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

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$87.57 -0.56 (-0.64 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 12:56 PM ET)
Previous Close$88.13
Today's Range$86.10 - $88.16
52-Week Range$75.88 - $92.21
Volume64,246 shs
Average Volume2.55 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.76 billion
P/E Ratio29.61
Dividend Yield1.62%
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Eating places
Current SymbolNYSE:YUM
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.98


Trailing P/E Ratio29.61
Forward P/E Ratio23.67
P/E Growth1.88

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.88 billion
Price / Sales4.65
Cash Flow$3.8157 per share
Price / Cash22.95
Book Value($18.80) per share
Price / Book-4.66


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.96
Net Income$1.34 billion
Net Margins28.81%
Return on Equity-17.89%
Return on Assets26.70%


Outstanding Shares312,300,000
Market Cap$27.76 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 16th. Investors of record on Monday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 authorized a share repurchase 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 shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced 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 analysts' expectations 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 company 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 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Yum! Brands.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Yum! Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $82.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' stock price to reach $90.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Yum! Brands.

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

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 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?

News coverage about YUM stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders?

Yum! Brands' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.65%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (5.10%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (2.37%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.72%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (1.48%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.20%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs and Roger G Eaton. 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 BlackRock Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Capital International Investors, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Janus Henderson Group PLC and First Manhattan Co.. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs and Roger G Eaton. 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Korea Investment CORP and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. 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 $87.26.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $27.76 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  911 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  859 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,770
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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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