NYSE:YUM - Yum! Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $92.05 -0.31 (-0.34 %) (As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$92.36Today's Range$91.51 - $93.2552-Week Range$75.88 - $94.13Volume1.95 million shsAverage Volume2.11 million shsMarket Capitalization$28.75 billionP/E Ratio31.10Dividend Yield1.59%Beta0.7 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email YUM! 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. Receive YUM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for YUM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:YUM Previous Symbol CUSIP98849810 Webwww.yum.com Phone502-874-8300Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.98 Quick Ratio0.98Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio31.10 Forward P/E Ratio24.68 P/E Growth1.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.88 billion Price / Sales4.89 Cash Flow$3.8595 per share Price / Cash Flow23.85 Book Value($18.80) per share Price / Book-4.90Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.96 Net Income$1.34 billion Net Margins28.81% Return on Equity-17.89% Return on Assets26.70%Miscellaneous Employees60,000 Outstanding Shares312,302,000Market Cap$28.75 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Friday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 26th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 23rd. View Yum! Brands' Dividend History. How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work? Yum! Brands announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Friday, August 10th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 7.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter? Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The restaurant operator reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.21. The restaurant operator earned $1.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.37 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 17.89% and a net margin of 28.81%. Yum! Brands's revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.68 earnings per share. 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, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Yum! Brands. How can I listen to Yum! Brands' earnings call? Yum! Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 7th at 8:15 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for YUM? 20 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Yum! Brands' stock. Their predictions range from $76.00 to $105.00. On average, they expect Yum! Brands' share price to reach $89.9375 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for Yum! Brands. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Yum! Brands? 20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Yum! Brands. Has Yum! Brands been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about YUM stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Yum! Brands' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Yum! Brands include Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Yum China (YUMC), Darden Restaurants (DRI), Aramark (ARMK), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Brinker International (EAT), Arcos Dorados (ARCO) and Bloomin' Brands (BLMN). Who are Yum! Brands' key executives? Yum! Brands' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Greg Creed, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 61)Mr. David W. Gibbs, Pres & CFO (Age 56)Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 46)Mr. Roger G. Eaton, Chief Exec. Officer of KFC Division (Age 58)Mr. Keith Robert Siegner CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations & Corp. Strategy and Treasurer (Age 44) Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders? Yum! Brands' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.15%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.09%), Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC (0.09%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.04%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.03%) and Paragon Capital Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Roger G Eaton and Scott Catlett. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Yum! Brands. Which institutional investors are selling Yum! Brands stock? YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, First Hawaiian Bank, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Roger G Eaton and Scott Catlett. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yum! Brands. Which institutional investors are buying Yum! Brands stock? YUM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Paragon Capital Management LLC, Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Eukles Asset Management, Weather Gauge Advisory LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Investment Partners LTD. and Virtu Financial 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 $92.05. How big of a company is Yum! Brands? Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $28.75 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. What is Yum! Brands' official website? The official website for Yum! Brands is http://www.yum.com. 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 923 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 872 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,795MarketBeat'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. 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