The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ:WEN) went down by -1.42% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $29.46. The company’s stock price has collected -1.26% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/11/22 that One Liberty Properties Increases Industrial Property Portfolio With $8.1 Million Purchase
Is It Worth Investing in The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ :WEN) Right Now?
The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ:WEN) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 28.51 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for WEN is at 0.96. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 17 analysts out of 29 who provided ratings for The Wendy’s Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 11 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $26.58, which is $3.03 above the current price. WEN currently public float of 186.85M and currently shorts hold a 3.48% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WEN was 2.30M shares.
WEN’s Market Performance
WEN stocks went down by -1.26% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.56% and a quarterly performance of 7.00%, while its annual performance rate touched 14.38%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.82% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.87% for The Wendy’s Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.78% for WEN stocks with a simple moving average of 3.81% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WEN
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WEN stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for WEN by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for WEN in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $25 based on the research report published on January 11th of the current year 2022.
Loop Capital gave a rating of “Buy” to WEN, setting the target price at $31 in the report published on October 06th of the previous year.
WEN Trading at 4.66% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WEN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.06% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.87%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.82%, as shares surge +6.71% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.29% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WEN fell by -1.26%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +15.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $23.44. In addition, The Wendy’s Company saw -1.26% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at WEN starting from Peltz Matthew H., who sale 144,038 shares at the price of $22.92 back on Sep 08. After this action, Peltz Matthew H. now owns 25,333,339 shares of The Wendy’s Company, valued at $3,300,890 using the latest closing price.
PELTZ NELSON, the Director of The Wendy’s Company, sale 144,038 shares at $22.92 during a trade that took place back on Sep 08, which means that PELTZ NELSON is holding 25,333,339 shares at $3,300,890 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for WEN
Equity return is now at value 34.30, with 3.70 for asset returns.