NYSE:YUM - Yum! Brands Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$88.96 +0.41 (+0.46 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.84
Today's Range$88.76 - $89.32
52-Week Range$72.61 - $89.00
Volume72,662 shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$28.02 billion
P/E Ratio30.09
Dividend Yield1.63%
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-1.33
Current Ratio1.30
Quick Ratio1.30


Trailing P/E Ratio30.09
Forward P/E Ratio25.42
P/E Growth1.98

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.88 billion
Price / Sales4.80
Cash Flow$3.9018 per share
Price / Cash22.80
Book Value($18.80) per share
Price / Book-4.73


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.96
Net Income$1.34 billion
Net Margins27.95%
Return on Equity-17.36%
Return on Assets23.05%


Outstanding Shares317,360,000
Market Cap$28.02 billion

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, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 17th. View Yum! Brands' Dividend History.

How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Friday, August 10th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 7.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.08. The restaurant operator earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 17.36% and a net margin of 27.95%. The firm's revenue was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.68 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, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Yum! Brands.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

20 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Yum! Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $99.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' share price to reach $86.3125 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%. 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 10 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Yum! Brands.

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?

News coverage about YUM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Yum! Brands.

Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders?

Yum! Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.73%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (5.08%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.64%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.26%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Brian R Niccol, David W Gibbs and Roger G Eaton. 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 FMR LLC, Coronation Fund Managers Ltd., United Services Automobile Association, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can and Putnam Investments 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $88.99.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $28.02 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:  864 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  840 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,704
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 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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