Wendys Story

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WEN -- USA Stock  

USD 22.17  0.17  0.76%

Wendys Company is scheduled to announce its earnings tomorrow. The upcoming quarterly report is expected on the 4th of November 2020. As some millenniums are still trying to avoid consumer cyclical space, I will try to outline Wendys Company a little further in order to understand its potential as a viable investment. We will evaluate why we are still optimistic in anticipation of a recovery.
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Do analysts believe Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) will continue to rise?
Wendys is OVERVALUED at 21.55 per share with modest projections ahead. Our trade advice module complements current analysts and expert consensus on Wendys Company. It analyzes the entity potential to grow using all fundamental, technical, and market related data available at the time.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of Wendys? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated. Please read more on our stock advisor page.

What is happening with Wendys Company this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by Wendys Company are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to Wendys stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934. Companies such as Wendys often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How Wendys utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Wendys, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Wendys is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Wendys cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Wendys Net Cash Flow from Operations is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Net Cash Flow from Operations is estimated at 274.84 Million

Exercise or conversion by Todd Penegor of 130676 shares of Wendys subject to Rule 16b-3

Legal trades by Wendys insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Wendys insider trading alert for exercise of employee stock option (right to buy) by Todd Penegor, President & CEO, on 12th of November 2020. This event was filed by Wendys Co with SEC on 2020-11-12. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Details

Earning per share calculations of Wendys is based on official Zacks consensus of 10 analysts regarding Wendys' future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 77.95%, the future earnings per share of the company is estimated to be 0.5471 with the lowest and highest values of 0.47 and 0.62, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for the firm is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses.

Is Wendys a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. Wendys is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. picking up a share of a Wendys stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

Wendys Company Current Consensus

Here is the latest trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering Wendys Company. The Wendys consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering Wendys

Strong Buy
12
Hold
9
Strong Buy1257.14
Buy00.0
Hold942.86
Sell00.0
Strong Sell00.0

Wendys implied volatility may change after the rise

The market risk adjusted performance is down to 0.76 as of today. Wendys Company exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.34 and kurtosis of 0.39. However, we advise investors to further study Wendys Company technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

Our Takeaway on Wendys Investment

Whereas few other entities under the restaurants industry are still a bit expensive, Wendys may offer a potential longer-term growth to institutional investors. While some institutional investors may not share our view we believe that the current risk-reward utility is not appealing enough to do any trading. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to Wendys.

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