The Wendy's Company (WEN)

NASDAQ: WEN · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.19 (0.89%)
At close: Aug 17, 2022 4:00 PM
+0.02 (0.09%)
After-hours: Aug 17, 2022 6:33 PM EDT
Market Cap 4.60B
Revenue (ttm) 1.97B
Net Income (ttm) 178.86M
Shares Out 214.25M
EPS (ttm) 0.81
PE Ratio 26.52
Forward PE 25.64
Dividend $0.49 (2.28%)
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 31, 2022
Volume 2,545,511
Open 21.25
Previous Close 21.29
Day's Range 21.19 - 21.63
52-Week Range 15.77 - 24.48
Beta 0.91
Analysts Buy
Price Target 23.80 (+10.8%)
Earnings Date Aug 10, 2022

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 2, 2022, it operated approximately 403 company-operated restaurants; 5,535 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 1,006 franchised restaurants internationally. The company ... [Read more...]

Industry Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure
Founded 1969
CEO Todd Penegor
Employees 4,833
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol WEN
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2021, WEN's revenue was $1.90 billion, an increase of 9.41% compared to the previous year's $1.73 billion. Earnings were $200.39 million, an increase of 70.07%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 33 analysts, the average rating for WEN stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 23.8, which is an increase of 10.80% from the latest price.

Price Target
(10.80% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


Wendy's Announces Innovative New Global Restaurant Design Standard: "Global Next Gen"

Optimizations enhance the digital-forward customer experience, designed to deliver greater convenience, speed and accuracy today and into the future DUBLIN, Ohio , Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wend...

Wendy's CEO: ‘We're really optimistic' about breakfast offerings

Wendy's President & CEO Todd A. Penegor joins Yahoo Finance Live anchor Brian Sozzi to discuss company earnings, its breakfast offerings, inflation, and more.

Wendy's (WEN) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Miss

Wendy's (WEN) second-quarter fiscal 2022 margins are hurt by higher commodity and labor costs, the decline in customer counts and increased investments.

Food Prices Remain High. 4 Restaurant Stocks That Are Still Good Bets.

Although Americans were quick to return to dining out as the pandemic waned, that's one of the first cutbacks cited if they tighten budgets.

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Wendy's stock flat on mixed earnings, strong international sales

Yahoo Finance anchors Brian Sozzi, Julie Hyman and Brad Smith discuss Wendy's earnings and the outlook for the fast food chain.

Wendy's Misses on Sales but Raises Earnings Forecast

The fast-food company said that it now expects adjusted earnings to be between 84 cents to 88 cents per share for 2022.

Wendy's (WEN) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates

Wendy's (WEN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 9.09% and 0.65%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Wendy's shares down 2.3% premarket as Q2 revenue falls short of estimates

Wendy's Co. shares WEN, -0.47% slid 2.3% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the fast-food company posted weaker-than-expected revenue for the second quarter. Wendy's had net income of $48.2 million, or...

Wendy's misses U.S. same-store sales growth estimates due to inflation

(Reuters) -Wendy's Co missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly U.S. same-store sales growth on Wednesday, as Americans reined in their spending at fast-food restaurants in the face of higher prices of...


DUBLIN, Ohio , Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) today reported unaudited results for the second quarter ended July 3, 2022. "We are proud of the entire Wendy's® system for...

The Wendy's Company Q2 Preview: Rebound Quarter Inbound?

Over the past three months, WEN shares have tacked on a stellar 17%, easily outperforming the S&P 500.

Wendy's is adding a sweet new treat for breakfast

Wendy's is adding a new menu item that includes some back-to-school nostalgia.

Why Wendy's (WEN) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

Wendy's (WEN) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Breakfast Is Making a Comeback. That's Good News for These Fast Food Stocks

New data shows customers are returning to quick-service restaurants for their morning meal after two years of staying home.

Other symbols: MCD

The Wendy's Company to Report Second Quarter 2022 Results on August 10

Updated Conference Call Access Information Included  DUBLIN, Ohio , Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously shared, The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) will release its second quarter 2022 results befo...

Wendy's (WEN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

Wendy's (WEN) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Wendy's Says to Succeed in the Metaverse, Companies Need to Engage With Metaversals

Restaurants' presence in the metaverse is still too new to say for sure which strategies (if any) will be key to securing customers' virtual reality (VR) loyalty, but quick-service restaurant (QSR) gian...

TXRH vs. WEN: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

TXRH vs. WEN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other symbols: TXRH

4 Restaurant Stocks Poised to Trump Estimates in Q2 Earnings

Second-quarter 2022 results of restaurant stocks like MCD, PZZA, WEN and TXRH are likely to have been driven by robust off-premise sales and a sequential improvement in comparable store sales.

Other symbols: MCDPZZATXRH

The Fry-Cast Is In: Wendy's Hot & Crispy Summer Is Hot, Hot, Hot

The Queen of QSR Celebrates the Heat with Another Hot & Crispy Fry Deal DUBLIN, Ohio , July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The July fry-cast is in, and it's a HOT one. Just in time for the historically ...

Restaurants need the Fed to step in, says Wedbush's Nick Setyan

Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss restaurant stocks and the inflation's impact on them.



The Queen of QSR is Turning National French Fry Day into JULY FRY WEEK DUBLIN, Ohio , July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT:   Wendy's® is turning National French Fry Day (July 13) into Fry Week, making it...

WEN or JACK: Which Stock is Better Placed at the Moment?

Stocks like Wendy's (WEN) and Jack in the Box (JACK) continue to benefit from robust digitalization.

Other symbols: JACK

Here's Why You Should Retain Wendy's (WEN) in Your Portfolio

Wendy's (WEN) focus on Breakfast daypart offerings bodes well. However, a rise in commodity and labor costs is a concern.

ARCO or WEN: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

ARCO vs. WEN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Other symbols: ARCO