WEN - The Wendy's Company

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
16.46
+0.18 (+1.11%)
As of 12:20PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close16.28
Open16.26
Bid16.44 x 800
Ask16.45 x 1400
Day's Range16.26 - 16.52
52 Week Range13.57 - 17.75
Volume658,688
Avg. Volume3,585,216
Market Cap3.937B
Beta0.90
PE Ratio (TTM)21.60
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.34 (2.04%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-31
1y Target EstN/A
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    Cramer: Shake Shack shares are too expensive right now

    Jim Cramer says shares of the American restaurant chain Shake Shack are too expensive.

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    McDonald's is the latest franchise to get a taste of Coca-Cola's push to build exclusive drink menu items.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents8 days ago

    Edited Transcript of WEN earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-18 1:00pm GMT

    Q1 2018 Wendys Co Earnings Call

  • A Look at Earnings for Consumer Stocks Last Week
    Market Realist9 days ago

    A Look at Earnings for Consumer Stocks Last Week

    Tyson Foods (TSN) announced its fiscal second-quarter results on May 7 before the market opened. Its revenue increased 7.6% to $9.7 billion, but it missed the consensus estimate by 1.2%. It reported an increase in earnings to $1.27 per share compared to EPS of $1.01 in its fiscal second quarter of 2017. Its EPS missed the consensus estimate of $1.30.

  • What Wall Street Recommends for Wendy’s after 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist10 days ago

    What Wall Street Recommends for Wendy’s after 1Q18 Earnings

    On the same day, analysts were expecting the company’s stock price to reach $18.90 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 13.1%. The measures undertaken by the company’s management, such as reimaging restaurants, expanding delivery services, and innovating menus, could have prompted analysts to maintain their target price. Of the 23 analysts who follow Wendy’s, 65.2% are favoring a “buy” and 34.8% are favoring a “hold.” None of the analysts are favoring a “sell” option.

  • Wendy’s Valuation Multiple versus Peers’
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Wendy’s Valuation Multiple versus Peers’

    Valuation multiples help investors compare companies with similar business models. We’ve opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple due to the high visibility in Wendy’s (WEN) future earnings. Forward PE multiples are calculated by dividing a company’s stock price from analysts’ earnings estimates for the next four quarters.

  • Wendy’s Earnings per Share Outperform Analyst Estimates in 1Q18
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Wendy’s Earnings per Share Outperform Analyst Estimates in 1Q18

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.08 in 1Q18. However, removing special items, the adjusted EPS stood at $0.11, versus analysts’ expectation of $0.10. Compared to 1Q17, the company’s EPS increased 22.2%.

  • Why Did Wendy’s Earnings Margin Decline in 1Q18?
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Why Did Wendy’s Earnings Margin Decline in 1Q18?

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) of $90.8 million in 1Q18, which represents an EBITDA margin of 23.9%, compared to 31.4% in 1Q17. However, removing advertising funds revenue, we find that the company’s adjusted EBITDA margin stood at 30.1%.

  • What Wall Street Expects from Wendy’s Revenue: Next 4 Quarters
    Market Realist13 days ago

    What Wall Street Expects from Wendy’s Revenue: Next 4 Quarters

    For the next four quarters, analysts expect Wendy’s (WEN) to post revenue of $1.61 billion, which represents growth of 22.2% from $1.32 billion in the corresponding four quarters of the previous year. The revenue growth is expected to be largely driven by a new accounting standard, which mandates the inclusion of fees collected from franchisees for marketing in revenue. Also, the company’s revenue is expected to be driven by positive SSSG (same-store sales growth), and the addition of new restaurants.

  • Why Wendy’s Same-Store Sales Growth Failed to Meet Estimates
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Why Wendy’s Same-Store Sales Growth Failed to Meet Estimates

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 1.8%, with company-owned restaurants posting SSSG of 0.8% and franchised restaurants posting 1.8%.

  • What Drove Wendy’s Revenue in 1Q18?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    What Drove Wendy’s Revenue in 1Q18?

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted revenue of $380.6 million in 1Q18, which represents a rise of 33.1% from $285.2 million in 1Q17. The company’s 1Q18 revenue outperformed analysts’ revenue estimate of $379.5 million.

