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Will These Numbers from Wyndham Worldwide Be Good Enough for You?

By Seth Jayson - Updated Apr 10, 2017 at 1:48PM

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Checking expectations

Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 24. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:

The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Wyndham Worldwide's revenues will increase 8.3% and EPS will expand 11.7%.

The average estimate for revenue is $1.12 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.67.

Revenue details
Last quarter, Wyndham Worldwide logged revenue of $1.09 billion. 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
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.56 for Q4 were 51% 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.

Recent performance
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 52.5%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.5%, 110 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 7.3%, 170 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.

Looking ahead

The full year's average estimate for revenue is $4.95 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.75.

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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