Our top pick for
Finder may earn compensation from partners, but editorial opinions are our own. Advertiser Disclosure
The Wendy's Company is a restaurants business based in the US. The Wendys Company shares (WEN) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Wendys Company employs 4,667 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$22.34|
|52-week range||$18.68 - $25.48|
|50-day moving average||$22.28|
|200-day moving average||$22.83|
|Wall St. target price||$26.85|
|Dividend yield||$0.31 (1.38%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.82|
*Signup bonus information updated weekly.
The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.
|1 week (2021-10-19)||1.13%|
|1 month (2021-09-24)||-2.15%|
|3 months (2021-07-26)||-2.79%|
|6 months (2021-04-26)||0.59%|
|1 year (2020-10-26)||-4.12%|
|2 years (2019-10-25)||4.74%|
|3 years (2018-10-26)||32.58%|
|5 years (2016-10-26)||110.75%|
Valuing The Wendys Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Wendys Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Wendys Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, The Wendys Company shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
The Wendys Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.7703. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Wendys Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The Wendys Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $481 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Wendys Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||23.27%|
|Gross profit TTM||$633.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.29%|
|Return on equity TTM||35.2%|
|Market capitalisation||$5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 8.0 million The Wendys Company shares held short by investors – that's known as The Wendys Company's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% up from 7.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Wendys Company shares can be evaluated.
The Wendys Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Wendys Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Wendys Company shares traded daily (recently around 2.0 million). The Wendys Company's SIR currently stands at 3.91. In other words for every 100,000 The Wendys Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3910 shares are currently held short.
However The Wendys Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Wendys Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Wendys Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Wendys Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Wendys Company shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0448% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Wendys Company shares, roughly 45 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Wendys Company.
Find out more about how you can short The Wendys Company stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 45.78% of net profits
Recently The Wendys Company has paid out, on average, around 45.78% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Wendys Company shareholders could enjoy a 2.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Wendys Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.31 per share.
While The Wendys Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The Wendys Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The Wendys Company's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
The Wendys Company's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 24 March 1986. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Wendys Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Wendys Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Wendys Company's share price.
Over the last 12 months, The Wendys Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.6793 up to $25.4752. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while The Wendys Company's is 0.9582. This would suggest that The Wendys Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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 also owns and leases real estate properties.
Steps to owning and managing ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF units.
Everything we know about the The Real Good Food Company IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Lulu’s Fashion Lounge Holdings IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Allarity Therapeutics IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Jupiter Neurosciences IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Mainz Biomed IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Progressive Care IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Desert Peak Minerals IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Vaxxinity IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
Everything we know about the Entrada Therapeutics IPO, plus information on how to buy in.
finder.com is an independent comparison platform and information service that aims to provide you with the tools you need to make better decisions. While we are independent, the offers that appear on this site are from companies from which finder.com receives compensation. We may receive compensation from our partners for placement of their products or services. We may also receive compensation if you click on certain links posted on our site. While compensation arrangements may affect the order, position or placement of product information, it doesn't influence our assessment of those products. Please don't interpret the order in which products appear on our Site as any endorsement or recommendation from us. finder.com compares a wide range of products, providers and services but we don't provide information on all available products, providers or services. Please appreciate that there may be other options available to you than the products, providers or services covered by our service.