Wendy's Company Profile (NASDAQ:WEN)

About Wendy's

WendyThe Wendy's Company is the parent company of its subsidiary holding company Wendy's Restaurants, LLC (Wendy's Restaurants). Wendy's Restaurants is the parent company of Wendy's International, LLC (Wendy's), which is the owner and franchisor of the Wendy's restaurant system in the United States. Wendy's is the restaurant company specializing in the hamburger sandwich segment. Wendy's is engaged in the business of operating, developing and franchising a system of restaurants serving food. The Company operates approximately 6,080 Wendy's restaurants in North America. Of these restaurants, over 630 are operated by Wendy's and over 5,440 by approximately 390 franchisees. It also operates approximately 400 franchised Wendy's restaurants in over 30 countries and territories other than North America. Wendy's is also a partner in a Canadian restaurant real estate joint venture with a subsidiary of Restaurant Brands International Inc., a restaurant company that owns the Tim Hortons brand.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WEN
  • CUSIP: 95058W10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $10.32
  • 52-Week Range: $8.89 - $11.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.93
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
  • Market Cap: $2.80B
  • Outstanding Shares: 261,255,000
  • Beta: 0.81
  • Net Margins: 8.59%
  • Return on Equity: 15.94%
  • Return on Assets: 2.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.59%
  • Current Ratio: 2.36%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.35%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $13.09 (22.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$13.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/13/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$11.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Buy$12.50 -> $11.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$12.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$12.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/4/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
3/18/2016Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$13.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$12.50View Rating Details
2/11/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$12.00 -> $10.50View Rating Details
2/10/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$12.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
2/9/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/3/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingNeutral$9.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingSell$28.00View Rating Details
6/4/2015WedbushDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$13.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
2/4/2015StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
2/4/2015Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$9.00 -> $12.00View Rating Details
1/9/2015Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/8/2015Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$7.50 -> $10.00View Rating Details
11/7/2014Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingNeutral$9.25 -> $9.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/10/2016Q216$0.09$0.10$366.92 million$382.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q116$0.06$0.11$352.21 million$378.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$0.11$0.12$456.14 million$464.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.08$0.09$436.95 million$464.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.09$0.08$488.69 million$489.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q1$0.05$0.06$475.63 million$466.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.10$0.10$509.50 million$502.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.09$0.08$516.27 million$512.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.10$0.09$515.86 million$523.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1$0.05$0.07$498.20 million$523.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.06$0.11$611.32 million$592.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.06$0.08$645.44 million$640.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.06$0.08$655.90 million$650.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.03$0.03$613.65 million$603.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/16/2013Prelim 2013$0.04$0.08$637.94 million$629.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.05$0.03$639.76 million$636.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.03$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2012$0.02$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.04$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2011$0.05$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2011$0.02$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.4 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.43 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q2 20161$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20161$0.09$0.09$0.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:2.24%
Payout Ratio:45.28% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.81% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.99%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/13/2016Todd Allan PenegorCFOBuy10,000$10.48$104,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Scott A. WeisberginsiderBuy10,000$9.36$93,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015Peter W MayDirectorSell4,069,412$11.29$45,943,661.48View SEC Filing  
6/25/2015Trian Fund Management, L.P.Major ShareholderSell3,591,889$11.29$40,552,426.81View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Edward P GardenDirectorSell7,226,470$11.37$82,164,963.90View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Trian Fund Management, L.P.Major ShareholderSell7,183,775$11.37$81,679,521.75View SEC Filing  
5/15/2014R. Scott ToopSVPBuy10,408$8.17$85,033.36View SEC Filing  
4/15/2014R. Scott ToopSVPBuy10,080$8.37$84,369.60View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014John PetersSVPSell176,357$9.48$1,671,864.36View SEC Filing  
1/22/2014John PetersSVPSell34,629$9.20$318,586.80View SEC Filing  
1/15/2014Nelson PeltzDirectorSell16,200,000$8.90$144,180,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013R. Scott ToopSVPBuy10,000$8.49$84,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Roland SmithDirectorSell3,477,513$8.56$29,767,511.28View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013R. Scott ToopSVPBuy16,000$8.41$134,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Stephen HareCFOSell48,000$7.93$380,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013R. Scott ToopSVPBuy13,500$7.38$99,630.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Steven B GrahamCAOSell3,900$7.05$27,495.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Scott A WeisbergInsiderBuy20,000$4.33$86,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Jack Gumpert WassermanDirectorBuy1,000$4.41$4,410.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 10/28/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff