Featured Stock for Investors: The Wendy’s Company (WEN)


The Wendy’s Company (WEN) belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector has declined -0.45% and closed its last trading session at $13.42.

The company reported its EPS on 02/16/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $14.24.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2.38. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 2.73 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.63 and 2.57 respectively.

The Wendy’s Company on 02/16/2017 reported its EPS as $0.08 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.09. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.01. This shows a surprise factor of -11.1%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Wendy’s Company Earnings, with 20 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.09.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.12 and $0.06 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.11.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Wendy’s Company as $282.42 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 16 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 298 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 266.52 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 378.79 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for The Wendy’s Company is -18.2%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 30%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 29.29% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 16.53%.

The Company got Upgrade by JP Morgan on 24-Feb-17 from Neutral to Overweight.

Insider Trades for The Wendy’s Company show that the latest trade was made on 27 Feb 2017 where Wright Robert D, the Officer completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 19346 shares were traded at a price of $0.

6 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 14762000 shares traded.

17 analysts projected Price Targets for The Wendy’s Company. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $18. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $11 and the Mean Price Target is $14.24.

The Wendy’s Company (WEN) has the market capitalization of $3.3 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $14.47 on Feb 15, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $9.15 on Jun 27, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.2 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 19.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 8 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -0.23 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.96 and ATR value of 0.27. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.55% and 2.05%.