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NYSE:YUMYum! Brands Stock Price, Forecast & News

$90.24
+2.19 (+2.49 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$88.76
Now: $90.24
$90.64
50-Day Range
$70.50
MA: $83.72
$88.27
52-Week Range
$54.95
Now: $90.24
$119.72
Volume4.59 million shs
Average Volume2.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.16 billion
P/E Ratio25.21
Dividend Yield2.14%
Beta0.95
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: 3.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.37 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP98849810
Phone502-874-8300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.60 billion
Cash Flow$4.18 per share
Book Value($27.34) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.29 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees34,000
Market Cap$27.16 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 (WHO). Since then, YUM stock has increased by 11.4% and is now trading at $90.24. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Yum! Brands?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum! Brands in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 16 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Yum! Brands.

When is Yum! Brands' next earnings date?

Yum! Brands is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Yum! Brands.

How were Yum! Brands' earnings last quarter?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 29th. The restaurant operator reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.21 billion. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 12.97% and a net margin of 19.89%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.82 EPS. View Yum! Brands' earnings history.

How often does Yum! Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share on Friday, June 12th. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 28th. View Yum! Brands' dividend history.

How will Yum! Brands' stock buyback program work?

Yum! Brands declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, November 21st 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for YUM?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Yum! Brands' stock. Their forecasts range from $80.00 to $138.00. On average, they anticipate Yum! Brands' share price to reach $100.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Yum! Brands.

Has Yum! Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about YUM stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Yum! Brands earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutYum! Brands.

Are investors shorting Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,860,000 shares, a drop of 14.6% from the April 30th total of 4,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,960,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short. View Yum! Brands' Current Options Chain.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Mcdonald's (MCD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Starbucks (SBUX), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Visa (V) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Yum! Brands' key executives?

Yum! Brands' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Greg Creed, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. David W. Gibbs, Pres, COO & CFO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Tracy L. Skeans, Chief Transformation & People Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David Eric Russell, Sr. VP of Fin. & Corp. Controller (Age 49)
  • Mr. Roger G. Eaton C.A., Exec. Officer (Age 58)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Magellan Asset Management Ltd (5.92%), State Street Corp (4.67%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (2.33%), Sustainable Growth Advisers LP (1.81%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.45%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.30%). Company insiders that own Yum! Brands stock include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Robert D Walter, Roger G Eaton, Scott Catlett, Tanya L Domier and Tracy L Skeans. View institutional ownership trends for Yum! Brands.

Which major investors are selling Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magellan Asset Management Ltd, APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., APG Asset Management N.V., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Janus Henderson Group PLC, and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Yum! Brands company stock in the last year include Anthony Lowings, David Eric Russell, David W Gibbs, Greg Creed, Scott Catlett, and Tracy L Skeans. View insider buying and selling activity for Yum! Brands.

Which major investors are buying Yum! Brands stock?

YUM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Melvin Capital Management LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, First Trust Advisors LP, Deutsche Bank AG, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Swiss National Bank, and Two Sigma Advisers LP. View insider buying and selling activity for Yum! Brands.

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 $90.24.

How big of a company is Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands has a market capitalization of $27.16 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 Ke, 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 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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