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NASDAQ:WENWendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.85
+0.91 (+4.15 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.64
Now: $22.85
$23.44
50-Day Range
$16.74
MA: $20.13
$22.18
52-Week Range
$6.82
Now: $22.85
$24.04
Volume3.51 million shs
Average Volume3.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.09 billion
P/E Ratio44.80
Dividend Yield0.91%
Beta1.23
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: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.71 billion
Cash Flow$1.22 per share
Book Value$2.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,300
Market Cap$5.09 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 26.8% and is now trading at $22.85. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Wendys?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Wendys.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Wendys.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $404.96 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $413.02 million. Wendys had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 22.37%. Wendys's revenue for the quarter was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS. View Wendys' earnings history.

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

Wendys announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, June 15th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 29th. View Wendys' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Wendys' stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' share price to reach $21.48 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.0%. View analysts' price targets for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WEN stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a media sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 8,280,000 shares, an increase of 26.6% from the April 15th total of 6,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,123,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 4.0% 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 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.29%), Invesco Ltd. (3.01%), Melvin Capital Management LP (2.47%), State Street Corp (2.09%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.87%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.65%). 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. 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 Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, and Wellington Management Group LLP. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Wendys.

Which institutional investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Melvin Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Maverick Capital Ltd., MIK Capital LP, Clearfield Capital Management LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and KBC Group NV. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Wendys' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.85.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $5.09 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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