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

$98.77
+0.25 (+0.25 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 05:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
$98.60
Now: $98.77
$99.59
50-Day Range
$97.61
MA: $102.07
$112.33
52-Week Range
$86.40
Now: $98.77
$119.72
Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.87 billion
P/E Ratio31.16
Dividend Yield1.71%
Beta0.46
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP98849810
Phone502-874-8300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.69 billion
Cash Flow$3.70 per share
Book Value($25.38) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.54 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees34,000
Market Cap$29.87 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Monday, November 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, December 6th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 20th. View Yum! Brands' Dividend History.

How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Thursday, November 21st 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign 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 data on Wednesday, October, 30th. The restaurant operator reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.94 by $0.14. The restaurant operator earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.35 billion. Yum! Brands had a net margin of 20.88% and a negative return on equity of 11.69%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.04 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, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Yum! Brands.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Yum! Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $84.00 to $138.00. On average, they expect Yum! Brands' share price to reach $112.79 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Yum! Brands.

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

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Yum! Brands.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Yum! Brands stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Yum! Brands stock:
  • 1. Evercore ISI analysts commented, "We believe David’s financial and institutional knowledge made him a strong right-hand to Mr. Creed during a period of rapid change. During his time as CFO, Mr. Gibbs has had a strong role in the transformation of 77% franchised business in 2015 (pre- Yum! China spin) to a 98% franchised mix today. In addition, the company has been adept at reducing overhead (from 3.4% of system sales in 2015 to ~1.7% in 2019) while signing deals to bolster growth or capabilities. Lastly, we believe David has had a hand in making acquisitions or alliances with technology companies (GrubHub, QuikOrder), consumer insights consultants (Collider Labs), and brands (Telepizza) to bolster franchisee support or accelerate growth. In addition, Yum! Brands is on track to deliver on its targets of >$3.75 in EPS (from ~$2.20 in 2015) and 100% FCF conversion (from ~85% in 2015)." (8/13/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Yum! Brands have outperformed the industry in the past three months. We are encouraged by the company’s solid prospects despite the fact that it missed earnings estimates in the fourth quarter. Moreover, Yum! Brands’ endeavors to drive growth by employing greater focus on the development of its three iconic global brands, increasing its franchise ownership, and creating a leaner and more efficient cost structure bode well. In an effort to enhance guest experience, the company has been focusing on deploying technology to more restaurants. Over the next three years, it expects to return an additional $6.5-$7 billion to its shareholders and predicts EPS of at least $3.75 in 2019. However, high costs of restaurant operations and soft sales due to refranchising are near-term concerns for the company. Estimates for current-quarter and year have been stable over the past 30 days." (4/22/2019)

Has Yum! Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about YUM stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Yum! Brands.

Are investors shorting Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,400,000 shares, a drop of 9.8% from the October 31st total of 4,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,830,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Yum! Brands' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Yum! Brands' key competitors?

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Mcdonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Visa (V), AT&T (T), Starbucks (SBUX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Home Depot (HD).

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, COO & CFO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David Eric Russell, Sr. VP of Fin. & Corp. Controller (Age 49)
  • Mr. Roger G. Eaton C.A., Exec. Officer (Age 58)

Who are Yum! Brands' major shareholders?

Yum! Brands' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.71%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.85%), Newport Trust Co (0.59%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.43%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.42%) and Alps Advisors Inc. (0.29%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, Brian R Niccol, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Robert D Walter, Roger G Eaton, Scott Catlett, Tanya L Domier 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 Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Howland Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Davis R M Inc., Newport Trust Co and Worldquant Millennium Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Robert D Walter, Scott Catlett and Tracy L Skeans. View Insider Buying and Selling for Yum! Brands.

Which major investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State Street Corp, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, California Public Employees Retirement System, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Voloridge Investment Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Yum! Brands' stock price today?

One share of YUM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $98.77.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $29.87 billion and generates $5.69 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $1.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.17 on an earnings per share basis. Yum! Brands employs 34,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Yum! Brands.

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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  968 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  935 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,903
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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