Ratios in Focus: Analyzing Wendy’s Co (WEN)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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In the latest session, Wendy’s Co (NASDAQ: WEN) closed at $18.63 up 1.47% from its previous closing price of $18.36. In other words, the price has increased by $1.47 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.07 million shares were traded. WEN stock price reached its highest trading level at $18.82 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $18.44.

Ratios:

For a deeper understanding of Wendy’s Co’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 6.44 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 12.64. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.02 and its Current Ratio is at 2.04. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 14.03 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 13.69.

On February 22, 2024, Bernstein Downgraded its rating to Mkt Perform which previously was Outperform and also lowered its target price recommendation from $24 to $20.

JP Morgan Downgraded its Overweight to Neutral on February 21, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $22 to $19.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 09 ’24 when Loredo Juan Carlos sold 44,806 shares for $19.50 per share. The transaction valued at 873,717 led to the insider holds 27,586 shares of the business.

GILBERT KENNETH W sold 4,500 shares of WEN for $81,315 on Mar 01 ’24. The Director now owns 31,304 shares after completing the transaction at $18.07 per share. On Dec 01 ’23, another insider, LEVATO JOSEPH A, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 20,000 shares for $19.18 each. As a result, the insider received 383,626 and left with 30,407 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, WEN now has a Market Capitalization of 3821627392 and an Enterprise Value of 7443544064. As of this moment, Wendy’s’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.92, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 17.01. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.76. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.75 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 13.03. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.403 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.437.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for WEN is 0.78, which has changed by -0.20452607 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26159418 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, WEN has reached a high of $23.89, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $17.64. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -1.44%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -4.03%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, WEN has traded an average of 3.51M shares per day and 5437340 over the past ten days. A total of 205.40M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 186.99M. Insiders hold about 8.84% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 79.12% stake in the company. Shares short for WEN as of 1714435200 were 7663493 with a Short Ratio of 2.18, compared to 1711584000 on 8070240. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7663493 and a Short% of Float of 11.1.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for WEN is 1.00, from 1.0 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.05446623The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.49.

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