Wyndham Worldwide Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN  ) reported earnings on Feb. 6. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Wyndham Worldwide beat expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue grew and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.

Margins increased across the board.

Revenue details
Wyndham Worldwide booked revenue of $1.09 billion. The 12 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $1.06 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.00 billion.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

EPS details
EPS came in at $0.63. The 14 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.60 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.57 for Q4 were 54% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.37 per share.

Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.

Margin details
For the quarter, gross margin was 54.3%, 280 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 17.5%, 310 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.4%, 180 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.13 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.72.

Next year's average estimate for revenue is $4.85 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.62.

Investor sentiment

Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Wyndham Worldwide is outperform, with an average price target of $60.00.

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