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NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.04
+0.25 (+1.15 %)
(As of 01/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.59
Now: $22.04
$22.13
50-Day Range
$21.35
MA: $21.95
$22.38
52-Week Range
$16.25
Now: $22.04
$22.84
Volume115,836 shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.07 billion
P/E Ratio39.36
Dividend Yield2.17%
Beta0.65
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$1.15 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$5.07 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Confirmed)
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 Friday, October 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. This is an increase from Wendys's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. View Wendys' Dividend History.

How will Wendys' stock buyback program work?

Wendys declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $175,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The restaurant operator earned $437.88 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $434.45 million. Wendys had a return on equity of 24.72% and a net margin of 7.69%. Wendys's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.17 EPS. View Wendys' Earnings History.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Wendys.

How can I listen to Wendys' earnings call?

Wendys will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Wendys updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.58-0.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.58.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

24 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Wendys' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $26.00. On average, they expect Wendys' share price to reach $22.07 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Wendys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wendys?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 13 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 very positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 13,990,000 shares, an increase of 11.3% from the December 31st total of 12,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days. Approximately 6.6% 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Braun Stacey Associates Inc. (0.24%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Ibex Wealth Advisors (0.07%) and Arizona State Retirement System (0.05%). Company insiders that own Wendys stock include Abigail E Pringle, Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Emil J Brolick, Gunther Plosch, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Robert D Wright, Todd Allan Penegor, 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 Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Arizona State Retirement System, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Huntington National Bank, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Abigail E Pringle, EJ Wunsch, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Robert D Wright, Todd Allan Penegor 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 Ibex Wealth Advisors, Braun Stacey Associates Inc., Rothschild Investment Corp IL, AdvisorShares Investments LLC, Beacon Financial Advisory LLC, Leisure Capital Management, SG Americas Securities LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Wendys' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.04.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $5.07 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:  612 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,174
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 1/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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