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The Wendy’s Company is a company engaged in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants. The company offers an extensive menu specializing in hamburger sandwiches and featuring filet of chicken breast sandwiches. Its menu also includes chicken nuggets, chili, french fries, baked potatoes, freshly prepared salads, soft drinks, Frosty desserts, and kids’ meals.

TypePublic
Founded1969
HQDublin, OH, US
Websitewendys.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)14,000(+6%)
Job Openings12,921
Revenue (FY, 2021)$1.9 B(+10%)
Share Price (May 2022)$17.2(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Wendy's Company

Todd A. Penegor

Todd A. Penegor

President and Chief Executive Officer
M. Coley O'Brien

M. Coley O'Brien

Chief People Officer
Gunther Plosch

Gunther Plosch

Chief Financial Officer
E.J. Wunsch

E.J. Wunsch

Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Kevin Vasconi

Kevin Vasconi

Chief Information Officer
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Wendy's Company Office Locations

Wendy's Company has an office in Dublin
Dublin, OH, US (HQ)
1 Dave Thomas Blvd
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Wendy's Company Financials and Metrics

Wendy's Company Revenue

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Wendy's Company's revenue was reported to be $1.9 b in FY, 2021 which is a 9.4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2021)

1.9b

Revenue growth (FY, 2021 - FY, 2021), %

9.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

1.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

58.5%

Net income (FY, 2021)

200.4m

EBIT (FY, 2021)

367.0m

Market capitalization (12-May-2022)

3.8b

Closing stock price (12-May-2022)

17.2

Cash (2-Jan-2022)

249.4m

EV

7.4b
Wendy's Company's current market capitalization is $3.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

1.6b1.7b1.7b1.9b

Revenue growth, %

29%7%1%9%

Cost of goods sold

548.6m597.5m614.9m787.0m

Gross profit

1.0b1.1b1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

408.6m435.3m437.9m405.0m402.3m452.2m460.2m493.3m470.3m

Cost of goods sold

142.6m151.1m152.4m150.0m140.6m159.5m156.9m154.2m146.4m

Gross profit

266.0m284.3m285.5m255.0m261.7m292.7m303.4m339.2m323.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

65%65%65%63%65%65%66%69%69%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

300.2m307.0m249.4m

Accounts Receivable

117.5m109.9m119.5m

Prepaid Expenses

15.6m89.7m30.6m

Inventories

3.9m4.7m5.9m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

136.9m117.8m200.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

131.7m132.8m125.5m

Inventories

(163.0k)(841.0k)(872.0k)

Accounts Payable

1.1m1.6m7.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

31.9m64.3m110.4m14.4m39.3m79.1m41.4m107.1m148.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

33.2m64.7m98.0m31.0m65.8m98.7m31.5m62.3m93.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

62.0m154.1m237.5m(19.4m)30.6m205.8m85.8m158.8m276.7m

Capital Expenditures

(11.2m)(25.5m)(41.0m)(12.6m)(29.4m)(44.9m)(10.4m)(24.1m)(43.4m)
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

127.2k
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Wendy's Company Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Countries

302930303030303030303131

Franchised Restaurants

6.36 k6.43 k6.45 k6.45 k6.45 k6.47 k6.48 k6.55 k6.58 k

Owned Restaurants

353358358356357358358360361362314313

Restaurants

6.71 k6.71 k6.72 k6.74 k6.79 k6.81 k6.81 k6.81 k6.83 k6.84 k6.87 k6.89 k
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Wendy's Company Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Fresh Enterprises LLCMay 31, 2002$275 m
256 Gift Card Inc.
Adams Packing Association, Inc.
Citrus Acquisition Corporation
Oldemark LLC
Quality Is Our Recipe, LLC
SEPSCO, LLC
The Wendy’s National Advertising Program, Inc.
TIMWEN Partnership (1)
TXL Corp.
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Wendy's Company Revenue Breakdown

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Wendy's Company revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.3% from Franchise Royalty Revenue and Fees, 38.7% from Sales, 12.5% from Franchise Rental Income and 20.5% from Advertising funds revenue

Wendy's Company Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Wendy's Company Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Wendy's Company Online and Social Media Presence

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Wendy's Company Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    D

    53/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Wendy's Company News and Updates

The Wendy's Company Announces Addition of Richard H. Gomez to Board of Directors

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) today announced that on November 4, 2021 the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Richard (Rick) H. Gomez to serve as a director of the Company, effective...

The Wendy's Company Reports Second Quarter 2021 Results

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) today reported unaudited results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2021. "We are thrilled to once again increase our 2021 financial outlook across all key financial metrics, driven by a transformative quarter...

The Wendy's Company Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.12 Per Share

DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share, payable on March 16, 2020, to shareholders of record as of March 2, 2020. The approximate number of common shares...

The Wendy's Company Prices $850 Million Securitized Financing Facility

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") under which one of its indirect, special purpose subsidiaries (the "Master Issuer") has agreed to issue...

The Wendy's Company Announces Refinancing Transaction

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) (the "Company") today announced that certain of its subsidiaries commenced a refinancing transaction, which will consist of the refinancing of a portion of their outstanding securitization debt with a new series...

The Wendy's Company Board Of Directors Authorizes 18 Percent Dividend Rate Increase

DUBLIN, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized an 18 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend rate from 8.5 cents to 10 cents per share. The increase will be effective with the next quarterly...
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Wendy's Company Blogs

Wendy’s Bean Bag Chair Full Official Rules

Wendy’s Bean Bag Chair Full Official Rules kyle.mccracken… Thu, 09/02/2021 - 13:23 Wendy’s Bean Bag Chair Full Official Rules

Supply Chain Expectations

Supply Chain Expectations carrie.weber@w… Tue, 01/05/2021 - 08:42 Supply Chain Expectations

Wendy’s Cyber Search Challenge OFFICIAL RULES

Wendy’s Cyber Search Challenge OFFICIAL RULES Amy Pettinger Sun, 05/03/2020 - 09:30 Wendy’s Cyber Search Challenge OFFICIAL RULES

Cookies and Tracking 2020

Cookies and Tracking 2020 Reed Sutliff Wed, 12/18/2019 - 13:42 Cookies and Tracking 2020

Gift Card Terms and Conditions

Gift Card Terms and Conditions Bryan.Allen+1@… Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:47 Gift Card Terms and Conditions

Wendy's Company Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wendy's Company founded?

    Wendy's Company was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Wendy's Company key executives?

    Wendy's Company's key executives are Todd A. Penegor, M. Coley O'Brien and Gunther Plosch.

  • How many employees does Wendy's Company have?

    Wendy's Company has 14,000 employees.

  • What is Wendy's Company revenue?

    Latest Wendy's Company annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is Wendy's Company revenue per employee?

    Latest Wendy's Company revenue per employee is $135.5 k.

  • Who are Wendy's Company competitors?

    Competitors of Wendy's Company include Taco Bell, Yum! Brands and McDonald's.

  • Where is Wendy's Company headquarters?

    Wendy's Company headquarters is located at 1 Dave Thomas Blvd, Dublin.

  • Where are Wendy's Company offices?

    Wendy's Company has an office in Dublin.

  • How many offices does Wendy's Company have?

    Wendy's Company has 1 office.