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NASDAQ:WEN

Wendy's - WEN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$23.17
+0.06 (+0.26%)
(As of 12/6/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.89
$23.21
50-Day Range
$18.69
$23.11
52-Week Range
$15.77
$24.48
Volume
2.18 million shs
Average Volume
2.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.94 billion
P/E Ratio
26.63
Dividend Yield
2.16%
Price Target
$24.07

Wendy's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.45 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.9% Upside
$24.07 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.63% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.19
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.14mentions of Wendy
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.48%
From $0.84 to $0.97 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.49 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

67th out of 215 stocks

Eating & Drinking Places Industry

2nd out of 5 stocks

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About Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Stock

The Wendy's Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It operates through three segments: Wendy's U.S., Wendy's International, and Global Real Estate & Development. The company is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. As of January 2, 2022, it operated approximately 403 company-operated restaurants; 5,535 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 1,006 franchised restaurants internationally. The company also owns and leases real estate properties. It owns 485 and leases 1,235 properties, which are leased or subleased to franchisees. The company was formerly known as Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Wendy's Company in July 2011. The Wendy's Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.

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WEN Stock News Headlines

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Tightly Held Wendy’s Is Undervalued 
Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.125
Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Rating Increased to B- at TheStreet
Wendy's Adds a Delicious (and Niche) Item to Its Menu
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Wendy's' (NASDAQ:WEN) Dividend Will Be $0.125
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WEN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/10/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/15 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/15/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
11/30/2022
Today
12/06/2022
Dividend Payable
12/15/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/07/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating & drinking places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WEN
CUSIP
95058W10
Employees
14,500
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$24.07
High Stock Price Forecast
$29.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$20.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.45
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$200.39 million
Pretax Margin
11.63%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.90 billion
Cash Flow
$1.42 per share
Book Value
$1.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
167,652,000
Market Cap
$4.94 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.92

Key Executives

  • Mr. Todd Allan PenegorMr. Todd Allan Penegor (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.42M
  • Mr. Gunther  PloschMr. Gunther Plosch (Age 53)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $2.1M
  • Mr. Kevin Vasconi (Age 61)
    Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $1.85M
  • Ms. Abigail E. PringleMs. Abigail E. Pringle (Age 48)
    Pres of International & Chief Devel. Officer
    Comp: $1.9M
  • Mr. Kurt A. KaneMr. Kurt A. Kane (Age 50)
    Pres of U.S. & Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $2.25M
  • Ms. Leigh A. Burnside (Age 52)
    Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Matt Spessard
    Sr. VP & Global Chief Technology Officer
  • Gregory J. Lemenchick
    Sr. Director of Investor Relations and Corp. FP&A
  • Mr. Eric J. Wunsch Esq. (Age 51)
    Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
  • Mr. Michael G. Berner
    VP of Corp. & Securities Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Sec.













WEN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Wendy's stock right now?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendy's in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WEN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WEN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Wendy's' stock price forecast for 2023?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Wendy's' stock. Their WEN share price forecasts range from $20.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $24.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WEN shares performed in 2022?

Wendy's' stock was trading at $23.85 at the start of the year. Since then, WEN shares have decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $23.18.
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When is Wendy's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 7th 2023.
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How were Wendy's' earnings last quarter?

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 10th. The restaurant operator reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $470.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $471.05 million. Wendy's had a net margin of 9.26% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 39.75%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.19 earnings per share.

How often does Wendy's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wendy's?

Wendy's declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th.
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Is Wendy's a good dividend stock?

Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 57.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WEN will have a dividend payout ratio of 51.55% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Wendy's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Wendy's issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.84-$0.88 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.85. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Todd Penegor's approval rating as Wendy's' CEO?

827 employees have rated Wendy's Chief Executive Officer Todd Penegor on Glassdoor.com. Todd Penegor has an approval rating of 71% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Wendy's own?
What is Wendy's' stock symbol?

Wendy's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WEN."

Who are Wendy's' major shareholders?

Wendy's' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.27%), BlackRock Inc. (6.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.39%), State Street Corp (2.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.84%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (1.30%). Insiders that own company stock include Abigail E Pringle, Dennis M Kass, Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Gunther Plosch, Kurt A Kane, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Todd Allan Penegor and Trian Fund Management, LP.
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How do I buy shares of Wendy's?

Shares of WEN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Wendy's' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.18.

How much money does Wendy's make?

Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) has a market capitalization of $4.94 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $200.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Wendy's have?

The company employs 14,500 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Wendy's?

Wendy's' mailing address is ONE DAVE THOMAS BLVD, DUBLIN OH, 43017. The official website for the company is www.wendys.com. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (614) 764-3100, via email at investorrelations@wendys.com, or via fax at 678-514-5344.

This page (NASDAQ:WEN) was last updated on 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff