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NYSE:YUM

Yum! Brands - YUM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$129.01
+0.35 (+0.27%)
(As of 12/1/2022 11:33 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$128.21
$129.97
50-Day Range
$105.25
$126.53
52-Week Range
$103.96
$139.85
Volume
22,231 shs
Average Volume
1.88 million shs
Market Capitalization
$36.34 billion
P/E Ratio
29.45
Dividend Yield
1.81%
Price Target
$135.69

Yum! Brands MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.9% Upside
$136.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.93% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.13
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.63mentions of Yum! Brands in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.35%
From $4.46 to $5.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.42 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

73rd out of 217 stocks

Eating Places Industry

14th out of 43 stocks

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About Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Stock

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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YUM Stock News Headlines

Papa John’s Falls Flat On Earnings, Shares Set To Rise (YUM)
Shares of Papa John's are bottoming and could begin to move higher by the end of the year as restaurant investors scoop up the tasty dividend.
Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) PT Raised to $160.00 at Citigroup
Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Upgraded by Argus to Buy
Yum! Brands, Inc. to Host Investor Day December 13, 2022
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.57
Yum! Brands: A Yummy Yet Pricey Stock
Business Impact Awards: Yum Brands Inc.
KFC Philippines To Have 54 Solar-Powered Stores by Q1 2023
The Returns At Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Aren't Growing
How I Got Here: Aaron Powell
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YUM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/9 Dividend
8/26/2022
Dividend Payable
9/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/9 Dividend
11/23/2022
Today
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/09/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/08/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
CUSIP
98849810
Employees
36,000
Year Founded
1997

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$136.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$160.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$120.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.58 billion
Pretax Margin
24.46%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.58 billion
Cash Flow
$5.28 per share
Book Value
($30.32) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
280,646,000
Market Cap
$36.34 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.01

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Key Executives

  • Mr. David W. GibbsMr. David W. Gibbs (Age 59)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.85M
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Turner (Age 47)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $3.53M
  • Ms. Tracy L. SkeansMs. Tracy L. Skeans (Age 49)
    COO & Chief People Officer
    Comp: $3.45M
  • Mr. Mark James King (Age 62)
    Chief Exec. Officer of Taco Bell Division
    Comp: $4.43M
  • Mr. Clay Johnson (Age 51)
    Chief Digital & Technology Officer
  • Ms. Jodi Dyer (Age 34)
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Scott A. Catlett (Age 45)
    Chief Legal & Franchise Officer and Corp. Sec.
  • Virginia Ferguson
    Sr. Director of PR
  • Mr. Ken Muench
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Gavin Felder (Age 42)
    Chief Strategy Officer













YUM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" YUM shares.
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What is Yum! Brands' stock price forecast for 2023?

12 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Yum! Brands' stock. Their YUM share price forecasts range from $120.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $136.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have YUM shares performed in 2022?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $138.86 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, YUM shares have decreased by 7.3% and is now trading at $128.66.
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When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 8th 2023.
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How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The restaurant operator reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.08 by $0.14. The restaurant operator earned $1.61 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.52% and a net margin of 19.13%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.01 earnings per share.
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How often does Yum! Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.57 per share on Friday, December 9th. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 23rd.
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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 1.81%. The company 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 is 52.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, YUM will have a dividend payout ratio of 44.71% next year. This indicates that the company 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, September 12th 2022, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 6.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

3 employees have rated Yum! Brands Chief Executive Officer David Gibbs on Glassdoor.com. David Gibbs has an approval rating of 96% among the company's 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.04%), BlackRock Inc. (7.37%), State Street Corp (4.13%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (2.45%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.99%) and Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (1.78%). Insiders that own company stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Tracy L Skeans, Tracy L Skeans and Weir Mirian M Graddick.
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How do I buy shares of Yum! Brands?

Shares of YUM stock 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 $128.66.

How much money does Yum! Brands make?

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) has a market capitalization of $36.24 billion and generates $6.58 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $1.58 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Yum! Brands have?

The company employs 36,000 workers across the globe.

Does Yum! Brands have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Yum! Brands: A&W Restaurants, Dragontail Systems, HeartStyles, 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., The Habit Restaurants LLC, 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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How can I contact Yum! Brands?

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

This page (NYSE:YUM) was last updated on 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff