Wendys International Inc (NASDAQ:WEN) Big Money Sentiment Index Increased in 2018 Q1 to 0.95

June 29, 2018 - By Norman Soto

Positions for Wendys International Inc (NASDAQ:WEN)

“Big money sentiment for Wendys International Inc (NASDAQ:WEN) in Q1 2018 increased to 0.95, according to Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That’s up 0.01, from 2017Q4’s 0.94. 105 hedge funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 110 sold and reduced their positions in Wendys International Inc so the sentiment improved. Funds own 183.84 million shares, down from 184.69 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Wendys International Inc in top 10 increased from 3 to 4 for an increase of 1. 23 Investors Sold All; 87 Reduced Holdings; 62 increased holdings while 43 hedge funds bought holdings.

Biggest Wendys International Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Managed Asset Portfolios Llc has 8.11% invested in Wendys International Inc. As of Q1 2018, 34.04 million shares of Wendys International Inc are owned by Trian Fund Management L.P.. Horizon Kinetics Llc reported 5.67 million shares. Eminence Capital Lp revealed 9.76 million shares position in Wendys International Inc. The New Jersey-based fund Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. looks positive on Wendys International Inc, having 1.36 million shares.

The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant firm in the hamburger sandwich segment worldwide.The firm is valued at $4.12 billion. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants.The P/E ratio is 22.59. The companyÂ’s restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, Frosty desserts, and kidsÂ’ meals.

WEN hit $17.21 during the last trading session after $0.05 change.The Wendy's Company has volume of 417,691 shares. Since June 29, 2017 WEN has declined 0.78% and is downtrending. WEN underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.

On August, 8 is expected The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN)’s earnings report, Zacks reports. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $0.15. That’s 0.00 % from last year’s $0.15 EPS. WEN’s profit could reach $35.88M if the current EPS of $0.15 is accurate. 36.36 % EPS growth is what Wall Street’s sees after $0.11 reported EPS previous quarter.

Stratos Wealth Partners Limited reported 24,104 shs. Weiss Asset L P reported 10,407 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans accumulated 0% or 41,145 shs. Retirement Of Alabama accumulated 232,228 shs. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al reported 45,000 shs. First Advisors L P reported 0% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Wells Fargo & Co Mn stated it has 0.05% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). New York-based Eminence Lp has invested 2.55% in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Hightower Advsr Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 360,982 shs in its capital. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) for 147,707 shs. Eqis Inc holds 18,819 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Maplelane Lc holds 1.70 million shs or 0.77% of its capital. Pittenger & Anderson accumulated 1,250 shs. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% or 27,697 shs in its capital.

The Wendy's Company registered $619.27 million net activity with 1 insider buy and 11 insider sales since February 26, 2018. The insider TRIAN FUND MANAGEMENT – L.P. sold $82.50M. On Monday, February 26 MAY PETER W sold $82.50M worth of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). On Monday, May 14 GARDEN EDWARD P also sold $39.52M worth of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN). 2.41M The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) shs with value of $39.52 million were sold by PELTZ NELSON. On Wednesday, March 7 Shares for $83,109 were bought by Plosch Gunther. Another trade for 540,540 shs valued at $9.26M was made by Brolick Emil J. on Thursday, March 8.

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 12 have positions in Wendy’s (NASDAQ:WEN) as follows: 9 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 75%. Since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Wendy’s has 17 analyst reports. On Thursday, February 22 the stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust. On Thursday, February 22 the firm earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, January 16 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital. On Friday, January 12 the stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has “Neutral” rating given by Longbow. On Thursday, March 8 the firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given. On Monday, March 19 the stock of The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) has “Hold” rating given by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, April 18 Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 23 Guggenheim maintained The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 2 SunTrust maintained The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, June 19 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”.

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