NYSE:YUMC

Yum China (YUMC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$38.76
+0.40 (+1.04%)
(As of 03:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
$38.21
$38.77
50-Day Range
$36.85
$43.74
52-Week Range
$33.55
$64.50
Volume
2.44 million shs
Average Volume
3.45 million shs
Market Capitalization
$15.20 billion
P/E Ratio
19.78
Dividend Yield
1.65%
Price Target
$54.65

Yum China MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
41.2% Upside
$54.65 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.16% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.85
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.06mentions of Yum China in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.91%
From $2.20 to $2.55 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.91 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

11th out of 199 stocks

Eating Places Industry

2nd out of 41 stocks

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About Yum China Stock (NYSE:YUMC)

Yum China Holdings, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through KFC, Pizza Hut, and All Other segments. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Lavazza, Little Sheep, and Huang Ji Huang concepts. The company also operates V-Gold Mall, a mobile e-commerce platform to sell products; and offers online food deliver services. Yum China Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

YUMC Stock Price History

YUMC Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/06/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/26 Dividend
3/04/2024
Dividend Payable
3/26/2024
Today
4/24/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/29/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
432,000
Year Founded
1980

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$54.65
High Stock Price Target
$71.30
Low Stock Price Target
$38.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+41.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$827 million
Pretax Margin
11.17%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.98 billion
Cash Flow
$3.25 per share
Book Value
$17.18 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
390,852,000
Market Cap
$15.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.45

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Should I Buy Yum China Stock? YUMC Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Yum China Holdings, Inc.:

  • Yum China Holdings, Inc. has a diverse portfolio of well-known restaurant brands like KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, providing stability and potential for growth in the food industry.
  • Recent Wall Street analyst forecasts suggest growth potential for Yum China, with buy ratings and target prices indicating positive sentiment towards the company's stock.
  • Yum China's stock price has shown resilience, with trading volumes indicating investor interest and confidence in the company's future performance.
  • The company's strategic focus on expanding its online food delivery services and e-commerce platforms aligns with current consumer trends towards digital ordering and convenience.
  • Yum China's strong presence in the People's Republic of China, a growing market with a large consumer base, offers significant opportunities for continued expansion and revenue growth.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Yum China Holdings, Inc. for these reasons:

  • Yum China's stock experienced a decline in trading, indicating potential market concerns or external factors impacting investor sentiment towards the company.
  • Recent adjustments in hedge fund holdings, including reductions in stakes by Value Partners Investments Inc., may raise questions about the company's short-term performance or market outlook.
  • Analyst downgrades and price target cuts by financial institutions like HSBC and JPMorgan Chase & Co. could signal potential challenges or uncertainties in Yum China's future earnings and growth prospects.
  • The company's 52-week stock price range, with a significant difference between the high and low points, may indicate volatility or market sensitivity to external factors affecting Yum China's stock performance.
  • While Yum China holds a strong position in the Chinese market, regulatory changes, economic conditions, or competitive pressures could impact the company's operations and financial results.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Yum China pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

YUMC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Yum China stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Yum China in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" YUMC shares.
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What is Yum China's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Yum China's shares. Their YUMC share price targets range from $38.00 to $71.30. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $54.65 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have YUMC shares performed in 2024?

Yum China's stock was trading at $42.43 at the start of the year. Since then, YUMC stock has decreased by 8.8% and is now trading at $38.71.
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When is Yum China's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 29th 2024.
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How can I listen to Yum China's earnings call?

Yum China will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, April 29th at 8:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 855-883-1031 with passcode "10037794".

How were Yum China's earnings last quarter?

Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 6th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.12. The business had revenue of $2.49 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.32 billion. Yum China had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.63% and a net margin of 7.53%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 19.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.13 earnings per share.

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

Yum China declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 4th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13.
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Is Yum China a good dividend stock?

Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 32.65%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, YUMC will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.10% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Yum China own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Yum China investors own include Yum! Brands (YUM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Visa (V) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are Yum China's major shareholders?

