Wendy's Company (
) 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 (
) and Starbucks Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- 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%.