Wendys Co (WEN) was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Neutral”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Buy ” on the company shares. Goldman advised their investors in a research report released on Nov 29, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Wendys Co. Wendys Co was Upgraded by Argus to ” Buy” on Nov 25, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Wendys Co reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Nov 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.10. The company had revenue of $364.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $351.98 million. The company’s revenue was down -21.7 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.09 EPS.
Wendys Co opened for trading at $12.97 and hit $13.13 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $12.99, with a gain of 1.80% or 0.23 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 25,96,356 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,339 M.
In a different news, on May 16, 2016, Todd Allan Penegor (CFO) purchased 10,000 shares at $10.48 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 16, 2016, Gunther Plosch (CFO) purchased 20,000 shares at $10.50 per share price.
The Wendys Company is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary holding company Wendys Restaurants LLC (Wendys Restaurants). Wendys Restaurants is the parent company of Wendys International LLC (Wendys) which is the owner and franchisor of the Wendys restaurant system in the United States. Wendys is the quick-service restaurant company in the hamburger sandwich segment. Wendys is primarily engaged in the business of operating developing and franchising a system of distinctive quick-service restaurants serving food. Wendys Restaurants is the parent company of Wendys International LLC (Wendys) which is the owner and franchisor of the Wendys restaurant system in the United States.