How to buy The Wendy’s Company (WEN) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in The Wendy's Company shares.

The Wendy’s Co (WEN) is a publicly traded restaurants business based in the US. In the week up to 25 November The Wendy's Company shares surged 8.20% to a closing position of $22.42. Over the last 12 months, The Wendy's Company's share price has risen by 8.33% from $21.24. The Wendy's Company is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 4,833 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in The Wendy's Company

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: WEN in this case.
  5. Research The Wendy's Company shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your The Wendy's Company shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 50x The Wendy's Company shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £4.81
£966.74 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £13.21
£975.15 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £4.33
£966.26 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £9.62
£971.55 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £21.57
£983.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.96
£962.89 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £22.42
£984.35 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £4.81
£966.74 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £21.52
£983.46 total
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The Wendy's Company share price (NASDAQ:WEN)

Use our graph to track the performance of WEN stocks over time.

The Wendy's Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $23.01

1 week (2022-11-22) 6.68%
1 month (2022-10-26) 13.07%
1 year (2021-11-29) 8.33%
2 years (2020-11-27) 3.88%
3 years (2019-11-29) 7.32%
5 years (2017-11-29) 56.64%

Is it a good time to buy The Wendy's Company stock?

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Is The Wendy's Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

P/E ratio

The Wendy's 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 26x. In other words, The Wendy's Company shares trade at around 26x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

PEG ratio

The Wendy's Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1554. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Wendy's 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 Wendy's Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $458.2 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Wendy's Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Wendy's Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$22.75
Change %1.1429%
Information last updated 2022-11-29.
52-week range$15.5584 - $24.0219
50-day moving average$20.1356
200-day moving average$20.1595
Wall St. target price$23.56
PE ratio25.7907
Dividend yield$0.495 (2.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.86

Do The Wendy's Company shares pay dividends?


Dividend yield: 2.23% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 2.23% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 61.73% of net profits

The Wendy's Company has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.23% of its share value annually.

The Wendy's Company has paid out, on average, around 61.73% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.23% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 2.23% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Wendy's Company's case, that would currently equate to about $0.495 per share.

The Wendy's Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The Wendy's Company's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Wendy's Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.5584 up to $24.0219. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WEN.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while The Wendy's Company's is 0.9032. This would suggest that The Wendy's Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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