The Wendy's Co


  • Financials Lead Stocks Lower Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 11:06 AM ET

    U.S. stocks opened lower Monday.  Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, seen as a sign that many equities are attractively priced relative to value,  inspired some investors.

  • Trader Euphoria: Giants; China Stocks; Airlines Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 10:23 AM ET

    Floor traders are in a great mood after the Giants win! President Bush acknowledging a weaker economy will lead to higher deficits. Looking for budget deficit to double to $410 billion. What's up with China? Shanghai Composite up 8% overnight. And: Airlines looking up.

  • Cost Savings Boost Wendy's Profit Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 9:51 AM ET

    Wendy's International, which is looking to possibly sell itself, posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit Monday despite cost savings, sending its shares down more than 3 percent in early trading.

  • Futures Point to Flat Open Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | 9:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures pointed to a flat open on Wall Street  Monday.  Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, seen as a sign that many equities are attractively priced relative to value,  inspired some investors.

  • Week Ahead: Less Anxiety, Same Volatility Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | 5:50 PM ET

    The week ahead may be volatile, but markets are greeting it with less anxiety than we've seen in several weeks.

  • Sonic's Super Stock Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 8:03 PM ET

    This drive-in fast-food chain is outperforming its bigger rivals.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stocks End Ugly Week With Steep Loss Friday, 4 Jan 2008 | 2:58 PM ET

    Stocks ended the first week of the new year with steep losses as Friday's weak employment report spurred fears of a looming recession.

  • US Stocks Fall On Credit Worries Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 11:16 AM ET

    US stocks closed an uneasy session lower as investors, uncertain if the worst of the credit crisis is over, refrained from extending Tuesday's huge advance.

  • Triarc Makes Offer to Buy Wendy's Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 7:06 PM ET

    Triarc Cos, the restaurant chain led by activist investor Nelson Peltz, said in a filing on Tuesday it made an offer to buy hamburger chain Wendy's International on Nov. 12, but at a lower price than the range it indicated in July.

  • Wendy's Financing Deal May Lead to Lower Offers: WSJ Thursday, 1 Nov 2007 | 1:42 AM ET

    The November 12 deadline for potential buyers to submit bids for Wendy's International looms ahead. But a shaky financing package assembled by the hamburger chain's banks could throw a wrench in the auction and lead to lower offers, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Wendy's Executives Lay Out Plan to Fuel Turnaround Friday, 26 Oct 2007 | 11:35 AM ET

    Wendy's International's management Friday laid out plans to improve sales and profits by expanding beverage choices and boosting business during late-night and morning hours.

  • Wendy's Profit Falls on Revamp Expenses Thursday, 25 Oct 2007 | 5:49 PM ET

    Wendy's International said its net income fell, but earnings before restructuring and other expenses rose 55 percent due to a menu price increase and cost controls.

  • McDonald's Sees Third-Quarter Profit Above Forecasts Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 12:29 PM ET

    McDonald's on Friday forecast third-quarter earnings above the average Wall Street estimate as September same-store sales rose 5.9 percent on strength in Asia.

  • Wendy's Third-Quarter Same-Store Sales Inch Up 0.2% Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 8:17 AM ET

    Wendy's International said on Thursday sales at its company-owned hamburger restaurants open at least 15 months rose 0.2% in the third quarter.

  • Bidding Groups Form for Wendy's Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | 4:10 AM ET

    Thomas H. Lee Partners and Oak Hill Partners are among the private equity firms bidding for burger chain Wendy's International, sources said on Thursday, as the auction proceeds despite the impact of the credit crunch on deals.

  • Wendy's Franchisee, Private Equity May Bid for Chain Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | 1:03 PM ET

    David Karam, president of Cedar Enterprises Inc., said Wednesday that he and his partners have been invited by Wendy's International to a second round of talks. He is backed by Kelso & Co. and Oak Hill Capital Partners.

  • More Than 12 Parties Are Interested in Wendy's: WSJ Monday, 17 Sep 2007 | 7:09 PM ET

    More than a dozen parties have expressed interest in Wendy's International sale process, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the the situation.

  • Burger King to Add Healthier Menu Items Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | 3:26 PM ET
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    Burger King pledged Wednesday to offer healthier fast-food items for children under 12, with plans to sell and market flame-broiled Chicken Tenders and apples cut to resemble thick-cut french fries.

  • Ceridian Merger on Track; Ackman Drops Proxy Fight Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 | 1:06 PM ET

    Ceridian said Saturday it resolved a proxy battle with its largest shareholder, Pershing Square Capital Management, clearing the way for the payroll processing company to be acquired for about $5.2 billion.

  • Wendy's, Peltz Edge Closer to Deal Tuesday, 28 Aug 2007 | 1:38 PM ET

    Wendy's International said Tuesday it reached a deal with billionaire investor Nelson Peltz to give his companies access to Wendy's books as they consider making an offer to buy the No. 3 hamburger chain.