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Yum! Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.10 (+1.69%)
(As of 01/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.84 million shs
Average Volume
1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization
$37.03 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands, Inc. operates as a service restaurant company. The firm engages in the development, operation, franchise, and licenses a system of restaurants. It operates through the following segments: KFC Division, Pizza Hut Division, Taco Bell Division, and Habit Burger Grill Division. The KFC Division segment comprises of all operations of the KFC concept. The Pizza Hut Division segment operates the Pizza Hut concept. The Taco Bell Division segment includes all operations of the Taco Bell concept. The Habit Burger Grill Division segment includes its worldwide operations of the Habit Burger Grill concept. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.65 billion
Cash Flow
$4.15 per share
Book Value
($26.16) per share


Net Income
$904 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$37.03 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/10 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.28 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

125th out of 280 stocks

Eating Places Industry

25th out of 55 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Yum! Brands a buy right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Yum! Brands stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in YUM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Yum! Brands' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $80.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, YUM stock has increased by 56.0% and is now trading at $126.34.
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Are investors shorting Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,560,000 shares, an increase of 27.4% from the November 30th total of 3,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,430,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 8th 2022.
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How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 27th. The restaurant operator reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.14. The restaurant operator had revenue of $1.61 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.59 billion. Yum! Brands had a net margin of 24.50% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.76%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.01 EPS.
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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, November 11th. Investors of record on Friday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, December 10th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 24th.
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Is Yum! Brands a good dividend stock?

Yum! Brands pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.61%. Yum! Brands has been increasing its dividend for 4 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Yum! Brands is 38.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Yum! Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.49% 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 announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Monday, May 10th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 5.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Yum! Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $151.00. On average, they expect Yum! Brands' share price to reach $136.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Yum! Brands' key executives?

Yum! Brands' management team includes the following people:

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.03%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and Jacobs & Co. CA (0.02%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Tracy L Skeans and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which major investors are selling Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royal London Asset Management Ltd., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, IBM Retirement Fund, and Wealthfront Advisers LLC. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, David W Gibbs, and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which major investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cullinan Associates Inc., National Bank of Canada FI, Aries Wealth Management, Fortem Financial Group LLC, Clear Street Markets LLC, Spire Wealth Management, Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co., and Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA.
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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 $126.34.

How much money does Yum! Brands make?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $37.03 billion and generates $5.65 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $904 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Yum! Brands have?

Yum! Brands employs 15,000 workers across the globe.

Does Yum! Brands have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Yum! Brands: A&W Restaurants, ABR Insurance, ACN, Ashton Fried Chicken, Cyprus Caramel Restaurants, Finger Lickin' Chicken, GCTB, Gloucester Properties, HeartStyles, Inventure Restaurantes, KFC Advertising, KFC Asia, KFC Brasil, KFC Chamnord, KFC Corporation, KFC Europe, KFC France, KFC Global Holdings, KFC Holding, KFC Holdings, KFC Intermediate, KFC International Finance, KFC Italy, KFC Menapak, KFC Mexico, KFC Netherlands, KFC North America, KFC Pacific, KFC Pacific Holdings, KFC Real Estate, KFC Restaurants Asia, KFC Restaurants Spain, KFC Russia, KFC South Africa, KFC THC, KFC Turkey, KFC US, KFC YFI Holdco, KFC Yum! Franchise I, KFC Yum! Franchise III, Kentucky Fried Chicken (Germany), Kentucky Fried Chicken (Great Britain) Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken (Great Britain) Services Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken Canada, Kentucky Fried Chicken International Holdings, Kentucky Fried Chicken Limited, Kentucky Fried Chicken Pty, Little Sheep, Long John Silver's, Multibranding, Newcastle Fried Chicken, Northside Fried Chicken, Novo BL, Novo Re IMMO, PH Asia, PH Canada, PH Digico, PH Europe, PH Global Holdings, PH Intermediate, PH International Finance, PH International Holdings I, PH International Holdings II, PH International Holdings III, PH Mexico, PH North America, PH Restaurant Holdings, PH South Africa Holdings, PH THC V, PH YFI Holdco, PH Yum! Franchise I, PH Yum! Franchise III, Pizza Hut (Pty), Pizza Hut Delivery Germany, Pizza Hut Europe, Pizza Hut Gida, Pizza Hut Guarantor, Pizza Hut HSR Advertising, Pizza Hut Holdings, Pizza Hut International, Pizza Hut Korea, Pizza Hut LLC, Pizza Hut MENAPAK, Pizza Hut Pacific Holdings, Pizza Hut Restaurants Asia, Pizza Hut Turkey, Pizza Hut of America, Restaurant Concepts, Restaurant Holdings, Southern Fast Foods, Suffolk Fast Foods, TB Asia, TB Canada, TB Cantina, TB Global Holdings, TB Intermediate Holdings, TB International Finance Company, Taco Bell Cantina, Taco Bell Corp, Taco Bell Franchise Holder 1, Taco Bell Franchisor, Taco Bell Franchisor Holdings, Taco Bell Funding, Taco Bell IP Holder, Taco Bell Restaurants Asia, Taco Bell of America, The Habit Burger Grill, Yum Restaurants International, and Yumsop.

When was Yum! Brands founded?

Yum! Brands was founded in 1997.

What is Yum! Brands' official website?

The official website for Yum! Brands is www.yum.com.

Where are Yum! Brands' headquarters?

Yum! Brands is headquartered at 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville KY, 40213.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 502-874-8323.

This page was last updated on 1/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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