As on May 25, 2023, The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) started slowly as it slid -0.98% to $22.22. During the day, the stock rose to $22.44 and sunk to $22.00 before settling in for the price of $22.44 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, WEN posted a 52-week range of $17.03-$23.90.
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The Consumer Cyclical Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 11.40%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 32.20%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -8.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $212.55 million, simultaneously with a float of $194.79 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $4.70 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $22.09, while the 200-day Moving Average is $21.48.
Let’s gauge the efficiency of the firm, which has a total of 4833 employees. It has generated 144,518 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 12,232. The stock had 11.27 Receivables turnover and 0.36 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +27.91, operating margin was +15.75 and Pretax Margin of +11.62.
The Wendy’s Company (WEN) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Restaurants industry. The Wendy’s Company’s current insider ownership accounts for 7.40%, in contrast to 71.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 22, this organization’s Director sold 529,417 shares at the rate of 22.73, making the entire transaction reach 12,035,501 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 21,176,353. Preceding that transaction, on May 22, Company’s Director sold 529,417 for 22.73, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 12,035,501. This particular insider is now the holder of 21,176,353 in total.
The Wendy’s Company (WEN) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 3/30/2023, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.2) by $0.01. This company achieved a net margin of +8.46 while generating a return on equity of 39.32. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.26 per share during the current fiscal year.
The Wendy’s Company’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -8.00% and is forecasted to reach 1.13 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 11.84% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 32.20% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for The Wendy’s Company (WEN). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 2.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.47. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $26.58, and its Beta score is 0.91. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.20. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 63.89.
In the same vein, WEN’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.84, a figure that is expected to reach 0.27 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.13 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of The Wendy’s Company (WEN)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [The Wendy’s Company, WEN], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.8 million was lower the volume of 2.86 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 11.87% While, its Average True Range was 0.48.
Raw Stochastic average of The Wendy’s Company (WEN) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 53.33%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 11.58% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 19.49% that was lower than 22.91% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.