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Yum! Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.09 (+1.86%)
(As of 06/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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2.02 million shs
Average Volume
1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.63 billion
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YUM Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.72 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

65th out of 283 stocks

Eating Places Industry

15th out of 55 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM)

YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates through four segments: the KFC Division, the Taco Bell Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Habit Burger Grill Division. The company operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches, Mexican-style food categories, and other food products. As of December 31, 2021, it had 26,934 KFC units; 18,381 Pizza Hut units; 7,791 Taco Bell units; and 318 The Habit Burger Grill units in approximately 157 countries and territories. 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 incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Eating places
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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
16 Analysts


Net Income
$1.58 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.58 billion
Cash Flow
$5.16 per share
Book Value
($28.56) per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$32.63 billion

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Yum! Brands Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Yum! Brands stock right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Yum! Brands stock.
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What is Yum! Brands' stock price forecast for 2022?

16 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Yum! Brands' stock. Their YUM stock forecasts range from $120.00 to $151.00. On average, they predict Yum! Brands' share price to reach $138.47 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Yum! Brands' stock price performed in 2022?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $138.86 at the beginning of the year. Since then, YUM stock has decreased by 17.6% and is now trading at $114.42.
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When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The restaurant operator reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $1.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Yum! Brands had a net margin of 24.80% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.34%. The firm's revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.07 earnings per share.
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How often does Yum! Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 19th. Investors of record on Monday, May 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.57 per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 26th.
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Is Yum! Brands a good dividend stock?

Yum! Brands(NYSE:YUM) pays an annual dividend of $2.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. Yum! Brands has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Yum! Brands is 41.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Yum! Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 42.22% next year. This indicates that Yum! Brands will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Monday, May 10th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

Who are Yum! Brands' key executives?

Yum! Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David W. Gibbs, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $6.85M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Turner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 47, Pay $3.53M)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, COO & Chief People Officer (Age 49, Pay $3.45M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark James King, Chief Exec. Officer of Taco Bell Corp (Age 62, Pay $4.43M)
  • Mr. Clay Johnson, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 51)
  • Jodi Dyer, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Scott A. Catlett, Chief Legal & Franchise Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 45)
  • Virginia Ferguson, Sr. Director of PR
  • Ms. Jerilan Greene, Global Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer and Chairman & CEO of Yum! Foundation
  • Mr. Gavin Felder, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 42)

What is David Gibbs' approval rating as Yum! Brands' CEO?

3 employees have rated Yum! Brands CEO David Gibbs on Glassdoor.com. David Gibbs has an approval rating of 96% among Yum! Brands' employees. This puts David Gibbs in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 83.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Yum! Brands to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Yum! Brands own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Yum! Brands investors own include Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), McDonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AT&T (T), Visa (V), Costco Wholesale (COST), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Yum! Brands' stock symbol?

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

Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders?

Yum! Brands' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.88%), BlackRock Inc. (6.68%), State Street Corp (4.24%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (3.52%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (2.14%) and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.93%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Scott Catlett, Tracy L Skeans and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which institutional investors are selling Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Capital Research Global Investors, State Street Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wellington Management Group LLP, Tesco Pension Investment Ltd, and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last two years include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which institutional investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candlestick Capital Management LP, Capital World Investors, Victory Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC, Bridgewater Associates LP, and Swiss National Bank.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Yum! Brands' stock price today?

One share of YUM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.42.

How much money does Yum! Brands make?

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) has a market capitalization of $32.63 billion and generates $6.58 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $1.58 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Yum! Brands have?

Yum! Brands employs 36,000 workers across the globe.

