Wendy's Free cash flow

Free cashflow of Wendy's 2015-2018

Amounts are in millions.

YearFree cash flow ($Millions)
2018$231
2017$169
2016$139
2015$23

The Wendy's restaurant chain is the world's third largest QSR company in the hamburger sandwich segment.  The company operates its business through franchisees mainly.

In 2018, the number of wendy's restaurants in North America totalled 6,178. Number of company owned restaurants in 2018 was 353 (all in US). Number of Franchised restaurants in US was 5,457, in Canada 368 and number of international franchised restaurants was  533. The first Wendy's restaurant opened in Columbus, Ohio in 1969. The company's principal sources of revenues include the sales at the company owned restaurants and the royalties, rents and franchise fees received from franchisees.