NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, News & Analysis

$21.19
+0.37 (+1.78 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 06:54 AM ET)
Today's Range
$20.83
Now: $21.19
$21.35
50-Day Range
$17.65
MA: $19.34
$21.06
52-Week Range
$14.96
Now: $21.19
$21.35
Volume3.64 million shs
Average Volume3.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.89 billion
P/E Ratio35.92
Dividend Yield1.92%
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$1.1931 per share
Book Value$2.81 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$4.89 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 1st. Investors 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 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 30th. View Wendys' Dividend History.

How will Wendys' stock buyback program work?

Wendys announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which permits the company to buyback $175,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are 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 (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $435.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $439.64 million. Wendys had a net margin of 28.88% and a return on equity of 23.16%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $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 updated 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?

21 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Wendys' shares. Their predictions range from $17.50 to $22.00. On average, they expect Wendys' stock price to reach $20.0556 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Wendys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wendys?

21 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 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WEN stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a daily sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a decrease in short interest in the month of 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 days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.8 days. Currently, 6.9% of the company's shares 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 $21.19.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.89 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:  543 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  506 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,049
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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