Owners of Wendy's (NASDAQ: WEN) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 5 cents per share. At a price of $7.60 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Wendy's has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wendy's has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 69.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and franchises Wendy's restaurant system in North America and internationally. It engages in operating, developing, and franchising a system of distinctive quick-service restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 199.50.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wendy's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Wendy's Ratings Report now.

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