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Yum! Brands (YUM) in Focus: Stock Falls 6.9%

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Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) saw a big move last session, as the company’s shares fell by about 7% on the day. The move came on pretty good volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent downtrend for YUM, as the stock is now down almost 8% since Jul 9, 2014.
Although this slump was obviously disappointing, the restaurant company has seen 3 positive revisions and its current year earnings consensus has moved higher over the past few weeks. This suggests that the recent slump might be a temporary blip on the radar for YUM. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday’s price decline is confirmed by more weakness, or if it can rebound in the weeks ahead.
YUM currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Some better-ranked stocks in the retail sector include Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) and Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ). While Red Robin Gourmet carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Chipotle and Domino's hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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