$0.16 EPS Expected for The Wendy's Company (WEN)

July 13, 2018 - By Theresa Judd

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.01, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 23 investors sold The Wendy's Company shares while 87 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 183.84 million shares or 0.46% less from 184.69 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Weiss Multi reported 185,000 shares stake. Michigan-based Sigma Planning has invested 0.02% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). D E Shaw Inc invested in 619,311 shares. Pecaut And Comm owns 27,400 shares for 0.37% of their portfolio. Hanseatic Svcs has invested 0.07% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Samlyn Ltd Llc invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited invested in 24,104 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Renaissance Technology Limited Com holds 0.02% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) or 1.15 million shares. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Mgmt reported 50,545 shares. Raymond James & Associates stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Wellington Group Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 693,507 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Weiss Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 10,407 shares in its portfolio. Natixis Advsrs Limited Partnership invested 0.01% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Moreover, Victory Cap Management has 0.25% invested in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN).

Since February 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 11 selling transactions for $619.27 million activity. The insider TRIAN FUND MANAGEMENT – L.P. sold 2.41 million shares worth $39.52 million. 5.00M The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) shares with value of $82.50M were sold by Peltz Matthew H.. $9.26M worth of stock was sold by Brolick Emil J. on Thursday, March 8. $39.52M worth of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) was sold by PELTZ NELSON. MAY PETER W had sold 2.41M shares worth $39.52M on Monday, May 14. Plosch Gunther bought $83,109 worth of stock or 5,000 shares.

Analysts expect The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) to report $0.16 EPS on August, 8.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 6.67 % from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. WEN’s profit would be $38.28M giving it 27.44 P/E if the $0.16 EPS is correct. After having $0.11 EPS previously, The Wendy's Company’s analysts see 45.45 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $17.56. About 1.70M shares traded. The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has declined 0.78% since July 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Wendy’s (NASDAQ:WEN), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Wendy’s had 15 analyst reports since January 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 5. The stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 19 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, February 12 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 16. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was upgraded by Longbow. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, March 15. The stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, February 22. The rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to “Buy” on Friday, February 16.

The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.20 billion. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants. It has a 23.04 P/E ratio. The company??s restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, Frosty desserts, and kids?? meals.

Another recent and important The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) news was published by Vendingmarketwatch.com which published an article titled: “Prospering From The Accelerated Growth Of ‘Human-Less Transactions'” on July 13, 2018.

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