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NASDAQ:WENWendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.23
+0.16 (+0.72 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 02:54 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.03
Now: $22.23
$22.38
50-Day Range
$20.93
MA: $22.37
$23.82
52-Week Range
$6.82
Now: $22.23
$24.04
Volume78,931 shs
Average Volume4.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.98 billion
P/E Ratio46.31
Dividend Yield0.91%
Beta1.24
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.76 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.71 billion
Cash Flow$1.17 per share
Book Value$2.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,300
Market Cap$4.98 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$22.23
+0.16 (+0.72 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 02:54 PM ET)
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Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Wendys' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Wendys' stock was trading at $18.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WEN shares have increased by 23.5% and is now trading at $22.26.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Wendys?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The restaurant operator reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $402.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $411.29 million. Wendys had a return on equity of 21.11% and a net margin of 6.70%. The company's revenue was down 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.18 EPS.
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How often does Wendys pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wendys?

Wendys declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 31st.
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What price target have analysts set for WEN?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Wendys' stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Wendys' stock price to reach $22.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WEN stock have trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a daily sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,300,000 shares, a drop of 12.1% from the December 31st total of 13,990,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,526,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Wendys' key competitors?

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Who are Wendys' key executives?

Wendys' management team includes the following 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)

What is Wendys' stock symbol?

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

Who are Wendys' major shareholders?

Wendys' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.33%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.97%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.29%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.25%), Braun Stacey Associates Inc. (0.22%) and Swiss National Bank (0.19%). Company insiders that own Wendys stock include Abigail E Pringle, EJ Wunsch, Gunther Plosch, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Robert D Wright, Todd Allan Penegor and Trian Fund Management, LP.
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Which institutional investors are selling Wendys stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Americas Securities LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Trexquant Investment LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Chesapeake Wealth Management, US Bancorp DE, and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Abigail E Pringle, EJ Wunsch, Gunther Plosch, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Todd Allan Penegor, and Trian Fund Management, LP.
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Which institutional investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Macquarie Group Ltd., Smith Asset Management Group LP, Virtu Financial LLC, Swiss National Bank, Aigen Investment Management LP, and WINTON GROUP Ltd.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Wendys' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.26.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.98 billion and generates $1.71 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $136.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.59 on an earnings per share basis. Wendys employs 13,300 workers across the globe.

What is Wendys' official website?

The official website for Wendys is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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