NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.79
+0.12 (+0.58 %)
(As of 08/21/2019 11:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
$20.59
Now: $20.79
$20.92
50-Day Range
$17.65
MA: $19.28
$20.66
52-Week Range
$14.96
Now: $20.79
$20.80
Volume54,793 shs
Average Volume3.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.79 billion
P/E Ratio35.25
Dividend Yield2.01%
Beta0.72
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$1.1990 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$4.79 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2019 (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 Thursday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, September 17th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 30th. View Wendys' Dividend History.

How will Wendys' stock buyback program work?

Wendys declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $175,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $435.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $439.64 million. Wendys had a return on equity of 23.16% and a net margin of 28.88%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.14 earnings per share. View Wendys' Earnings History.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Wendys.

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

Wendys issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.61-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.63. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.63763408-1.65353344 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.7 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

20 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Wendys' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' share price to reach $20.0556 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. 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 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WEN stock have trended positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,581,700 shares, a decrease of 10.1% from the June 15th total of 16,216,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,500,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.8 days. Currently, 6.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Vanguard Group Inc. (7.38%), BlackRock Inc. (7.30%), Invesco Ltd. (4.53%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.31%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.32%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.32%). 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 institutional investors are selling Wendys stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Marshall Wace LLP, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Maplelane Capital LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Nicholas Investment Partners LP. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Abigail E Pringle, Matthew H Peltz, Robert D Wright and Trian Fund Management, LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wendys.

Which institutional investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Holocene Advisors LP, Prudential Financial Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors and Greenleaf Trust. 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 $20.79.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.79 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:  542 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  506 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,048
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 8/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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