NYSE:YUM - Yum! Brands Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$79.31 -0.02 (-0.03 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$79.33
Today's Range$78.92 - $79.78
52-Week Range$72.61 - $88.07
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.64 billion
P/E Ratio24.64
Dividend Yield1.82%
Yum! Brands logoYUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates in three segments: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. As of December 31, 2017, it had 21,487 KFC units; 16,748 Pizza Hut units; and 6,849 Taco Bell units. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.39
Current Ratio1.70
Quick Ratio1.70


Trailing P/E Ratio24.64
Forward P/E Ratio23.19
P/E Growth1.82

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.88 billion
Price / Sales4.36
Cash Flow$3.8707 per share
Price / Cash20.49
Book Value($18.80) per share
Price / Book-4.22


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.96
Net Income$1.34 billion
Net Margins25.60%
Return on Equity-17.70%
Return on Assets21.14%


Outstanding Shares323,220,000
Market Cap$25,640.82

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yum! Brands' stock symbol?

Yum! Brands trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "YUM."

How often does Yum! Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, June 8th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 15th. View Yum! Brands' Dividend History.

How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Saturday, November 18th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.22. The restaurant operator earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.08 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 17.70% and a net margin of 25.60%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.65 EPS. View Yum! Brands' Earnings History.

When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Yum! Brands.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

23 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Yum! Brands' shares. Their predictions range from $75.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' stock price to reach $85.6842 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Yum! Brands.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Yum! Brands?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Yum! Brands' key competitors?

Who are Yum! Brands' key executives?

Yum! Brands' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Greg Creed, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. David W. Gibbs, Pres & CFO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Roger G. Eaton, Chief Exec. Officer of KFC Division (Age 57)
  • Mr. Keith Robert Siegner CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Strategy and Treasurer (Age 43)

Has Yum! Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about YUM stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders?

Yum! Brands' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.15%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.05%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%), Westpac Banking Corp (0.03%) and Franklin Street Advisors Inc. NC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Muktesh Pant, Roger G Eaton and Tracy L Skeans. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Yum! Brands.

Which major investors are selling Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Hartford Investment Management Co., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Amalgamated Bank, Pensionfund Sabic, World Asset Management Inc and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Brian R Niccol, David W Gibbs and Roger G Eaton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yum! Brands.

Which major investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, Clinton Group Inc., Whittier Trust Co., Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yum! Brands.

How do I buy shares of Yum! Brands?

Shares of YUM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Yum! Brands' stock price today?

One share of YUM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.31.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $25.64 billion and generates $5.88 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $1.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.96 on an earnings per share basis. Yum! Brands employs 60,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands' mailing address is 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville KY, 40213. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 502-874-8300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Yum! Brands (NYSE YUM)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  817 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  819 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,636
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Yum! Brands and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe YUM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe YUM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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