Analyst Ratings for Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (WYN)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Wyndham Worldwide Corp. (NYSE:WYN) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for WYN last month.

12 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave WYN a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for WYN. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 123, implying potential capital gains of 18.01 percent. The minimum price target given was 86, implying a possible loss of -17.49 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.34 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.31 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.24 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.32 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of WYN's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.04 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. WYN has a PEG ratio of 5.69.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WYN hit 105.63 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 62.60. Currently the stock is 66.5 percent higher than its low, and 1.32 percent below the high. WYN has a price/earnings ratio of 17.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WYN value stock report compares WYN to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of WYN is $10.9 billion. WYN is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.