Wendy's Company (The) (WEN): Price and Financial Metrics


Wendy's Company (The) (WEN)

Today's Latest Price: $21.26 USD

0.03 (0.14%)

Updated May 29 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 48 in Restaurants

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WEN Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for WEN is 3.78 -- better than 86.18% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Wendy's Co is higher than it is for about 90.44% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.95 for Wendy's Co; that's greater than it is for 89.7% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WEN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are OUT, VIRT, PCH, ALEX, and RLJ.
  • Visit WEN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wendys.com.
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WEN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.26 52-week high $24.04
Prev. close $21.23 52-week low $6.82
Day low $21.05 Volume 2,890,206
Day high $21.57 Avg. volume 4,588,117
50-day MA $17.80 Dividend yield 2.26%
200-day MA $20.16 Market Cap 4.73B

Wendy's Company (The) (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.

WEN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$21.26$47.86120%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Wendy's Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Wendy's Co ranked in the 65th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 120.83%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Wendy's Co, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.75 years, is 0.55% -- higher than 84.29% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 44% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than 65.37% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 59.15% of stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical).


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%115%
1%118%
2%120%
3%122%
4%124%
5%126%

MBUU, DIN, LCII, CBRL, and ALSN can be thought of as valuation peers to WEN, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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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.

YUMC vs. WEN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

YUMC vs. WEN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

Popeyes US sales are making a massive comeback

Popeyes chicken sales made a massive comeback and surged in May, according to a new SEC filing.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Papa John's and Domino's Pizza sales are soaring

As the rest of the restaurant industry reels from the impact of COVID-19, pizza chains are coming out on top.

Yahoo | May 27, 2020

KFC looks to take on Popeyes in the chicken sandwich wars

KFC is jumping into the chicken sandwich wars with a new chicken sandwich test.

Yahoo | May 26, 2020

Some Restaurant Chains Are in Better Shape Than You Think. But Don’t Chase the Stocks.

Wendy’s, McDonald’s and other quick-service restaurants are weathering the coronavirus pandemic better than many chains because they already conduct a large amount of sales for takeaway or drive thru, according to J.P. Morgan analyst John Ivankoe. They might have already appreciated too much for new investors now, however.

Yahoo | May 26, 2020

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WEN Price Returns

1-mo 9.51%
3-mo 8.61%
6-mo 0.23%
1-year 17.75%
3-year 38.79%
5-year 112.40%
YTD -3.47%
2019 45.34%
2018 -3.02%
2017 23.78%
2016 28.49%
2015 21.84%

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