The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share, payable on September 18, 2012 to stockholders of record as of September 4, 2012. As of July 1, 2012, The Wendy’s Company had approximately 390 million shares of common stock outstanding. About The Wendy’s Company The Wendy’s Company is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s® system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com or www.wendys.com. Notes: There can be no assurance that any additional regular quarterly cash dividends will be declared or paid after the date hereof, or of the amount or timing of such dividends, if any. Future dividend payments, if any, are subject to applicable law, will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be based on such factors as The Wendy’s Company’s earnings, financial condition and cash requirements and other factors.