Yum! Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.30 (+0.26 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $114.96
50-Day Range
MA: $106.91
52-Week Range
Now: $114.96
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.33 billion
P/E Ratio34.52
Dividend Yield1.74%
YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates through four segments: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, the Taco Bell 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, 2020, it had 25,000 KFC units; 17,639 Pizza Hut units; 7,427 Taco Bell units; and 287 The Habit Burger Grill units in approximately 150 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 founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Year Founded1997



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.60 billion
Cash Flow$4.77 per share
Book Value($26.50) per share


Net Income$1.29 billion


Market Cap$34.33 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 382 stocks

Eating Places Industry

2nd out of 66 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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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 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 6 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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When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Yum! Brands' earnings call?

Yum! Brands will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 28th 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.14. The restaurant operator earned $1.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.72 billion. Yum! Brands had a net margin of 18.78% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.42%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.00 EPS.
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How has Yum! Brands' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $80.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, YUM shares have increased by 42.0% and is now trading at $114.96.
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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, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, March 12th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 11th. This is a positive change from Yum! Brands's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47.
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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 1.74%. Yum! Brands does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Yum! Brands is 56.34%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Yum! Brands will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.22% 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 declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, November 21st 2019, which allows the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 6.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

18 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Yum! Brands' shares. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Yum! Brands' share price to reach $104.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%.
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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) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Turner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.3M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, COO & Chief People Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.93M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Anthony Lowings, Chief Exec. Officer of KFC Division (Age 62, Pay $2.43M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark James King, Chief Exec. Officer of Taco Bell Corp (Age 61, Pay $1.49M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Clay Johnson, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 50) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Keith Robert Siegner CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations, M&A and Treasurer (Age 46) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott A. Catlett, Chief Legal & Franchise Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 44)
  • Virginia Ferguson, Sr. Director of PR
  • Ms. Jerilan Greene, Global Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer and Chairman & CEO of Yum! Foundation

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

2 employees have rated Yum! Brands CEO David Gibbs on Glassdoor.com. David Gibbs has an approval rating of -100% among Yum! Brands' employees. This puts David Gibbs in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 82.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Yum! Brands to a friend.

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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Jacobs & Co. CA (0.02%), Pensionfund DSM Netherlands (0.01%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.01%), Private Trust Co. NA (0.00%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Robert D Walter, Scott Catlett and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which institutional investors are selling Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Financial Bank Trust Division, First Hawaiian Bank, Private Trust Co. NA, NBT Bank N A NY, Truehand Inc, and Farmers Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which institutional investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc., American National Bank, Jacobs & Co. CA, NuWave Investment Management LLC, Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC, Selective Wealth Management Inc., and M&R Capital Management Inc..
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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 $114.96.

How much money does Yum! Brands make?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $34.33 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.

How many employees does Yum! Brands have?

Yum! Brands employs 38,000 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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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