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Wendys Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:WEN)

$21.60
+0.21 (+0.98 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 02:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$21.30
Now: $21.60
$21.65
50-Day Range
$19.42
MA: $20.77
$22.63
52-Week Range
$14.96
Now: $21.60
$22.84
Volume3.16 million shs
Average Volume4.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.98 billion
P/E Ratio36.61
Dividend Yield1.87%
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$1.16 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$4.98 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (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. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, December 16th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. 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 announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $175,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Wendys' earnings last quarter?

Wendys Co (NASDAQ:WEN) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $435.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $439.64 million. Wendys had a return on equity of 23.16% and a net margin of 28.88%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.14 EPS. View Wendys' Earnings History.

When is Wendys' next earnings date?

Wendys is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Wendys.

How can I listen to Wendys' earnings call?

Wendys will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 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.

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

Wendys issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.61-0.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Wendys' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $26.00. On average, they expect Wendys' stock price to reach $21.53 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Wendys.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Wendys?

22 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 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Wendys.

Has Wendys been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WEN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 12,720,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the August 30th total of 11,980,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,130,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 6.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 investors include Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.16%), North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.04%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.03%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%), KG&L Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Wendys stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, North Star Investment Management Corp., CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Pacer Advisors Inc. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Wendys company stock in the last year include Abigail E Pringle, EJ Wunsch, Matthew H Peltz, Robert D Wright and Trian Fund Management, LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Wendys.

Which major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cerebellum GP LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Wedbush Securities Inc. and KG&L Capital Management 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Wendys' stock price today?

One share of WEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.60.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $4.98 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:  571 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  528 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,099
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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