Does Yum! Brands have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Yum! Brands: A&W Restaurants, A.C.N. 003 190 163 Pty Limited, A.C.N. 003 190 172 Pty Limited, A.C.N. 003 273 854 Pty Limited, A.C.N. 054 055 917 Pty Ltd, A.C.N. 054 121 416 Pty Limited, A.C.N. 085 239 961 Pty Ltd, A.C.N. 085 239 998 Pty Ltd, A.C.N. 108 123 502 Pty Ltd, ABR Insurance Company, Ashton Fried Chicken Pty. Limited, Cyprus Caramel Restaurants Limited, Dragontail Systems, Dragontail Systems Canada Inc., Dragontail Systems Ltd., Dragontail Systems Pty Limited f/k/a Dragontail Systems Limited, Dragontail Systems USA Inc., Egg Shell Holdings LLC, Finger Licken Good Franchising LLC, Finger Lickin' Chicken Limited, GCTB LLC, Gloucester Properties Pty. Ltd., Gotham Newco 4 Limited, Habit Employment L.P., Heart Brands Pty Ltd., Heart Brands UK Limited, HeartStyles, Heartstyles (Pty) Ltd., IPDEV Co. LLC, KFC (Pty) Ltd, KFC Advertising Ltd., KFC Asia ELP Management LLC, KFC Asia Franchise Pte. Ltd. f/k/a Taco Bell Restaurants China-India Pte. Ltd., KFC Asia Holdings LLC f/k/a KFC Asia S.à r.l. f/k/a TB Asia Holdings S.à r.l., KFC Asia Holdings LP, KFC Australia IP Holdings LLC, KFC Canada LLC, KFC Corporation, KFC Europe Holdings S.a.r.l., KFC Europe S.à r.l., KFC France SAS, KFC Holding Co., KFC Holding SAS, KFC Holdings B.V., KFC India Marketing Private Limited, KFC International Holdings II LLC f/k/a KFC International Holdings II S.à r.l., KFC Italy S.r.l., KFC MENAPAK S.à r.l., KFC MENAPAKT FZ-LLC, KFC MENAPAKT Holdings LLC, KFC Menapak LLC, KFC North America LLC f/k/a KFC North America S.à r.l., KFC Operations LLC f/k/a KFC Operations S.à r.l. f/k/a Yum! Finance Holdings IV S.a.r.l, KFC Pacific Holdings Ltd, KFC Real Estate B.V., KFC Restaurants Spain S.L., KFC Russia Holdings I S.à r.l., KFC South Africa Holdings B.V., KFC THC V Ltd, KFC US LLC, Kentucky Fried Chicken (Germany) Restaurant Holding GmbH, Kentucky Fried Chicken (Great Britain) Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken Canada Company, Kentucky Fried Chicken International Holdings LLC, Kentucky Fried Chicken Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken Pty. Ltd., Kvantum, Little Sheep, Long John Silver's, Multibranding Pty. Ltd., National Systems LLC, Newcastle Fried Chicken Pty. Ltd., Northside Fried Chicken Pty Limited, Novo BL SAS, Novo Re IMMO SAS, PH Canada Company, PH DIGITAL VENTURES UK LIMITED, PH Digico LLC, PH Europe S.à r.l., PH Mexico LLC f/k/a PH Mexico S.à r.l., PH North America LLC f/k/a PH North America S.à r.l., PH Operations LLC f/k/a PH Operations S.à r.l. f/k/a Yum! Asia Holdings II S.a.r.l, PH Restaurant Holdings GmbH, PH South Africa Holdings B.V., PHDV Asia Company Limited, Pacific Bell Franchising LLC, Pacificly Pizza Hut LLC, Pizza Famila Partnership, Pizza Hut (Pty) Ltd, Pizza Hut Asia Franchising LP, Pizza Hut Asia Pacific Franchise Pte. Ltd. f/k/a Pizza Hut Restaurants China-India Pte. Ltd., Pizza Hut Asia Pacific Holdings LLC f/k/a Pizza Hut Pacific Holdings LLC f/k/a PH Asia Holdings S.à r.l., Pizza Hut Canada LLC, Pizza Hut Connect LLC, Pizza Hut Delivery Germany GmbH, Pizza Hut ELP Management LLC, Pizza Hut Europe Limited, Pizza Hut Guarantor LLC, Pizza Hut HSR Advertising Limited, Pizza Hut Holdings LLC, Pizza Hut India Marketing Private Limited, Pizza Hut International LLC, Pizza Hut LLC, Pizza Hut MENAPAK Counsulting FZE, Pizza Hut MENAPAK Holdings LLC, Pizza Hut MENAPAK S.