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The Wendy's Company (WEN)

Stock Price: $24.16 USD 0.14 (0.56%)
Updated Oct 20, 2020 11:23 AM EDT - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 5.41B
Revenue (ttm) 1.67B
Net Income (ttm) 112.01M
Shares Out 223.82M
EPS (ttm) 0.48
PE Ratio 50.32
Forward PE 35.59
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 0.83%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Oct 20, 2020
Last Price $24.16
Previous Close $24.02
Change ($) 0.14
Change (%) 0.56%
Day's Open 24.24
Day's Range 24.04 - 24.34
Day's Volume 304,433
52-Week Range 6.82 - 24.91

More Stats

Market Cap 5.41B
Enterprise Value 8.85B
Earnings Date (est) Nov 4, 2020
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 31, 2020
Shares Outstanding 223.82M
Float 205.88M
EPS (basic) 0.49
EPS (diluted) 0.48
FCF / Share 0.39
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 0.83%
Earnings Yield 1.99%
FCF Yield 1.61%
Payout Ratio 79.60%
Shares Short 8.47M
Short Ratio 2.62
Short % of Float 4.11%
Beta 1.06
PE Ratio 50.32
Forward PE 35.59
P/FCF Ratio 62.10
PS Ratio 3.23
PB Ratio 11.19
Revenue 1.67B
Operating Income 225.13M
Net Income 112.01M
Free Cash Flow 87.06M
Net Cash -3.44B
Net Cash / Share -15.38
Gross Margin 45.00%
Operating Margin 13.46%
Profit Margin 6.70%
FCF Margin 5.21%
ROA 2.97%
ROE 19.79%
ROIC 4.20%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (30)

Buy 16
Overweight 0
Hold 13
Underweight 0
Sell 1

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(1.51% upside)
Current: $24.16
Target: 24.52
*Average 12-month price target from 26 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth7.49%29.96%-14.77%-23.25%-6.42%-17.54%-3.26%3.04%2.35%-
Gross Profit649628617616638606643624615618
Operating Income263250215315274243139123137150
Net Income13746019413016112145.497.089.88-4.33
Shares Outstanding230237242257273365392391389418
Earnings Per Share0.581.880.770.490.490.320.110.020.02-0.01
EPS Growth-69.15%144.16%57.14%0%53.13%190.91%450%0%--
Dividend Per Share0.420.340.
Dividend Growth23.53%21.43%14.29%8.89%9.76%13.89%80%25%23.08%-
Operating Cash Flow289224239194274255330190247226
Capital Expenditures-74.45-69.86-81.71-150-252-298-224-198-147-148
Free Cash Flow21415415743.8022.69-43.70106-7.1899.9578.28
Cash & Equivalents335461204256370267580453475513
Total Debt3,7142,7842,7542,5122,4261,4381,4641,4581,3571,572
Net Cash / Debt-3,379-2,323-2,550-2,256-2,056-1,171-884-1,004-882-1,060
Book Value5166485735287531,7181,9291,9861,9962,163
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name The Wendy's Company
Country United States
Employees 13,300
CEO Todd A. Penegor

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol WEN
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Industry Restaurants
Unique Identifier NASDAQ: 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 December 29, 2019, it operated approximately 357 company owned restaurants; 5,495 franchised restaurants in the United States; and 936 franchised restaurants internationally. The company also owns and leases real estate properties. As of December 29, 2019, it owns 512 and leases 1,248 properties, which are leased or subleased primarily to franchisees. 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.