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NASDAQ:WENWendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$16.97
+0.93 (+5.80 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.35
Now: $16.97
$17.49
50-Day Range
$7.47
MA: $16.85
$23.94
52-Week Range
$6.82
Now: $16.97
$24.04
Volume8.39 million shs
Average Volume4.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.78 billion
P/E Ratio28.76
Dividend Yield2.99%
Beta1
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.24 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$1.34 per share
Book Value$2.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$136.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees13,300
Market Cap$3.78 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Confirmed)
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 decreased by 5.8% and is now trading at $16.97. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Wendys?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Wendys.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Wendys.

How can I listen to Wendys' earnings call?

Wendys will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The restaurant operator reported $0.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $427.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $423.70 million. Wendys had a return on equity of 22.61% and a net margin of 8.01%. The company's revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.16 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 Thursday, February 20th. Investors of record on Monday, March 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.83%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. 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 earnings per share guidance of $0.60 to $0.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.64.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

27 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Wendys' shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' share price to reach $21.18 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WEN stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a news impact score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 5,937,700 shares, a decrease of 27.4% from the February 27th total of 8,180,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,519,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 2.9% 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include KG&L Capital Management LLC (0.08%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). Company insiders that own Wendys stock include Abigail E Pringle, Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Leigh A Burnside, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Robert D Wright, Todd Allan Penegor and Trian Fund Management, LP. View institutional ownership trends for Wendys.

Which major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KG&L Capital Management LLC, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $16.97.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $3.78 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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