Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) Director Stephen P. Holmes sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.64, for a total value of $1,216,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 842,818 shares in the company, valued at approximately $40,994,667.52. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

NYSE WYND opened at $48.06 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.25, a P/E/G ratio of 2.21 and a beta of 1.55. Wyndham Destinations has a 1 year low of $33.55 and a 1 year high of $50.08. The business’s fifty day moving average is $46.21 and its two-hundred day moving average is $44.33.

Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.47 by $0.10. Wyndham Destinations had a net margin of 11.22% and a negative return on equity of 87.60%. The company had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.11 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.47 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Wyndham Destinations will post 5.6 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.75%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. Wyndham Destinations’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 38.38%.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Squar Milner Financial Services LLC raised its stake in Wyndham Destinations by 13.8% during the 3rd quarter. Squar Milner Financial Services LLC now owns 1,998 shares of the company’s stock valued at $91,000 after purchasing an additional 242 shares during the period. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC raised its stake in Wyndham Destinations by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 33,754 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,553,000 after purchasing an additional 247 shares during the period. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its stake in Wyndham Destinations by 29.7% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,104 shares of the company’s stock valued at $49,000 after purchasing an additional 253 shares during the period. Poehling Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Wyndham Destinations by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. Poehling Capital Management LLC now owns 8,540 shares of the company’s stock valued at $375,000 after purchasing an additional 275 shares during the period. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors grew its holdings in shares of Wyndham Destinations by 28.3% during the 2nd quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 1,251 shares of the company’s stock valued at $55,000 after acquiring an additional 276 shares in the last quarter. 89.91% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price target on Wyndham Destinations from $45.00 to $47.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, September 6th. Nomura upped their price target on Wyndham Destinations from $55.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut Wyndham Destinations from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday. Jefferies Financial Group set a $62.00 price target on Wyndham Destinations and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 30th. Finally, SunTrust Banks set a $75.00 price target on Wyndham Destinations and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $57.63.

Wyndham Destinations Company Profile

Wyndham Destinations, Inc operates as a vacation ownership and exchange company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Vacation Ownership and Exchange & Rentals. The Vacation Ownership segment develops, markets, and sells vacation ownership interests (VOIs) to individual consumers; provides consumer financing in connection with the sale of VOIs; and provides property management services at resorts.

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