Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, November 6th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.15 per share for the quarter. Wendys has set its FY18 guidance at $0.55-0.57 EPS.
Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by ($0.02). Wendys had a return on equity of 23.08% and a net margin of 15.87%. The business had revenue of $411.00 million for the quarter. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.15 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Wendys to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.
NASDAQ WEN opened at $17.00 on Friday. Wendys has a twelve month low of $13.57 and a twelve month high of $18.68. The company has a quick ratio of 1.70, a current ratio of 1.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.44. The stock has a market cap of $4.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.53.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 17th. Investors of record on Monday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.085 per share. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.00%. Wendys’s dividend payout ratio is presently 79.07%.
WEN has been the subject of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Wendys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Wendys from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Sunday, July 15th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Wendys in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Mizuho set a $21.00 price objective on Wendys and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Finally, Argus boosted their price objective on Wendys from $19.00 to $21.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Wendys has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.93.
Wendys Company Profile
The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. The company's restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, desserts, and kids' meals.
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