after acquiring an additional 7,410 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.97% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE WYN opened at $111.71 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $11.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.51 and a beta of 1.36. Wyndham Worldwide has a 52-week low of $93.70 and a 52-week high of $127.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 9.19, a current ratio of 1.19 and a quick ratio of 1.08.



Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.06. Wyndham Worldwide had a return on equity of 94.96% and a net margin of 13.78%. The company had revenue of $1.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.26 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.01 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 3.1% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Wyndham Worldwide will post 7.33 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Director Myra J. Biblowit sold 2,500 shares of Wyndham Worldwide stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $121.00, for a total value of $302,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,924 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $958,804. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Nicola Rossi sold 2,863 shares of Wyndham Worldwide stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $117.50, for a total value of $336,402.50. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $29,375. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 19,510 shares of company stock valued at $2,273,541 over the last ninety days. 2.18% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on WYN. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 17th. Oppenheimer began coverage on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a research note on Monday, April 2nd. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $135.00 price objective on the stock. SunTrust Banks raised their price objective on shares of Wyndham Worldwide to $131.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $130.00 price target on shares of Wyndham Worldwide in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Wyndham Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $136.57.

Wyndham Worldwide Company Profile

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual and business customers worldwide. It operates through three segments: Hotel Group, Destination Network, and Vacation Ownership. The Hotel Group segment primarily franchises hotels in the upscale, upper midscale, midscale, economy, and extended stay segments, as well as provides property management services for full-service and select limited-service hotels.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN)

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