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Understanding the 2.13% Volatility Levels of The Wendy’s Company’s (WEN) Stock in the Past 30 Days

In the past week, WEN stock has gone down by -4.77%, with a monthly decline of -0.89% and a quarterly plunge of -1.02%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.14%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.13% for The Wendy’s Company The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -1.71% for WEN stock, with a simple moving average of 4.18% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) Right Now?

The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 26.75x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.91. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 10 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 as “overweight,” 14 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for The Wendy’s Company (WEN) is $25.26, which is $2.95 above the current market price. The public float for WEN is 194.79M, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.97% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of WEN on May 24, 2023 was 3.16M shares.

WEN) stock’s latest price update

The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) has seen a decline in its stock price by -1.41 in relation to its previous close of 22.68. However, the company has experienced a -4.77% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 05/09/23 that Wendy’s, Google Train Next-Generation Order Taker: an AI Chatbot

WEN Trading at 1.71% 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 -6.44% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.14%, as shares surge +0.72% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.45% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, WEN fell by -4.77%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +7.04% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $22.76. In addition, The Wendy’s Company saw -1.19% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at WEN starting from Esposito Liliana, who sale 64,701 shares at the price of $21.26 back on Mar 09. After this action, Esposito Liliana now owns 74,865 shares of The Wendy’s Company, valued at $1,375,543 using the latest closing price.

Peltz Matthew H., the Director of The Wendy’s Company, sale 3,627,569 shares at $22.05 during a trade that took place back on Mar 03, which means that Peltz Matthew H. is holding 21,705,770 shares at $79,987,896 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for WEN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +15.75 for the present operating margin
  • +27.91 for the gross margin

The net margin for The Wendy’s Company stands at +8.46. The total capital return value is set at 7.30, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.00. Equity return is now at value 41.20, with 3.30 for asset returns.

Based on The Wendy’s Company (WEN), the company’s capital structure generated 919.40 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 90.19. Total debt to assets is 71.96, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 898.85. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 88.17.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.85, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.51. The receivables turnover for the company is 11.27 and the total asset turnover is 0.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.73.


To put it simply, The Wendy’s Company (WEN) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.