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WEN Wendy's PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Wendy's stock as of Jun 12, 2024 is 16.83. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $0.99 and the stock price of $16.66 per share. The P/E ratio has a decrease of 21% from the past four quarters average of 21.2.

WEN PE ratio history

How has WEN's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Wendy's for the last ten years is 26.58. The current PE ratio of 16.83 is 37% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, WEN's PE ratio was at its highest in the Oct 2017 quarter at 62.12, when the stock price was $15.53 and the EPS was $0.25. The lowest value was in the Sep 2018 quarter, when it reached 6.83 with a price of $17.14 and an EPS of $2.51.


Wendy's PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 355.93% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -63.01% in 2014

Year PE ratio Change
2023 19.88 -27.1%
2023 27.27 4.04%
2022 26.21 -36.63%
2021 41.36 12%
2019 36.93 355.93%
2018 8.1 -61.02%
2017 20.78 -24.68%
2017 27.59 28.09%
2016 21.54 -20.31%
2014 27.03 -63.01%

WEN average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WEN for the past years

WEN's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WEN PE vs peers

What is WEN's PE ratio compared to its peers

WEN's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks MCD and YUM, but it is greater than ARCO's and JACK's. Wendy's is presently trading at a lower PE ratio (16.83) than its peer group average of 23.59.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 9.65 $1.07B
ARCO Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc 11.15 $1.93B
WEN Wendy's Co 17.03 $3.46B
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 21.43 $182.84B
YUM Yum Brands Inc 24.09 $38.87B
DPZ Dominos Pizza Inc 34.18 $18.44B
GTIM Good Times Restaurants Inc 41.5 $27.4M

Frequently asked questions

What is Wendy's PE ratio?

As of Jun 12, 2024, WEN stock has a price to earnings ratio of 16.83.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Wendy's (WEN)?

The average PE ratio for WEN stock over the past 3 years is 23.81.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Wendy's (WEN)?

The average PE ratio for WEN stock over the past 5 years is 27.82.

What is the highest PE ratio for WEN?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 62.12 in the Oct 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for WEN compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of WEN is 37% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is WEN's PE ratio calculated (Wendy's PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Wendy's stock price is $16.66. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $0.99. Therefore, Wendy's P/E ratio for today is 16.83. PE RATIO(16.83) = STOCK PRICE($16.66) / TTM EPS($0.99)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.