Biondo Investment Advisors Boosted Exact Sciences (EXAS) Position By $3.02 Million; Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) Had 8 Bulls

April 23, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Among 13 analysts covering Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation had 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, December 11. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 29 to “Buy”. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 14 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, July 18. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, February 5 with “Neutral”. Buckingham Research initiated Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) rating on Monday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $112.0 target. The stock of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) earned “Buy” rating by M Partners on Thursday, January 14. On Friday, April 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research to “Underperform”. On Monday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. See Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) latest ratings:

02/04/2018 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0000 Initiate
14/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $131.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $130.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
19/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $202 Initiates Coverage On

Biondo Investment Advisors Llc increased Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS) stake by 158.84% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Biondo Investment Advisors Llc acquired 58,135 shares as Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS)’s stock declined 19.82%. The Biondo Investment Advisors Llc holds 94,735 shares with $4.98 million value, up from 36,600 last quarter. Exact Sciences Corp now has $5.98 billion valuation. The stock increased 3.96% or $1.88 during the last trading session, reaching $49.4. About 719,176 shares traded. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) has risen 81.43% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 69.88% the S&P500.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $4.04 million activity. The insider Ballotti Geoffrey A sold 3,731 shares worth $436,676. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $302,500 was made by BIBLOWIT MYRA J on Friday, March 9. On Monday, December 18 McLester Scott G sold $1.77M worth of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) or 15,381 shares. Another trade for 270 shares valued at $32,875 was sold by HERRERA GEORGE. Rossi Nicola sold 2,863 shares worth $336,403.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides hospitality services and products to individual and business clients worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.58 billion. It operates through three divisions: Hotel Group, Destination Network, and Vacation Ownership. It has a 13.8 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 Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 32 investors sold Wyndham Worldwide Corporation shares while 194 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 90.33 million shares or 2.72% less from 92.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kentucky Retirement reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN). Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 539 shares. Chevy Chase Hldg has 0.04% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 87,933 shares. Moreover, Ny State Teachers Retirement System has 0.05% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN). 64,757 are owned by Leuthold Gp Llc. Captrust Fincl reported 9 shares stake. Hancock Holdings has 0.56% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 116,755 shares. Tiaa Cref Management Lc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 625,290 shares. Affinity Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability reported 1.59% in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN). Colony Gru Ltd Liability holds 0.84% of its portfolio in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) for 115,092 shares. Reilly Advisors Ltd Liability Company, California-based fund reported 94,999 shares. Contravisory Inv Inc stated it has 42,775 shares or 1.8% of all its holdings. National Pension Ser holds 129,521 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Management accumulated 150 shares. Moreover, Scotia Capital has 0.01% invested in Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN).

The stock increased 1.05% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $115.95. About 173,873 shares traded. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has risen 34.47% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.92% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $24.73 million activity. Elliott Jeffrey Thomas also sold $126,252 worth of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) shares. $1.50 million worth of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) was sold by LIDGARD GRAHAM PETER on Monday, February 26. 11,459 Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) shares with value of $598,091 were sold by Conroy Kevin T. The insider COWARD D SCOTT sold $87,474. ARORA MANEESH sold 5,295 shares worth $276,367. Another trade for 7,232 shares valued at $325,440 was sold by Zanotti Katherine S. On Tuesday, April 10 the insider Carey Thomas D. sold $335,630.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 25 investors sold EXAS shares while 105 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 92.48 million shares or 1.24% less from 93.65 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley reported 1.74 million shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Company owns 228 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Comerica Fincl Bank owns 0% invested in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 4,188 shares. Moody Bank & Trust Trust Division holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 14,300 shares. Macquarie Grp owns 726,178 shares. 7.66M are owned by Blackrock. Qs Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 275 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Atika Capital Mngmt Ltd Company reported 1.28% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Lord Abbett & Company Limited Company stated it has 602,306 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Profund Advisors Limited Co holds 0.1% or 47,301 shares in its portfolio. Fmr Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.02% or 2.86M shares. Moneta Grp Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Johnson Financial Grp Inc stated it has 0.03% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% or 2,725 shares.

Biondo Investment Advisors Llc decreased Bank Amer Corp stake by 25,228 shares to 848,227 valued at $14.90M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) stake by 5,318 shares and now owns 82,876 shares. Ishares Tr New Zealand (ENZL) was reduced too.

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