Inside Transaction: Geoffrey Ballotti Unloaded 3,731 Shares of Wyndham Worldwide (WYN); Colony Group Has Increased 3M Company (MMM) Holding

The President/CEO WHG of Wyndham Worldwide Corp, Geoffrey Ballotti, has just sold – 3,731 shares of the company he’s managing and operating – coming to an aggregate sell of $436,676 US Dollars (this based on avg share price of $117.0). In the last month, he also sold 8,968 shares worth approximately $1,028,899 USD. Geoffrey Ballotti now possess 65,130 shares or 0.07% of Wyndham Worldwide Corp’s market cap. This transaction was reported on 06-03-2018 and is already filed with the U.S. SEC. The source report is at your disposal for a review to the public here.

Colony Group Llc increased 3M Company (MMM) stake by 96.16% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Colony Group Llc acquired 4,537 shares as 3M Company (MMM)’s stock rose 7.02%. The Colony Group Llc holds 9,255 shares with $1.93 million value, up from 4,718 last quarter. 3M Company now has $139.15 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $233.66. About 2.09 million shares traded. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Analysts await Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.27 EPS, up 11.40% or $0.13 from last year’s $1.14 per share. WYN’s profit will be $126.64M for 23.15 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.49 actual EPS reported by Wyndham Worldwide Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.77% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.79% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $117.61. About 747,167 shares traded. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has risen 43.20% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.50% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation has $202 highest and $63 lowest target. $111.22’s average target is -5.43% below currents $117.61 stock price. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation had 25 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded the shares of WYN in report on Friday, August 4 to “Market Perform” rating. SunTrust maintained Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) rating on Tuesday, October 17. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $112.0 target. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. Buckingham Research initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 19 report. The stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 1. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, January 19 report. The stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 14 by M Partners. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 18 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 26 by Goldman Sachs.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.97 million activity. 8,968 shares were sold by Ballotti Geoffrey A, worth $1.03M. McLester Scott G had sold 15,381 shares worth $1.77 million. The insider HERRERA GEORGE sold $136,189.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual and business clients worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.73 billion. It operates through three divisions: Hotel Group, Destination Network, and Vacation Ownership. It has a 14 P/E ratio. The Hotel Group segment primarily franchises hotels in the upscale, upper midscale, midscale, economy, and extended stay divisions, as well as provides property management services for full-service and select limited-service hotels.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 33 investors sold Wyndham Worldwide Corporation shares while 196 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 92.86 million shares or 3.09% less from 95.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kemnay Advisory Serv holds 6,315 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Axa holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 411,763 shares. Moreover, Comm Commercial Bank has 0.01% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 3,976 shares. Hanson Mcclain invested 0% in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN). Ameritas Ptnrs, a Nebraska-based fund reported 2,415 shares. Amica Mutual Insurance has 8,290 shares. Freestone Holding Ltd Liability, a Washington-based fund reported 46,489 shares. Hanseatic Services Inc owns 5,600 shares. Manchester Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Company, a Vermont-based fund reported 1,019 shares. Intrust Natl Bank Na holds 0.15% or 4,388 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, James Invest Rech has 0.06% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN). Mount Vernon Md holds 1.93% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 11,100 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 100,287 shares. Commonwealth Financial Bank Of Australia invested in 0.02% or 16,440 shares. Putnam Fl Com reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN).

Among 16 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. 3M has $275.0 highest and $135 lowest target. $232.40’s average target is -0.54% below currents $233.66 stock price. 3M had 79 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Wednesday, October 25. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $244 target. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MMM in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 24 to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Wednesday, July 19. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 30 report. Morgan Stanley maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Wednesday, July 26 with “Underweight” rating. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Sell”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Bank of America.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 21 selling transactions for $34.51 million activity. Shin Hak Cheol sold $474,944 worth of stock. Little Frank R Jr. sold 1,500 shares worth $351,708. $56,178 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Vrohidis Ippocratis. $700,790 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Bauman James L on Friday, February 2. Gangestad Nicholas C also sold $936,291 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares. The insider THULIN INGE G sold $11,102. Another trade for 13,480 shares valued at $3.33 million was made by Keel Paul A on Thursday, February 1.

Colony Group Llc decreased Ishares Dow Jones Us Home Construction (ITB) stake by 8,434 shares to 412,218 valued at $15.06M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Sector Spdr Tr Shs Ben Int Industrial (XLI) stake by 5,117 shares and now owns 5,845 shares. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was reduced too.