Wendy's

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President & CEO

Todd A. Penegor

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

1969

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQWEN

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McDonald's is seen as one of Wendy's's top competitors. McDonald's was founded in Chicago, Illinois} in 1940. McDonald's is in the Restaurant Franchises industry. Compared to Wendy's, McDonald's generates $17.8B more revenue.

Burger King is Wendy's's #2 competitor. Burger King was founded in 1954, and its headquarters is in Sacramento, California. Burger King competes in the Restaurant Franchises industry. Burger King has 32,500 more employees than Wendy's.

Subway is Wendy's's #3 rival. Subway is headquartered in Milford, Connecticut, and was founded in 1965. Subway operates in the Restaurants industry. Subway generates 570% the revenue of Wendy's.

Wendy's Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$1.8B

Wendy's's revenue is the ranked lowest among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 2B. Over the last four quarters, Wendy's's revenue has grown by 14.4%. Specifically, in Q2 2021's revenue was $460.2M; in Q1 2021, it was $474.3M; in Q3 2020, it was $452.2M; in Q2 2020, Wendy's's revenue was $402.3M.

Wendy's Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
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First Kitchen Ltd.

Jun 2016

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undisclosed
First Kitchen operates a fast food restaurant chain that offers hamburger, sandwich, pasta, soft drinks and desserts.

These are all the companies that Wendy's has acquired. Wendy's' latest acquisition was First Kitchen Ltd. in Jun 2016. First Kitchen operates a fast food restaurant chain that offers hamburger, sandwich, pasta, soft drinks and desserts.

Wendy's Funding History

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Sep 1976
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Since Wendy's was founded in 1969, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Wendy's has raised $0. Wendy's' funding round was on Sep 1976 for a total of $0

Wendy's Investments

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Wendy's Headquarters

One Dave Thomas Boulevard

Dublin, Ohio43017

888-624-8140

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Wendy's Summary

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Wendy's owns and operates a chain of restaurants that specializes in burgers, salads, fries, beverages and meals. Wendy's was founded in 1969. Wendy's' headquarters is located in Dublin, Ohio, USA 43017. It has raised undisclosed amount in 1 round. Th...

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Wendy's's President & CEO, Todd A. Penegor, currently has an approval rating of 82%. Wendy's's primary competitors are McDonald's, Burger King & Subway.

Website

wendys.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Wendy's

  1. When was Wendy's founded?

    Wendy's was founded in 1969
  2. Who is Wendy's's CEO?

    Wendy's's CEO is Todd A. Penegor
  3. How much revenue does Wendy's generate?

    Wendy's generates $1.8B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Wendy's have?

    Wendy's has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Wendy's's headquarters?

    Wendy's's headquarters is in Dublin Ohio, USA
  2. How many employees does Wendy's have?

    Wendy's has 12,500 employees
  3. What sector does Wendy's operate in?

    Wendy's is in Restaurant Franchises
  4. Who are Wendy's's competitors?

    Wendy's's top competitors are McDonald's, Burger King, Subway