WEN Wendy`s

Wendy's® was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, "Quality is Our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Wendy's is primarily engaged in the business of operating, developing and franchising a system of distinctive quick-service restaurants serving high quality food. The Wendy's Company is committed to doing the right thing and making a positive difference in the lives of others. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees operate more than 6,800 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

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Todd Penegor
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WEN stock data



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Financial data from Wendy`s earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 408.15M 408.15M 408.15M 408.15M 408.15M 408.15M
Cash burn (monthly) 3.36M (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn)
Cash used (since last report) 12.73M n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cash remaining 395.42M n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runway (months of cash) 117.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
8 Jul 21 May Peter W Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 23.82 1,268 30.2K 5,465,233
8 Jul 21 Nelson Peltz Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 23.82 1,077 25.65K 9,941,300
8 Jul 21 Peltz Matthew H. Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 23.82 1,027 24.46K 71,194
8 Jul 21 Mathews-Spradlin Mich J Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 23.82 1,137 27.08K 53,110
15 Jun 21 Peltz Matthew H. Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 23.76 84 2K 70,167

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

72.3% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 315 323 -2.5%
Opened positions 37 51 -27.5%
Closed positions 45 34 +32.4%
Increased positions 89 101 -11.9%
Reduced positions 128 102 +25.5%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 3.24B 3.96B -18.2%
Total shares 160.07M 160.79M -0.4%
Total puts 401.6K 1.38M -70.9%
Total calls 483.2K 930.4K -48.1%
Total put/call ratio 0.8 1.5 -44.1%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Trian Fund Management 26.63M $539.54M 0.0%
BLK Blackrock 19.27M $390.33M +4.2%
Vanguard 16.62M $336.68M -4.5%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 7.28M $147.41M +23.0%
Arrowstreet Capital, Limited Partnership 5.43M $109.96M +2.3%
Massachusetts Financial Services 4.95M $100.25M +86.2%
STT State Street 4.35M $88.07M +0.3%
JHG Janus Henderson 4.24M $85.99M -0.5%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 3.62M $73.25M -3.3%
Two Sigma Advisers 3.38M $68.44M +4.3%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
BNP Paribas Arbitrage 2.51M +2.49M +14248.8%
Massachusetts Financial Services 4.95M +2.29M +86.2%
Victory Capital Management 33.82K -1.83M -98.2%
Renaissance Technologies 2.33M +1.7M +273.0%
Balyasny Asset Management 0 -1.58M EXIT
IVZ Invesco 396.56K -1.56M -79.7%
DB Deutsche Bank AG - Registered Shares 1.52M +1.49M +5105.2%
Norges Bank 0 -1.46M EXIT
CS Credit Suisse 217.26K -1.43M -86.8%
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 7.28M +1.36M +23.0%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • •Revenue increased 13.6% to $460.2 million in the first quarter of 2021 compared to $405.0 million in the first quarter of 2020;
  • •Global same-restaurant sales increased 13.0%, U.S. same-restaurant sales increased 13.5% and international same-restaurant sales increased 7.9%;
  • •Company-operated restaurant margin was 17.0% in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 690 basis points; and
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