Wendy's Company (WEN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014

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Wendy's Company ( WEN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WEN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WEN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.36, the dividend yield is 2.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WEN was $8.36, representing a -18.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $10.27 and a 50.09% increase over the 52 week low of $5.57.

WEN is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). WEN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.23. Zacks Investment Research reports WEN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.85%, compared to an industry average of 11.2%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WEN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WEN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WEN as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic MagniQuant Portfolio (PIQ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PIQ with an increase of 8.86% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of WEN at 2.41%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: WEN , MCD , SBUX , PBJ

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