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

Wendy's Co. (WEN): $18.69

-0.07 (-0.37%)

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  • WEN scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 74.49% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WEN is in Growth, 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 29.81% of US stocks).

WEN Stock Summary

  • WENDY'S CO's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.46% of US listed stocks.
  • For WEN, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 92.06% of US equities we're observing.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.49 for WENDY'S CO; that's greater than it is for 93.91% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WEN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BLMN, BKU, GEO, RDI, and LAMR.
  • 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 23; this is 98.28% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WEN's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WEN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WEN 2022-09-22 2.1 9.6 22.8 23.0
WEN 2022-09-21 2.1 9.8 23.2 23.3
WEN 2022-09-20 2.2 10.0 23.7 23.5
WEN 2022-09-19 2.2 10.1 23.8 23.6
WEN 2022-09-16 2.1 10.0 23.6 23.5
WEN 2022-09-15 2.1 10.0 23.6 23.5

WEN Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -28.51%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 78.38%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -35.96%.
Over the past 33 months, WEN's revenue has gone up $290,253,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 1,789.068 389.56 144.757

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 $18.69 52-week high $24.48
Prev. close $18.76 52-week low $15.77
Day low $18.66 Volume 2,207,600
Day high $19.06 Avg. volume 2,568,404
50-day MA $20.20 Dividend yield 2.68%
200-day MA $20.69 Market Cap 3.98B

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.

Wendy’s Engages ItsaCheckmate to Enhance Third-Party Delivery Ordering Experiences for Customers

Third-party delivery platform menu management and POS integration rolls out to all Wendy’s locations in the U.S. and Canada Wendy's Global Next Gen Wendy's Global Next Gen NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restaurant technology leader ItsaCheckmate announced today that Wendy’s® has deployed the ItsaCheckmate solution to its more than 6,000 restaurant locations across the United States and Canada. The ItsaCheckmate menu management and integration technology scales third-party delivery

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Wendy's Menu Brings Back a Popular Side Dish

The chain offers something that McDonald's and Burger King don't, and it keeps building on that advantage.

Yahoo | September 27, 2022

McDonald's stock could turn cold, analyst explains

McDonald's stock is overdue for a breather, warns one long-time restaurant analyst.

Yahoo | September 27, 2022

Wendy’s Stock Looks Appetizing in a Restaurant Crunch, Says Analyst

Stephens analyst Joshua Long writes Wendy’s is his favorite idea in the restaurant space. He sees shares rising nearly 33% from current levels.

Yahoo | September 23, 2022

Restaurant Brands stock in focus as Burger King goes all in on premium Whoppers

Here's why the parent company Burger King has a tasty stock, says one long-time analyst.

Yahoo | September 19, 2022

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WEN Price Returns

1-mo -3.66%
3-mo -2.83%
6-mo -13.85%
1-year -14.11%
3-year -0.58%
5-year 34.87%
YTD -20.15%
2021 10.98%
2020 0.07%
2019 45.34%
2018 -3.02%
2017 23.78%

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