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NASDAQ:WENWendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.70
-0.16 (-0.77 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$20.64
Now: $20.70
$21.61
50-Day Range
$13.06
MA: $19.02
$21.44
52-Week Range
$6.82
Now: $20.70
$24.04
Volume3.19 million shs
Average Volume4.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.61 billion
P/E Ratio40.59
Dividend Yield2.30%
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.09 out of 5 stars


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

Profitability

Net Income$136.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,300
Market Cap$4.61 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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WEN shares have increased by 14.9% and is now trading at $20.70. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $404.96 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $413.02 million. Wendys had a net margin of 7.01% and a return on equity of 22.37%. Wendys's revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.14 earnings per share. View Wendys' earnings history.

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

Wendys declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 1st will be paid 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 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 29th. View Wendys' dividend history.

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

Wendys updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.60 to $0.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.64.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

28 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Wendys' shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' stock price to reach $21.48 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WEN stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. 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 trading volume of 5,123,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 4.0% of the company's stock 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 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 variety of retail and institutional 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 major 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 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 major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was bought 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 $20.70.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.61 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 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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