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NASDAQ:WEN - Wendys Stock Price, Forecast & News

$23.21
+0.30 (+1.31 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$22.84
Now: $23.21
$23.30
50-Day Range
$21.35
MA: $22.05
$22.91
52-Week Range
$16.25
Now: $23.21
$23.30
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume2.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.34 billion
P/E Ratio41.45
Dividend Yield2.10%
Beta0.76
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$1.17 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$460.11 million

Miscellaneous

Employees12,500
Market Cap$5.34 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 declared 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.07%. 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 of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Wednesday, February 21st 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $175,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are 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 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The restaurant operator had revenue of $437.88 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $434.45 million. Wendys had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 24.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business 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 price target have analysts set for WEN?

24 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Wendys' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.50 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Wendys' share price to reach $22.07 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.9%. 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?

News coverage about WEN stock has been trending extremely negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Wendys earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 few days. View News Stories for Wendys.

Are investors shorting Wendys?

Wendys saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,300,000 shares, a drop of 12.1% from the January 15th total of 13,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,526,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 5.8% of the company's 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.30%), State Street Corp (2.03%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.43%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%), FMR LLC (1.08%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.88%). 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 major investors are selling Wendys stock?

WEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, FMR LLC, Assetmark Inc., Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 major investors are buying Wendys stock?

WEN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Franklin Street Capital Partners LLC, BTG Pactual Global Asset Management Ltd, Ibex Wealth Advisors, AQR Capital Management LLC, Braun Stacey Associates Inc. and WBI Investments Inc.. 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 $23.21.

How big of a company is Wendys?

Wendys has a market capitalization of $5.34 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:  620 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  569 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,189
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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