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

Wendy's Co. (WEN): $22.28

-0.09 (-0.40%)

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  • WEN scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 77.38% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WEN is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • WEN's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 36.42% of US stocks).

WEN Stock Summary

  • WEN's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 5,456.23 -- higher than 99.47% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • For WEN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.37% of US equities we're observing.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 12.39 for WENDY'S CO; that's greater than it is for 94.87% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WENDY'S CO are CVBF, ONB, CZWI, KNSL, and CCOI.
  • 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 price/earnings ratio is 24.7; this is 90% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WEN's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WEN 2023-01-26 2.3 10.6 24.7 23.2
WEN 2023-01-25 2.3 10.7 25.0 23.3
WEN 2023-01-24 2.3 10.8 25.0 23.3
WEN 2023-01-23 2.3 10.9 25.3 23.5
WEN 2023-01-20 2.4 10.9 25.4 23.6
WEN 2023-01-19 2.3 10.8 25.1 23.4

WEN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 122.15%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -58.37%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 35.36%.
Over the past 49 months, WEN's revenue has gone up $530,835,000.

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)

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WEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.28 52-week high $23.78
Prev. close $22.37 52-week low $15.77
Day low $22.05 Volume 1,755,700
Day high $22.37 Avg. volume 2,560,139
50-day MA $22.59 Dividend yield 2.24%
200-day MA $20.34 Market Cap 4.75B

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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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.

Why Wendy's (WEN) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Wendy's (WEN) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | February 3, 2023

Why Wendy's (WEN) is a Top Growth Stock for the Long-Term

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Yahoo | February 1, 2023

DoorDash Canada Announces Nationwide Partnership with Wendy's in Canada

DoorDash Canada and Wendy's® Canada are partnering nationwide to bring consumers more of the fresh-made, high-quality food they've been craving. Available at over 300 restaurants across the country, Wendy's lovers can now order their favourite menu items like the iconic Baconator® or classic Frosty® from the comfort of their homes, all delivered through DoorDash Canada.

Yahoo | January 31, 2023

Wendy's (NASDAQ:WEN) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.25

The Wendy's Company ( NASDAQ:WEN ) will increase its dividend from last year's comparable payment on the 15th of March...

Yahoo | January 30, 2023

It’s Worth Taking a Bite of Wendy’s Stock Right Now

WEN stock traders should worry less about takeover talk, and focus on Wendy's firm financials, tasty yield and share buybacks.

Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | January 25, 2023

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WEN Price Returns

1-mo -2.15%
3-mo 8.77%
6-mo 6.83%
1-year 0.62%
3-year 7.81%
5-year 56.41%
YTD -1.55%
2022 -2.77%
2021 10.98%
2020 0.07%
2019 45.34%
2018 -3.02%

WEN Dividends

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