Wendy's completes $300M share repurchase, ups earnings guidance

DUBLIN Ohio Wendy's International Inc. upped its full-year, per-share earnings guidance by 9 cents Tuesday, after it completed an almost $300 million share repurchase that will reduce the company's share count by about 9 percent.

The company repurchased 9.0 million shares in the transaction first announced in February, at a purchase price of $31.33 per share.

Because of the resulting lower number of shares outstanding in the company's full-year shar

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