The Wendy’s Co

Consumer Cyclical

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$4.15 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$2.16 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$720.76 million
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Company Profile

The Wendy’s Co had its IPO on 1992-03-17 under the ticker symbol WEN.

The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector and Restaurants industry. The Wendy’s Co has a staff strength of 4,833 employees.

Stock update

Shares of The Wendy’s Co opened at $19.85 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $19.69 - $20.01, and closed at $19.91.

This is a +0.45% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 2,180,771 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of The Wendy’s Co have slipped by -0.15%.

The Wendy’s Co's Key Ratios

The Wendy’s Co has a market cap of $4.15 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 11.3386 and a price to sales ratio of 3.0347.

In the last 12-months The Wendy’s Co’s revenue was $2.16 billion with a gross profit of $720.76 million and an EBITDA of $499.79 million. The EBITDA ratio measures The Wendy’s Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, The Wendy’s Co’s operating margin was 16.95% while its return on assets stood at 4.21% with a return of equity of 47%.

In Q2, The Wendy’s Co’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 27.3% while revenue growth was a positive 4.4%.

The Wendy’s Co’s PE and PEG Ratio

Forward PE
Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.89 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 24.5098 and a PEG multiple of 2.2617. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into The Wendy’s Co’s profitability.

The Wendy’s Co stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 4.1932 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 17.4973. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 3.0347.

The Wendy’s Co stock pays annual dividends of $0.75 per share, indicating a yield of 5.08% and a payout ratio of 92.11%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$5.35 billion
Total Liabilities
$389.92 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$17.92 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

The Wendy’s Co ended 2023 with $5.35 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $5.35 billion while shareholder equity stood at $391.12 million.

The Wendy’s Co ended 2023 with $275.09 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $389.92 million in other current liabilities, 47042000.00 in common stock, $408.45 million in retained earnings and $773.69 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $635.43 million and cash and short-term investments were $635.43 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $97,624,000 while long-term debt stood at $2.78 billion.

The Wendy’s Co’s total current assets stands at $967.45 million while long-term investments were $351.83 million and short-term investments were $-315944000.00. Its net receivables were $142.59 million compared to accounts payable of $38.64 million and inventory worth $6.55 million.

In 2023, The Wendy’s Co's operating cash flow was $-16883000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $17.92 million.

Comparatively, The Wendy’s Co paid $0.92 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

Current Trading Price
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Analyst Target Price

The Wendy’s Co stock is currently trading at $19.91 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $23.3397 and a 52-week low of $23.3397. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $24.77.

Its 50-day moving average was $20.79 and 200-day moving average was $21.44 The short ratio stood at 2.78 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 866.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 7965.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Wendy’s Co

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of The Wendy’s Co is WEN

The IPO of The Wendy’s Co took place on 1992-03-17

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The Wendy’s Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company in the United States and internationally. It operates through Wendy’s U.S., Wendy’s International, and Global Real Estate & Development segments. The company is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. The company also owns and leases real estate properties. The company was formerly known as Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Wendy’s Company in July 2011. The Wendy’s Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.


One Dave Thomas Boulevard, Dublin, OH, United States, 43017