NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$19.42
+0.10 (+0.52 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.29
Now: $19.42
$19.7050
50-Day Range
$18.32
MA: $18.94
$20.07
52-Week Range
$14.96
Now: $19.42
$20.14
Volume1.97 million shs
Average Volume3.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.48 billion
P/E Ratio32.92
Dividend Yield2.07%
Beta0.74
The Wendy's Company, together its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. The company is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. As of December 30, 2018, its restaurant system included 6,711 franchise restaurants, which comprise 353 owned and operated restaurants worldwide. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating & drinking places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WEN
CUSIP95058W10
Phone614-764-3100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.59 billion
Cash Flow$1.1512 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$4.48 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wendys' stock symbol?

Wendys trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WEN."

How often does Wendys pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wendys?

Wendys announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 31st. View Wendys' Dividend History.

How will Wendys' stock buyback program work?

Wendys declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $175,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $408.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $398.58 million. Wendys had a net margin of 29.16% and a return on equity of 23.85%. The firm's revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.11 EPS. View Wendys' Earnings History.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Wendys.

What guidance has Wendys issued on next quarter's earnings?

Wendys updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.61-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.61.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

20 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Wendys' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' stock price to reach $20.3611 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Wendys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wendys?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WEN stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a decrease in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,690,200 shares, a decrease of 7.3% from the April 15th total of 14,765,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,750,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.7 days. Currently, 6.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Wendys' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Wendys' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Wendys own?

Who are Wendys' key executives?

Wendys' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd Allan Penegor, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gunther Plosch, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Robert D. Wright, Exec. VP & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. E. J. Wunsch, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kurt A. Kane, Exec. VP and Chief Concept & Marketing Officer (Age 47)

Who are Wendys' major shareholders?

Wendys' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.20%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.22%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.35%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.45%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.28%) and Marshall Wace LLP (1.20%). Company insiders that own Wendys stock include Abigail E Pringle, Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Emil J Brolick, Gunther Plosch, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Robert D Wright, Scott A Weisberg, Trian Fund Management, LP and Trian Partners Parallel Fund I. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Wendys.

Which major investors are selling Wendys stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, American International Group Inc. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Abigail E Pringle, Robert D Wright and Trian Fund Management, LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wendys.

Which major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Apertura Capital LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Bank of Hawaii and Aspiriant LLC. Company insiders that have bought Wendys stock in the last two years include Gunther Plosch and Scott A Weisberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wendys.

How do I buy shares of Wendys?

Shares of WEN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Wendys' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.42.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.48 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $460.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.59 on an earnings per share basis. Wendys employs 12,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Wendys.

What is Wendys' official website?

The official website for Wendys is http://www.wendys.com/.

How can I contact Wendys?

Wendys' mailing address is ONE DAVE THOMAS BLVD, DUBLIN OH, 43017. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 614-764-3100 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Wendys (NASDAQ WEN)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  532 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  493 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,025
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wendys and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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