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Wendy's Company (WEN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Wendy's Company ( WEN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WEN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $7.59, the dividend yield is 2.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEN was $7.59, representing a -6.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.08 and a 85.57% increase over the 52 week low of $4.09.
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 $.03. Zacks Investment Research reports WEN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 40.38%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WEN through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WEN as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust Value Line 100 Exchange-Traded Fund ( FVL )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio ( PXSC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of 9.68% over the last 100 days. FVL has the highest percent weighting of WEN at 1.3%.