GPS Hospitality, a franchisee that has more than 400 Burger King and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants in 11 states, has added 75 Pizza Hut locations to its portfolio. Burger King and Popeyes are part of Restaurant Brands International Inc. ; Pizza Hut is part of Yum Brands Inc. . The acquired Pizza Huts are in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee. GPS has appointed Kent Dawdy, its vice president of operations, to head up this new division in the company. Yum Brands stock has rallied 9.3% in 2019. Restaurant Brands International is up 26% for the year to date. And the S&P 500 index has gained 11.3% for the period.