Wyndham Worldwide Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Down Now

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 4.75%.

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Wyndham Worldwide Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 18.33% to $0.71 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.60 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 9.36% to $1.13 billion from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Wyndham Worldwide Corporation reported adjusted EPS income of $0.71 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.67. It beat the average revenue estimate of $1.13 billion.

Quoting Management: “We’re off to a great start this year, with an 18% increase in adjusted earnings per share,” said Stephen P. Holmes, chairman and CEO. “Our operating momentum is strong and our capital allocation philosophy is disciplined. This winning combination will continue to enhance our growth and shareholder value, this year and in years to come.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 3.56% from $1.09 billion in the previous quarter. EPS increased 12.7% from $0.63 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.98 to a profit $0.92. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $3.62 to a profit of $3.67 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)