Wendy's Co. (WEN): Price and Financial Metrics

Wendy's Co. (WEN): $20.42

0.07 (+0.34%)

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WEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.42 52-week high $23.90
Prev. close $20.35 52-week low $18.50
Day low $20.31 Volume 2,265,400
Day high $20.53 Avg. volume 2,693,641
50-day MA $20.77 Dividend yield 4.85%
200-day MA $21.80 Market Cap 4.27B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where WEN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 75.08% of US stocks.
  • WEN's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • WEN ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

WEN Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WEN is 5.52 -- better than 91.99% of US stocks.
  • WEN's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.85% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of WENDY'S CO's share price is greater than that of merely 2.61% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WEN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are WLFC, SEAS, SPH, NRG, and FREE.
  • Visit WEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wendys.com.

WEN Valuation Summary

  • WEN's EV/EBIT ratio is 19.9; this is 40.64% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • WEN's price/sales ratio has moved down 1.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WEN 2023-09-13 1.9 10.7 21.8 19.9
WEN 2023-09-12 1.9 10.7 21.8 19.9
WEN 2023-09-11 1.9 10.6 21.7 19.8
WEN 2023-09-08 1.9 10.5 21.5 19.7
WEN 2023-09-07 1.9 10.6 21.8 19.8
WEN 2023-09-06 2.0 10.8 22.0 20.0

WEN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -28.51%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 27.03%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 122.15%.
Over the past 33 months, WEN's revenue has gone up $323,196,000.

The table below shows WEN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 2,032.198 251.738 188.226
2022-06-30 1,969.884 285.216 178.855
2022-03-31 1,925.438 280.924 196.428
2021-12-31 1,896.998 345.772 200.392
2021-09-30 1,898.112 355.275 186.995
2021-06-30 1,880.099 412.55 185.577

WEN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WEN has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.51% of graded US stocks.
  • WEN's asset turnover comes in at 0.374 -- ranking 54th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • DS, DIN, and YUM are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WEN.

The table below shows WEN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-04 0.374 0.387 0.059
2021-04-04 0.357 0.379 0.051
2021-01-03 0.346 0.374 0.045
2020-09-27 0.337 0.371 0.042
2020-06-28 0.331 0.373 0.042
2020-03-29 0.336 0.376 0.044

WEN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WEN, see our WEN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $27.10 Average Broker Recommendation 1.55 (Moderate Buy)

Wendy's Co. (WEN) Company Bio

Wendy's owns and franchises hamburger-focused Wendy’s restaurants. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Dublin, Ohio.

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Latest WEN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WENDY'S CO that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WEN as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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Investors need to pay close attention to Wendy's (WEN) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | September 13, 2023

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Yahoo | September 13, 2023

Is The Wendy's Company's (NASDAQ:WEN) ROE Of 49% Impressive?

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WEN Price Returns

1-mo 1.85%
3-mo -4.94%
6-mo -3.99%
1-year 10.19%
3-year 0.11%
5-year 34.19%
YTD -6.55%
2022 -2.77%
2021 10.98%
2020 0.07%
2019 45.34%
2018 -3.02%

WEN Dividends

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