The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and selling more of the stock. The Firm has ATR of 0.39 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low. WEN has a net profit margin of 5.20% and is more profitable than the average company in the Restaurants industry. Institutional investors own 76.14% of the company's stock.
Several research firms recently issued reports on WEN. Institutional ownership can eventually exceed 100 percent of float, which means that, in addition to all the available shares, institutions have also bought up all the borrowed shares from short sellers who are betting that the stock will decline. The company has a quick ratio of 1.78, a current ratio of 1.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.83.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "California State Teachers Retirement System Sells 62,493 Shares of Wendy's Company (The) (WEN)" was published by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a buy rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Wendy's Company (The) in a report on Monday, October 2nd. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Wendy's Company (The) by 11,068.4% during the 1st quarter. The firm declared 1.14% change to end the trade at $118.60, with the overall traded capacity of 2.08 Million shares. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. If you are viewing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The original version of this article can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/18/bmo-capital-markets-trims-wendys-company-the-wen-target-price-to-17-00.html.
Wendy's Company (The) (NASDAQ:WEN) had its price objective decreased by BMO Capital Markets from $19.00 to $17.00 in a research note released on Thursday, November 9th. BidaskClub upgraded Wendy's Company (The) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, September 18th. Wendy's Company (The) has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $15.97.
In other Wendy's Company (The) news, insider E.J. Wunsch sold 3,548 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $14.29 per share, with a total value of $142,900.00. During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.11 EPS. The business's revenue was down 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Wendy's Company will post 0.44 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Sigma Planning Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Wendy's Company (The) by 0.5% during the second quarter. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. Wendy's Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio is now 112.00%. Also, insider Scott A. Weisberg acquired 10,000 shares of Wendy's Company (The) stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th.
While under theory that management are shareholders, many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, because they will act in its own self interest, as well create shareholder value in the long-term. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Wendy's is a restaurant company specializing in the hamburger sandwich segment. Wendy's Restaurants is the parent company of Wendy's International, LLC (Wendy's), which is the owner and franchisor of the Wendy's restaurant system in the United States. The Company operated approximately 6,080 Wendy's restaurants in operation in North America, as of January 1, 2017.