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The Wendy's Company (WEN)

NASDAQ: WEN · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
22.38 0.29 (1.31%)
Oct 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap4.99B
Revenue (ttm)1.88B
Net Income (ttm)185.58M
Shares Out221.36M
EPS (ttm)0.82
PE Ratio27.33
Forward PE24.94
Dividend$0.31 (1.39%)
Ex-Dividend DateAug 31, 2021
Volume4,146,551
Open21.95
Previous Close22.09
Day's Range21.93 - 22.82
52-Week Range18.68 - 29.31
Beta0.96
AnalystsBuy
Price Target26.85 (+20.0%)
Est. Earnings DateNov 10, 2021

About WEN

The Wendy's Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It operates through three segments: Wendy's U.S., Wendy's International, and Global Real Estate & Development. The company is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. As of January 3, 2021, it operated approximately 361 Company-operated restaurants; 5,520 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 947 franchised restaurants internationally. The company al...

IndustryHotels, Restaurants & Leisure
Founded1969
CEOTodd Penegor
Employees4,667
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolWEN
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Wendy's's revenue was $1.73 billion, an increase of 1.45% compared to the previous year's $1.71 billion. Earnings were $117.83 million, a decrease of -13.95%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 27 analysts, the average rating for Wendy's stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 26.85, which is an increase of 19.97% from the latest price.

Price Target
$26.85
(19.97% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Wendy's Pops On Nelson Peltz Comments: What's Next For The Stock?

Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) shares are trading higher Wednesday after the stock was mentioned on CNBC by Nelson Peltz. Peltz stated Wendy's has 7% of his portfolio and that the company is "doing great," having...

6 hours ago - Benzinga

Wendy's, Berry Global, LyondellBasell Collaborate to Improve Cup Recyclability; Introduce New, Industry-Leading Clear...

DUBLIN, Ohio and EVANSVILLE, Ind. and HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To help advance the goal of sustainably sourcing 100% of its customer-facing packaging by 2026, Wendy's is announcing a new c...

13 hours ago - PRNewsWire

Got $5,000? Buy These 2 Cheap Growth Stocks Today

These two companies recently raised their guidance and expect plenty of growth ahead.

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5 days ago - The Motley Fool

Wendy's launches new 'Hot & Crispy Fry Guarantee'

Wendyshot&crispy #hot&crispyfryguarantee Wendy's is out with an unusual new initiative called the the 'Hot & Crispy Fry Guarantee.' The new policy starts on Wednesday, allowing Wendy's customers to exch...

1 week ago - Yahoo Finance

The Wendy's Company to Report Third Quarter 2021 Results on November 10

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) will release its third quarter 2021 results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 10. The Company will host a confe...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Google and Wendy's A.I. deal will ‘unlock new experiences'

Wendy's and Google have struck a deal to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to remind cooks when to flip burgers -- as well as to track repeat customers, among other tasks.

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1 week ago - New York Post

Wendy's and Google Cloud Partner to Enhance the Wendy's Restaurant Experience

DUBLIN, Ohio and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's®  and Google Cloud today announced a partnership to enhance the Wendy's restaurant experience and unlock new customer, restauran...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

Wendy's Is Extending Its Presence In The Grocery Aisle With A Kellogg's Cereal Launch. Here's Why

Restaurant chains extending into the grocery aisle is certainly nothing new, but it is a growing channel because of the opportunity to grow both revenues and brand awareness.

Other symbols:K
1 week ago - Forbes

5 Restaurant and Leisure Stocks Gurus Are Partying With in October

In light of strong private company job growth in the leisure and hospitality sectors during September, five restaurant and leisure stocks with high guru ownership that are trading at fair GuruFocus Valu...

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2 weeks ago - GuruFocus

Grab Your Notebooks: Wendy's and Uber Eats Are Welcoming Fans into Newb School

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Ready.

4 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Forget Earnings Growth, Focus on Beat With These 5 Stocks

Inside the top-ranked stocks that can beat earnings estimates in their next releases.

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Why Is Wendy's (WEN) Down 2.9% Since Last Earnings Report?

Wendy's (WEN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Top 6 Stocks to Buy on the Dip Despite Market Fluctuations

We have narrowed down our search to six stocks that are currently trading on the dip. These are: ROKU, HPQ, SLB, GPS, HOG and WEN.

Other symbols:GPSHOGHPQROKUSLB
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 Stocks Insiders Are Selling

When insiders sell shares, it indicates their concern in the company's prospects or that they view the stock as being overpriced. Either way, this signals an opportunity to go short on the stock.

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1 month ago - Benzinga

Wendy's Kicks Off College Football Season With Select $1.99 Croissant Sandwiches

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: As an official sponsor of NCAA® college football, Wendy's® and football legend Reggie Bush, are giving fans everywhere something extra to cheer about th...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Restaurant Sales Getting Back to Normal: 4 Stocks to Buy

Restaurant sales are picking up, helping companies like Jack In The Box (JACK), Yum Brands (YUM) and The Wendy's Company (WEN).

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Trick or Treat: Wendy's "Scary Good" Boo! Books Benefiting the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption are Now Available ...

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Ghostly greetings from your favorite red head!

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Wendy's (WEN) Unveils New Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger

Wendy's (WEN) boosts its Made to Crave lineup with the addition of the Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Love Share Buybacks? These 3 Stocks Are for You

And as a bonus, they all pay dividends, too.

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1 month ago - The Motley Fool

Wendy's Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger, Yes Really

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's® is making your cheesy, bacon-filled dreams come true with the launch of the new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger. The third addition to the Made to Cra...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

Wendy's is giving its french fries a makeover

Few things in life are worse than a soggy french fry. Wendy's says it has a solution.

1 month ago - CNN Business

Wendy's Announces Series of Charitable Commitments

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company announced today that it will make charitable donations to a variety of organizations across the globe that align with Wendy's core categor...

1 month ago - PRNewsWire

4 Stocks Insiders Are Selling

When insiders sell shares, it indicates their concern in the company's prospects or that they view the stock as being overpriced. Either way, this signals an opportunity to go short on the stock.

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1 month ago - Benzinga

Restaurant Sales Jump YoY in July: 5 Solid Stocks to Buy

The restaurant industry is finally showing signs of recovery with both sales and hiring picking up. This has been helping companies like The Wendy's Company (WEN), Jack In The Box (JACK), Papa John's In...

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

2 Standout Nasdaq Stocks Wall Street Loves Right Now

Find out which companies are getting the nod from professional analysts.

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