Yum China's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.97%), Raymond James & Associates (0.30%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.24%), Matthews International Capital Management LLC (0.23%), E Fund Management Hong Kong Co. Ltd. (0.08%) and AMF Tjanstepension AB (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Aiken Yuen, Alice H Wang, Fred Hu, Joey Wat, Johnson Huang, Leila Zhang, Peter A Bassi, Thomas Peterffy, Warton Wang and William Wang Yang.
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How do I buy shares of Yum China?

Shares of YUMC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Yum China have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Yum China: AIR BP-PBF DEL PERU SAC, BELFAST STORAGE LTD, CANADIAN ULTRAMAR COMPANY, COLONNADE INSURANCE COMPANY, DIAMOND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY LLC, DIAMOND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY OF CANADA INC., DIAMOND GREEN DIESEL HOLDINGS LLC, DIAMOND GREEN DIESEL LLC, DIAMOND K PURCHASING COMPANY LLC, DIAMOND K RANCH LLC, DIAMOND OMEGA COMPANY L.L.C., DIAMOND RENEWABLE OPERATIONS LLC, DIAMOND SHAMROCK REFINING COMPANY L.P., DIAMOND UNIT INVESTMENTS L.L.C., DSRM NATIONAL BANK, ENTERPRISE CLAIMS MANAGEMENT INC., GCP LOGISTICS COMPANY LLC, GOLDEN EAGLE ASSURANCE LIMITED, HAMMOND MAINLINE PIPELINE LLC, HUNTWAY REFINING COMPANY, MAINLINE PIPELINES LIMITED, MAPLE ETHANOL LTD., MICHIGAN REDEVELOPMENT GP LLC, MICHIGAN REDEVELOPMENT L.P., MRP PROPERTIES COMPANY LLC, NECHES RIVER HOLDING CORP., OCEANIC TANKERS AGENCY LIMITED, PARKWAY PIPELINE LLC, PENTA TANKS TERMINALS S.A., PI DOCK FACILITIES LLC, PICKARD PLACE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, PORT ARTHUR COKER COMPANY L.P., PREMCOR USA INC., PROPERTY RESTORATION L.P., PURE BIOFUELS HOLDINGS L.P., Parkway Pipeline, Premcor, Pure Biofuels Del Peru, SABINE RIVER HOLDING CORP., SABINE RIVER LLC, SAINT BERNARD PROPERTIES COMPANY LLC, SUNBELT REFINING COMPANY L.P., THE PREMCOR PIPELINE CO., THE PREMCOR REFINING GROUP INC., THE SHAMROCK PIPE LINE CORPORATION, TRANSPORT MARITIME ST. LAURENT INC., ULTRAMAR ACCEPTANCE INC., ULTRAMAR ENERGY INC., ULTRAMAR INC., Ultramar Diamond Shamrock, V-TEX LOGISTICS LLC, VALERO (BARBADOS) HOLDINGS LLC, VALERO (BARBADOS) SRL, VALERO (PERU) HOLDINGS GP LLC, VALERO (PERU) HOLDINGS LIMITED, VALERO ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DE MÉXICO S.A. DE C.V., VALERO ARUBA ACQUISITION COMPANY I LTD., VALERO ARUBA FINANCE INTERNATIONAL LTD., VALERO ARUBA HOLDING COMPANY N.V., VALERO ARUBA HOLDINGS INTERNATIONAL LTD., VALERO ARUBA MAINTENANCE/OPERATIONS COMPANY N.V., VALERO BROWNSVILLE TERMINAL LLC, VALERO CANADA FINANCE INC., VALERO CANADA L.P., VALERO CAPITAL CORPORATION, VALERO CCS SOLUTIONS LLC, VALERO COKER CORPORATION ARUBA N.V., VALERO CUSTOMS & TRADE SERVICES INC., VALERO ENERGY (IRELAND) LIMITED, VALERO ENERGY ARUBA II COMPANY, VALERO ENERGY FOUNDATION, VALERO ENERGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA, VALERO ENERGY INC., VALERO ENERGY LTD, VALERO