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WEN Wendy's dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Wendy's last quarterly dividend of $0.125 per share was on Aug 31, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.5 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.54%.

Key dates

  • WEN last dividend date: Aug 31, 2022
  • WEN next dividend date: Not announced
WEN dividend stats
DPS
$0.5
Dividend yield
2.54%
Payout ratio
59.6%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.67%
Payout ratio
29.6%

Dividend yield

What is Wendy's current dividend yield

WEN has a dividend yield of 2.54% which is higher than the industry and its peers average but lower than the Consumer Cyclical sector average. But if we consider the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 2.67%, Wendy's dividend yield is only 4.9% lower. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 1.9% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is WEN dividend payout history and dates

Wendy's has a history of paying dividends since 2000. Our records of WEN show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 30% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 12% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 48%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 31, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Aug 10, 2022 $0.125 normal
May 31, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 May 11, 2022 $0.125 normal
Mar 4, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Feb 23, 2022 $0.125 normal
Nov 30, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 $0.12 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Aug 11, 2021 $0.12 normal
May 28, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 May 12, 2021 $0.1 normal
Mar 4, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.09 normal
Nov 30, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Nov 4, 2020 $0.07 normal
Aug 31, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Aug 5, 2020 $0.05 normal
May 29, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 May 6, 2020 $0.05 normal
Feb 28, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Feb 20, 2020 $0.12 normal
Nov 29, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Oct 11, 2019 $0.12 normal
Aug 30, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $0.1 normal
May 31, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 May 8, 2019 $0.1 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.1 normal
Nov 30, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 $0.085 normal
Aug 31, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 $0.085 normal
May 31, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 May 8, 2018 $0.085 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Feb 15, 2018 $0.085 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Nov 2, 2017 $0.07 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Aug 3, 2017 $0.07 normal
May 30, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 May 10, 2017 $0.07 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 $0.07 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 9, 2016 $0.065 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 $0.06 normal
May 27, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 May 11, 2016 $0.06 normal

Wendy's dividend payout ratio

What is Wendy's dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WEN has a payout ratio of 59.6% which is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 29.6%, Wendy's payout ratio is 101% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

WEN dividend vs peer dividends

How does WEN dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
WEN Wendy's Co 2.54% $0.5 59.6%
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 2.31% $5.52 67.5%
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 2.28% $1.76 34.4%
YUM Yum Brands Inc 1.98% $2.21 43.6%
DPZ Dominos Pizza Inc 1.28% $4.24 32.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Wendy's pay a dividend?

Yes, Wendy's has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. WEN has been paying dividends since 2000.

When is Wendy's next dividend?

WEN hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in November 2022.

When was WEN's last dividend?

Wendy's last regular dividend was on Aug 31, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.125 per share.

How much dividend does Wendy's pay (per share)?

WEN has paid dividend of $0.5 per share in the last year.

What is Wendy's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Wendy's is 2.54%.

How often does Wendy's pay dividends?

Wendy's pays four dividends per year.

What is Wendy's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Wendy's is 59.6%.

Does Wendy's pay a good dividend?

Wendy's dividend yield is in line with the Consumer Cyclical sector average.