Wendy's (WEN) - FREE Research Report Toop R. Scott who is SVP, Gen Counsel & Sec at Wendy's bought 10,000 shares at $8.49 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Gen Counsel & Sec owned 49,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.32% with the 10,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $8.40, down $0.09, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wendy's go as follows:
4-Week # shares bought: 16,000
12-Week # shares bought: 16,000
24-Week # shares bought: 29,500
The average volume for Wendy's has been 7.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wendy's has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 79.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 83.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Wendy's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on WEN - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wendy's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Wendy's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.