ENERGY PARTNERS GP LLC, VALERO ENERGY PARTNERS LP, VALERO ENERGY UK LTD, VALERO ENTERPRISES INC., VALERO EQUITY SERVICES LTD, VALERO FINANCE L.P. I, VALERO FINANCE L.P. II, VALERO FINANCE L.P. III, VALERO FOREST CONTRIBUTION LLC, VALERO GRAIN MARKETING LLC, VALERO HOLDCO UK LTD, VALERO HOLDINGS INC., VALERO INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC., VALERO LATIN AMERICA SERVICES LLC, VALERO LIVE OAK LLC, VALERO LOGISTICS IRELAND LIMITED, VALERO LOGISTICS UK LTD, VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY (PANAMA) LLC, VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY, VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY DE MÉXICO S.A. DE C.V., VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY INTERNATIONAL LTD., VALERO MARKETING IRELAND LIMITED, VALERO MKS LOGISTICS L.L.C., VALERO NEDERLAND COÖPERATIEF U.A., VALERO NEW AMSTERDAM B.V., VALERO OPERATIONAL SERVICES DE MÉXICO S.A. DE C.V., VALERO OPERATIONS SUPPORT LTD, VALERO PARTNERS CCTS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS CORPUS EAST LLC, VALERO PARTNERS CORPUS WEST LLC, VALERO PARTNERS EP LLC, VALERO PARTNERS HOUSTON LLC, VALERO PARTNERS LOUISIANA LLC, VALERO PARTNERS LUCAS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS MCKEE LLC, VALERO PARTNERS MEMPHIS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS MERAUX LLC, VALERO PARTNERS NORTH TEXAS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS OPERATING CO. LLC, VALERO PARTNERS PAPS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS PORT ARTHUR LLC, VALERO PARTNERS SOUTH TEXAS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS TEXAS CITY LLC, VALERO PARTNERS THREE RIVERS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS WEST MEMPHIS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS WEST TEXAS LLC, VALERO PARTNERS WYNNEWOOD LLC, VALERO PAYMENT SERVICES COMPANY, VALERO PEMBROKESHIRE LLC, VALERO PEMBROKESHIRE OIL TERMINAL LTD, VALERO PERU S.A.C., VALERO PLAINS COMPANY LLC, VALERO POWER MARKETING LLC, VALERO RAIL OPERATIONS DE MÉXICO S.A. DE C.V., VALERO REFINING AND MARKETING COMPANY, VALERO REFINING COMPANY-ARUBA N.V., VALERO REFINING COMPANY-CALIFORNIA, VALERO REFINING COMPANY-OKLAHOMA, VALERO REFINING COMPANY-TENNESSEE L.L.C., VALERO REFINING-MERAUX LLC, VALERO REFINING-NEW ORLEANS L.L.C., VALERO REFINING-TEXAS L.P., VALERO RENEWABLE FUELS COMPANY LLC, VALERO SECURITY SYSTEMS INC., VALERO SERVICES INC., VALERO SKELLYTOWN PIPELINE LLC, VALERO TEJAS COMPANY LLC, VALERO TERMINAL HOLDCO LTD, VALERO TERMINALING AND DISTRIBUTION COMPANY, VALERO TERMINALING AND DISTRIBUTION DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V., VALERO TEXAS POWER MARKETING INC., VALERO ULTRAMAR HOLDINGS INC., VALERO UNIT INVESTMENTS L.L.C., VALERO WEST WALES LLC, VRG PROPERTIES COMPANY, VTD PROPERTIES COMPANY, WARSHALL COMPANY LLC, and ZELIG COMMERCIAL INC..
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This page (NYSE:YUMC) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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