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NYSE:YUM

Yum! Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

$107.09
-0.79 (-0.73 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$106.07
Now: $107.09
$107.61
50-Day Range
$105.15
MA: $107.35
$109.78
52-Week Range
$54.95
Now: $107.09
$110.66
Volume951,381 shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.31 billion
P/E Ratio32.16
Dividend Yield1.74%
Beta0.93
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, 2018, it had 22,621 KFC units; 18,431 Pizza Hut units; and 7,072 Taco Bell units in approximately 140 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.27 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 383 stocks

Eating Places Industry

3rd out of 66 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
CUSIP98849810
Phone502-874-8300
Employees34,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.60 billion
Cash Flow$4.45 per share
Book Value($26.50) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$32.31 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$107.09
-0.79 (-0.73 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Yum! Brands' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $80.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, YUM stock has increased by 32.3% and is now trading at $107.09.
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Is Yum! Brands a buy right now?

20 Wall Street equities research 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 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Yum! Brands?

Wall Street analysts have given Yum! Brands a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Yum! Brands wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as Yum! Brands' CEO?

6,978 employees have rated Yum! Brands CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among Yum! Brands' employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Yum! Brands' earnings call?

Yum! Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The restaurant operator reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.22. The restaurant operator had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. Yum! Brands had a net margin of 18.78% and a negative return on equity of 12.42%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.80 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 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be given a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 24th.
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Is Yum! Brands a good dividend stock?

Yum! Brands pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The dividend payout ratio of Yum! Brands is 52.96%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Yum! Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 49.09% 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 of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, November 21st 2019, which permits the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 6.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

20 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Yum! Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' stock price to reach $105.22 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%.
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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 Intel (INTC), The 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).

Who are Yum! Brands' key executives?

Yum! Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David W. Gibbs, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $3.54M)
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Turner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.3M)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.93M)
  • Mr. Greg Creed, Part-time Advisor & Non-Independent Director (Age 63, Pay $6.39M)
  • Mr. Anthony Lowings, Chief Exec. Officer of KFC Division (Age 62, Pay $2.43M)
  • Mr. Mark James King, Chief Exec. Officer of Taco Bell Corp (Age 61, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Clay Johnson, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Keith Robert Siegner CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations, M&A and Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Scott A. Catlett, Chief Legal & Franchise Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Virginia Ferguson, Sr. Director of PR

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.18%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.02%), Jacobs & Co. CA (0.02%), YHB Investment Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.01%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Robert D Walter, Scott Catlett, Tanya L Domier 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 Pendal Group Limited, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., TCI Wealth Advisors Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, City Holding Co., Weather Gauge Advisory LLC, and M&R Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, 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 TIAA FSB, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Foster Group Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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.

What is Yum! Brands' stock price today?

One share of YUM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $107.09.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $32.31 billion and generates $5.60 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $1.29 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. Yum! Brands employs 34,000 workers across the globe.

What is Yum! Brands' official website?

The official website for Yum! Brands is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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