The Wendy Company  (NASDAQ:WEN) Analytical Report



The Wendy Company  (NASDAQ:WEN) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $11.94. The stock traded with the volume of 5.73 Million in the last trading session. The Wendy Company  opened at $12.85 and closed by showing a decrease of -2.41%. The Bid price in the last session was $8.00 x 100 and the Ask price was $12.89 x 4000. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

The Wendy Company  has the Market Capitalization of 3.23 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $13.16 and 52-Week Low of $8.89 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

The Wendy Company  reported its last Earnings on Nov 09 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.11/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.1/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.01/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 10%.

17 number of analysts also provided their insight on The Wendy Company , where the Average Price Target for the stock is $11.94. They also projected Low Price Target as $9 while High Price Target is set at $14.5.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 4 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 6 reported it as Buy.11 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

The Wendy Company  annual Divided is 0.26 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.07%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.01 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 28.06. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 2.03 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 4.83, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 10.46 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 4.5 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 26.1% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 5.4%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 7.01% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 13 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 21.89 percent.

A look at performance overview of The Wendy Company  depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.52 percent while Performance Month is 16.54%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 23.98% and Half Year Performance value stands at 21.97%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 23.95 percent. The Wendy Company  has its YTD performance of 19.46 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 9 Nov 2016 where Officer Pehl (Michael F) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 1876 shares were traded at a price of $59.24. Another insider trade includes Officer Pehl (Michael F) who also initiated a transaction in which 1668 shares were traded on 9 Nov 2016 as “Buy”. On 9 Nov 2016 Officer Pehl (Michael F) traded 1628 shares as “Sell” at $121.15. Officer Pehl (Michael F) Buy 625 shares on 9 Nov 2016 at the price of $118.57.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Argus on 25-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Hold to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 2-Aug-16, RBC Capital Mkts took an action “Downgrade” from Outperform to Sector Perform. On 22-Jun-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by Nomura.