NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.89 -0.11 (-0.61 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 01:53 AM ET)
Previous Close$18.00
Today's Range$17.85 - $18.09
52-Week Range$14.96 - $18.68
Volume3.05 million shs
Average Volume2.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.24 billion
P/E Ratio41.60
Dividend Yield1.89%
Beta0.8
The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. The company's restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, desserts, and kids' meals. As of April 20, 2018, its restaurant system included approximately 6,600 franchise and Company-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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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$1.22 billion
Cash Flow$0.9781 per share
Book Value$2.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$194.02 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,100
Market Cap$4.24 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Friday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is a positive change from Wendys's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. View Wendys' Dividend History.

How will Wendys' stock buyback program work?

Wendys declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which permits the company to buyback $175,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $411 million during the quarter. Wendys had a return on equity of 23.36% and a net margin of 40.00%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. View Wendys' Earnings History.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Wendys.

How can I listen to Wendys' earnings call?

Wendys will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8775726014.

What price target have analysts set for WEN?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Wendys' stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' stock price to reach $19.6875 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Wendys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wendys?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Wendys in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WEN stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Wendys' key competitors?

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, Chief Concept & Marketing Officer (Age 47)

Who are Wendys' major shareholders?

Wendys' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.25%), Millennium Management LLC (1.89%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.22%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.12%) and Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (1.00%). Company insiders that own Wendys stock include Edward P Garden, EJ Wunsch, Emil J Brolick, Gunther Plosch, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Robert D Wright, Scott A Weisberg and Trian Partners Parallel Fund I. 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 Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Greenleaf Trust, Stevens Capital Management LP and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Edward P Garden, Emil J Brolick, Matthew H Peltz, Nelson Peltz, Robert D Wright and Trian Partners Parallel Fund I. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wendys.

Which major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Advisers LP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 $17.89.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.24 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $194.02 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.43 on an earnings per share basis. Wendys employs 12,100 workers across the globe.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  494 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  476 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  970
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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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