Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

04 May, 2017, 00:46 | Author: Valerie Burke
  • Bell restaurant in Metairie La. Yum Brands Inc. reports earnings Wednesday

Brands had a net margin of 14.76% and a negative return on equity of 75.96%.

Total revenue fell 1.8 percent to $1.42 billion as it sold more restaurants to franchisees but managed to beat Street expectations of $1.35 billion. The Falcon Edge Capital Lp holds 637,000 shares with $40.34M value, up from 387,900 last quarter. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis.

Money managers are always interested in a company that can find the right recipe of fundamental data because it reflects something important going on underneath the surface. Yum!

Leavell Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Yum! The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $32.43. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $64.32 and a 200 day moving average price of $64.07.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) has a market capitalization of 23.37 Billion. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share.

Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April 5th. Brands's payout ratio is presently 29.93%. Brands in a report on Friday, April 21st.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.55 per share according to consensus of 6 analysts. Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, April 21st. BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on Yum! Brands to $70.00 in a research note on Friday, February 10th. The same analysts have a future one-year price target of $33.99 on the shares. Finally, Evercore ISI upgraded Yum! Vetr downgraded Yum China Holdings from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $31.10 price objective for the company.in a research report on Thursday, January 26th.

Among 5 analysts covering Gran Tierra Energy (NYSEMKT:GTE), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.

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In other Yum! Brands news, CFO David W. Gibbs sold 7,986 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 15th. The 20-day may be of analytical benefit to a shorter-term trader since it follows the price more closely, and therefore produces less "lag" than the longer-term moving average. The stock touched its high share price of $68.66 on 02/13/17 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 05/23/16 as $55.17. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Friday, February 10. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $86 target in Friday, September 30 report. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 22,855 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $779,355.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in YUMC. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price objective on shares of Yum! Brands by 3.6% in the first quarter.

Yum! Brands, Inc. shares rose $1.09 (+1.64%) in premarket trading Wednesday. Parallel Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Yum! Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK purchased a new position in Yum China Holdings during the fourth quarter worth about $615,642,000. Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its stake in Yum! Brands during the third quarter worth $128,000. The institutional investor owned 19,950 shares of the restaurant operator's stock at the end of the first quarter. TLP Group LLC bought a new position in Yum! The company's monthly performance stands at -1.44%. Eaton Vance Management owns 0.08% invested in Yum!

YUM! Brands, Inc.is engaged in restaurant business.

Operating profit growth: KFC +13%, Pizza Hut -7%, Taco Bell +19%. The Firm operates through three divisions: The KFC Division, which includes the activities of the KFC concept around the world; The Pizza Hut Division, which includes the activities of the Pizza Hut concept around the world, and The Taco Bell Division, which includes the activities of the Taco Bell concept around the world.

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