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Yum! Brands Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.57 (+0.53 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $107.18
50-Day Range
MA: $99.88
52-Week Range
Now: $107.18
Volume622,684 shs
Average Volume2.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.33 billion
P/E Ratio32.19
Dividend Yield1.76%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.07 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places



Sales & Book Value

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


Net Income$1.29 billion


Market Cap$32.33 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Yum! Brands' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Yum! Brands' stock was trading at $80.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, YUM shares have increased by 32.4% and is now trading at $107.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Yum! Brands?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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 Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The restaurant operator reported $1.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.22. The restaurant operator had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.41 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 12.42% and a net margin of 18.78%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.80 earnings per share.
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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. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, December 11th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 24th.
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How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Thursday, November 21st 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 6.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

21 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Yum! Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $121.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' share price to reach $101.72 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%.
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Are investors shorting Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,480,000 shares, a decrease of 17.3% from the October 15th total of 4,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,530,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 57, Pay $3.54M)
  • Mr. Christopher Lee Turner, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45, Pay $1.3M)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 47, Pay $1.93M)
  • Mr. Greg Creed, Part-time Advisor & Non-Independent Director (Age 62, Pay $6.39M)
  • Mr. Anthony Lowings, Chief Exec. Officer of KFC Division (Age 61, Pay $2.43M)
  • Mr. Mark James King, Chief Exec. Officer of Taco Bell Corp (Age 60, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Clay Johnson, Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Keith Robert Siegner CFA, CPA, VP of Investor Relations, M&A and Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Scott A. Catlett, Chief Legal & Franchise Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 43)
  • 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.04%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (5.37%), State Street Corp (4.43%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (2.07%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.94%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.92%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., State Street Corp, and Cubist Systematic Strategies 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, and Tracy L Skeans.
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Which major investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Candlestick Capital Management LP, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Sustainable Growth Advisers LP, Morgan Stanley, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ.
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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 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 $107.18.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $32.33 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. 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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