The Wendy's Company Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.04 Per Share

  The Wendy's Company Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.04 Per
                                    Share

PR Newswire

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 2, 2013

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN)
today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of
$0.04 per share, payable on June 17, 2013 to stockholders of record as of June
3, 2013.

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As of March 31, 2013, The Wendy's Company had approximately 393 million shares
of common stock outstanding.

About The Wendy's Company
The Wendy's Company is the world's third-largest quick-service hamburger
company. The Wendy's® system includes more than 6,500 franchise and
Company-operated restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S.
territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or
wendys.com.

Notes:

  There can be no assurance that any additional regular quarterly cash
  dividends will be declared or paid after the date hereof, or of the amount
  or timing of such dividends, if any. Future dividend payments, if any, are
  subject to applicable law, will be made at the discretion of the Board of
  Directors and will be based on such factors as The Wendy's Company's
  earnings, financial condition and cash requirements and other factors.

SOURCE The Wendy's Company

Contact: Media and Investor Contacts: John Barker: (614) 764-3044 or
john.barker@wendys.com; Dave Poplar: (614) 764-3311 or david.poplar@wendys.com