Here Are the Facts You Need to Understand Wendy's Company (WEN)

Shares of Mid-cap consumer cyclical company Wendy's Company moved -0.05 this afternoon, and are now trading at $21.95 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $24.9.

The Wendy's Company is a quick service restaurant business famous for its square hamburgers and sassy twitter account. It's shares have basically traded flat over the last year, but they've offered a dividend yield of 4.49%.

Based on its trailing earning per share of 1.66, Wendy's Company has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.22 WEN has a forward P/E ratio of 24.51.

The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.262, implying that the company is overvalued in terms of its projected EPS growth rate

2017-12-31 2018-12-31 2019-12-31 2020-12-31 2021-12-31
EPS $0.81 $1.99 $0.61 $0.53 $0.93
EPS Growth n/a 146.0% -69.0% -13.0% 75.0%
Net Income (k) $194,029 $460,115 $136,940 $117,832 $200,392
Net Income Growth n/a 137.1% -70.2% -13.9% 70.1%
Shares Outstanding (k) 240,512 231,233 224,889 224,268 215,849
Shares Growth n/a -4.0% -3.0% -0.0% -4.0%
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