Wendy's Company ( WEN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WEN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $10.57, the dividend yield is 2.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WEN was $10.57, representing a -9.74% decrease from the 52 week high of $11.71 and a 25.39% increase over the 52 week low of $8.43.
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 $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports WEN's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -4.25%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.