  • Wendy's Rides on Franchising, Re-Imaging & Expansion Efforts
    Zacks14 days ago

    Wendy's Rides on Franchising, Re-Imaging & Expansion Efforts

    Wendy's (WEN) initiatives like menu innovation, technological upgrades, international expansion and re-imaging of units are likely to drive the top line, while franchising will aid earnings of the company.

  • Wendy's: 'We've been doing fresh every single day for the past 50 years'
    American City Business Journals15 days ago

    Wendy's: 'We've been doing fresh every single day for the past 50 years'

    Fresh beef at McDonald's means fresh beef with Wendy's.

  • Wall Street Recommendations for Shake Shack after 1Q18 Earnings
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    Wall Street Recommendations for Shake Shack after 1Q18 Earnings

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  • Wendy’s Stock Tumbles on Weak Same-Store Sales Growth
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Wendy’s Stock Tumbles on Weak Same-Store Sales Growth

    Although Wendy’s outperformed analysts’ revenue and EPS expectations, its stock price fell ~3.5% in the after-market hours due to weak SSSG (same-store sales growth). The company posted SSSG of 1.6% in North America against analysts’ expectation of 1.8%. Wendy’s management blamed the adverse weather for lower-than-expected SSSG.

  • Wendy's (WEN) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat, '18 EPS View Up
    Zacks15 days ago

    Wendy's (WEN) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Beat, '18 EPS View Up

    While the positive effect of lower tax rate related to share-based payments favors Wendy's (WEN) first-quarter earnings, lower company-operated restaurant margins are concerns.

  • Shake Shack’s Valuation Multiple Rose on Strong 1Q18 Earnings
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Shake Shack’s Valuation Multiple Rose on Strong 1Q18 Earnings

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  • CNBC16 days ago

    Winter weather hit sales at Wendy's, sending shares down

    Wendy's reported earnings that beat analyst expectations on Monday. Shares of Wendy's WEN slipped Tuesday after the company said inclement winter weather hampered sales in the first quarter. Wendy's said that same-store sales grew 1.6 percent during the quarter, just shy of analysts estimates of 1.8 percent, according to StreetAccount.

  • MarketWatch16 days ago

    Wendy's shares down more than 4% on profit miss

    Shares of Wendy's Co. fell more than 4% late Tuesday after the fast-food chain reported first-quarter per-share profit slightly below expectations. Wendy's said it earned $20.2 million, or 8 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with $22.3 million, or 9 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected Wendy's to report GAAP and adjusted earnings of 10 cents a share on sales of $374 million.

  • Associated Press16 days ago

    Wendy's: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the Dublin, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 8 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 11 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. ...

  • Reuters16 days ago

    Wendys' North America same-store sales miss estimates

    Wendy's Co reported lower-than-expected first-quarter sales at its established outlets in North America as the burger chain struggled to attract enough diners in a fiercely competitive restaurant industry. ...

  • How Shake Shack Beat Analysts’ Earnings Expectations in 1Q18
    Market Realist16 days ago

    How Shake Shack Beat Analysts’ Earnings Expectations in 1Q18

    Shake Shack (SHAK) posted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.13 in 1Q18. However, removing special and one-time items, the company’s adjusted EPS stood at $0.15, which represents growth of 50% from $0.10 in 1Q18. The company also outperformed analysts’ earnings expectations of $0.08 in 1Q18.

  • Why Shake Shack’s Earnings Margin Improved in 1Q18
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    Why Shake Shack’s Earnings Margin Improved in 1Q18

    Shake Shack (SHAK) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $7.75 million in 1Q18, which represents an EBIT margin of 7.8%. The company’s EBIT margin was at 7.5% in 1Q17. The expansion was driven by lower food and paper costs, occupancy and related expenses, and pre-opening costs.

  • Why JPMorgan Chase Downgraded Shake Shack
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Why JPMorgan Chase Downgraded Shake Shack

    On May 7, JPMorgan Chase downgraded Shake Shack (SHAK) from “neutral” to “underweight.” However, it raised its 12-month target price from $40 to $49. The new target price represents a fall of 12.8% from its current stock price. JPMorgan Chase managing director John Ivankoe has stated that the recent rise in Shake Shack’s stock price and valuation has been overstretched.