The price of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) over the past year has increased 53.02% while the S&P 500 has increased 19.37%. During the past 20 days, WYN has decreased -3.38% while the broad market has increased 1.19%. WYN ‘s 20-day moving average currently sits below its 100-day moving average. This is a bearish signal that suggests the stock price might have farther to fall. WYN’s average trading volume during the past 20 days is lower than the average volume over the past 100 days, which could be an indication that investors are feeling less certain than usual about the direction of WYN’s future price movements.
Recent trading patterns in the stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WYN) have investors on high alert. Analysts often look at historical trading patterns to predict a stock’s future performance. In the case of WYN, the data might be telling investors a thing or two about where the stock is headed. In the most recent quarter, institutional ownership increased by a net of 604175 shares, or 0.62%.This is a bullish sign and indicates that institutions are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for WYN overall.216 holders increased their positions, 280 decreased their positions, and 74 holders held their positions.
Among institutions that increased their positions, 58 were new positions. Among holders that decreased their positions, 44 sold out of the stock Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Insider ownership during the latest quarter increased by a net of 3967 shares, indicating that WYN’s key executives are feeling more bullish about the stock than they did three months ago. 7 or 87.5% of the trades during the past quarter were buys, and 1 or 12.5% were sells. This activity represents a continuation of a theme over the past twelve months. Insider ownership during the last year has increased by a net of 293032 shares. 65.93% of insider trades in the last 12 months were buys, and 34.07% were sells.
Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has a 20-day RSI of 49.64%. According to this momentum indicator, a reading between 30 and 70 suggests the stock is not especially cheap or expensive, and not on the brink of a trend reversal. The MACD tells a different story. WYN’s 9-day MACD currently sits below the 20-day MACD, indicating that WYN’s downside momentum has decreased during the last three weeks. This suggests that the trend might soon reverse. WYN’s average trading volatility during the past few weeks is 9.86% higher than the average volatility over the past 100 days. This means that the stock’s daily price swings have been more extreme in recent times compared to the past.
Analysts expect Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WYN) to generate earnings per share of $6.04 in 2017. This works out to an increase of 5.04% compared to last year’s earnings. For comparison’s sake, analysts expect the S&P 500 to grow earnings by an average of 12% in 2017. The average investment rating for WYN on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 4.33 or a Moderate Buy. Three months ago, analysts assigned WYN a 4.33 rating, which implies that analysts largely still feel the same about the outlook for the stock over the next year.