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See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Yum! Brands Inc.

IHS Markit

Yum! Brands Inc

NYSE:YUM

Score: Positive (95)

173 days at current score.

Upgraded from Neutral on March 24th 2017

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Summary


  • This company ranked positively in 3 out of 4 IHS Markit Categories and also compared to the Consumer Services sector
  • Perception of the company's creditworthiness is positive
  • Bearish sentiment is low
  • Economic output in this company's sector is expanding


Bearish sentiment

Short interest | Positive

Short interest is extremely low for YUM with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting YUM.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Neutral

ETF activity is neutral. ETFs that hold YUM had net inflows of $7.39 billion over the last one-month. While these are not among the highest inflows of the last year, the rate of inflow is increasing.

Economic sentiment

PMI by IHS Markit | Positive

According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Services sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year.

Credit worthiness

Credit default swap | Positive

The current level displays a positive indicator. YUM credit default swap spreads are near the lowest level of the last three years and indicate the market's continued positive perception of the company's credit worthiness.

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