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Wendy's Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.28 (-1.19%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.85 million shs
Average Volume
2.27 million shs
Market Capitalization
$5.15 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Wendy's

The Wendy's Co. engages in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants. It offers hamburgers and related products, such as chicken breast sandwiches, nuggets, chili, and baked potatoes, French fries, freshly prepared salads, soft drinks, milk, coffee, frosty deserts, and kid's meals. The company was founded by R. David Thomas on November 15, 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, OH.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating & drinking places
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.73 billion
Cash Flow
$1.17 per share
Book Value
$2.45 per share


Net Income
$117.83 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$5.15 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.78 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

50th out of 279 stocks

Eating & Drinking Places Industry

2nd out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Wendy's a buy right now?

20 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendy's in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Wendy's stock.
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How has Wendy's' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Wendy's' stock was trading at $18.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WEN shares have increased by 29.4% and is now trading at $23.32.
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When is Wendy's' next earnings date?

Wendy's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 10th 2022.
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How were Wendy's' earnings last quarter?

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 10th. The restaurant operator reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $470.26 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $471.05 million. Wendy's had a net margin of 9.85% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.33%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.19 earnings per share.
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How often does Wendy's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wendy's?

Wendy's announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Wednesday, December 15th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 30th.
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Is Wendy's a good dividend stock?

Wendy's pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. Wendy's does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Wendy's is 58.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Wendy's will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.33% next year. This indicates that Wendy's will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Wendy's issued on next quarter's earnings?

Wendy's updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.790-$0.800 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.820. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Wendy's' shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Wendy's' stock price to reach $27.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Wendy's' key executives?

Wendy's' management team includes the following people:
  • Todd A. Penegor, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Gunther Plosch, Chief Financial Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • J. Kevin Vasconi, Chief Information Officer
  • Michael G. Berner, Chief Compliance Officer, VP-Corporate Counsel
  • Beverly Stallings-Johnson, VP, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

What is Todd Penegor's approval rating as Wendy's' CEO?

827 employees have rated Wendy's CEO Todd Penegor on Glassdoor.com. Todd Penegor has an approval rating of 71% among Wendy's' employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Wendy's own?

What is Wendy's' stock symbol?

Wendy's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WEN."

Who are Wendy's' major shareholders?

Wendy's' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.01%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.01%) and Spire Wealth Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own Wendy's stock include Abigail E Pringle, Dennis M Kass, Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Gunther Plosch, Kurt A Kane, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Todd Allan Penegor and Trian Fund Management, LP.
View institutional ownership trends for Wendy's

Which institutional investors are selling Wendy's stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Wendy's company stock in the last year include Edward P Garden, Gunther Plosch, Kurt A Kane, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Todd Allan Penegor, and Trian Fund Management, LP.
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Which institutional investors are buying Wendy's stock?

WEN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Spire Wealth Management, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Wedbush Securities Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Wendy's stock in the last two years include Dennis M Kass, and EJ Wunsch.
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How do I buy shares of Wendy's?

Shares of WEN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Wendy's' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.32.

How much money does Wendy's make?

Wendy's has a market capitalization of $5.15 billion and generates $1.73 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $117.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.82 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Wendy's have?

Wendy's employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

What is Wendy's' official website?

The official website for Wendy's is www.wendys.com.

Where are Wendy's' headquarters?

Wendy's is headquartered at ONE DAVE THOMAS BLVD, DUBLIN OH, 43017.

How can I contact Wendy's?

Wendy's' mailing address is ONE DAVE THOMAS BLVD, DUBLIN OH, 43017. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (614) 764-3100, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 678-514-5344.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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