à r.l., Pizza Hut MENAPAKT FZ-LLC, Pizza Hut Technology Ventures LLC, Pizza Hut of America LLC, Pizza Pete Franchising LLC, QuikOrder LLC, Restaurant Concepts LLC, Restaurant Holdings Limited, South China Sea Investments LLC, Southern Fast Foods Limited, Suffolk Fast Foods Limited, TB Asia LLC, TB Canada Company, TB Cantina LLC, TB ELP Management LLC, TB International Holdings II LLC f/k/a TB International Holdings II S.à r.l., TB North America LLC f/k/a TB North America S.à r.l., TBA Services LLC, Taco Bell Asia Franchising LLC f/k/a TB Asia S.à r.l., Taco Bell Asia Franchising LP, Taco Bell Canada LLC, Taco Bell Cantina Corp, Taco Bell Corp, Taco Bell Franchise Holder 1 LLC, Taco Bell Franchisor Holdings LLC, Taco Bell Franchisor LLC, Taco Bell Funding LLC, Taco Bell IP Holder LLC, Taco Bell Restaurants Asia Pte. Ltd., Taco Bell UK and Europe Limited f/k/a Yum! Restaurants Limited, Taco Bell of America LLC, The Habit Burger Grill, The Habit Restaurants Inc., TicTuk Technologies Ltd., Tricon Global Restaurants Inc., YA Company One Pty. Ltd., YCH S.a.r.l., YEB Holdings LLC, YEB III LLC, YRH Holdco Limited, YRI China Franchising LLC f/k/a YRI China Franchising S.à r.l. f/k/a Yum! Finance Holdings V S.a.r.l, YRI China Licensing LLC, YRI Europe S.a.r.l., YRI Global Liquidity S.a.r.l., YRI Investment Company S.a.r.l., YUM! Finance Holdings I Sarl, YUM! Restaurants International MENAPAK Consulting FZE, Yum Connect Australia Pty. Ltd., Yum Connect LLC, Yum Cyprus Limited, Yum HS Holdings LLC, Yum India Technology Solutions Private Limited, Yum Restaurant Services Group LLC, Yum! Asia Franchise Pte Ltd, Yum! Asia Holdings LLC f/k/a Yum! Asia Holdings S.a.r.l, Yum! Australia Equipment Pty. Ltd., Yum! Brands Mexico Holdings II LLC, Yum! China ELP Management LLC, Yum! China Franchising LP, Yum! Europe Holdings LP, Yum! Europe Limited, Yum! Europe Management LLC, Yum! Franchise de Mexico LLC f/k/a Yum! Franchise de Mexico S.a.r.l., Yum! Holdings II Limited, Yum! III (UK) Limited, Yum! International Finance Company f/k/a Yum! International Finance Company S.a.r.l., Yum! KFC Australia Holdings I LLC, Yum! Restaurant Holdings, Yum! Restaurantes do Brasil Ltda., Yum! Restaurants (India) Private Limited, Yum! Restaurants (NZ) Ltd., Yum! Restaurants Asia Pte. Ltd., Yum! Restaurants Australia Pty Limited, Yum! Restaurants Europe Limited, Yum! Restaurants International (MENAPAK) Co. W.L.L. f/k/a Yum! Restaurants International (MENAPAK) Co. S.P.C, Yum! Restaurants International (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Yum! Restaurants International Holdings LLC, Yum! Restaurants International Inc., Yum! Restaurants International Limited, Yum! Restaurants International Ltd. & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, Yum! Restaurants International Management LLC, Yum! Restaurants International Russia and CIS LLC, Yum! Restaurants International S de RL de CV, Yum! Restaurants Limited f/k/a Yum! MENAPAKT Limited, Yum! Restaurants Marketing Private Limited, Yumsop Pty Limited, and tictuk technologies.
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When was Yum! Brands founded?

Yum! Brands was founded in 1997.

How can I contact Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands' mailing address is 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville KY, 40213. The official website for Yum! Brands is www.yum.com. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (502) 874-8300, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 502-874-8323.

This page (NYSE:YUM) was last updated on 6/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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