Wendy’s Co (WEN) looking to reclaim success with recent performance

With 2.73 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 3.52 million shares. During the session, the Restaurants company that operates in wider Consumer Cyclical sector, reached to the highest price of $18.71 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $18.38. The 52-week range on WEN shows that it touched its highest point at $23.89 and its lowest point at $17.64 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $20.96. With its current market cap of 3.78 billion, WEN has annualized dividend of $1.00 while the current yield stands at 5.43%. WEN paid its most recent dividend on 1709164800, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1717372800. Beta for the stock currently stands at 0.78.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of WEN was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -4.95%, but this was down by -2.13% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -4.46% while six-month performance fell -1.23%. The stock lost -22.70% in the past year, while it has lost -5.44% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for WEN yields 0.98 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.09. For the next quarter, that number is 0.28. This implies an EPS growth rate of 3.13% for this year and 9.46% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 10.72% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 10.66%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 205.40 million WEN shares are outstanding with a float of 186.99 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 7.66 million, which was 374.0 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Gunther Plosch as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Eric J. Wunsch Esq. serves as its Chief Legal Officer & Secretary.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.77414 of WEN’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, WEN reported revenue of $534753000.0 and operating income of $86386000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $134858000.0 and diluted EPS was $0.2.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for WEN since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.