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Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Yum China Holdings Inc is a restaurant company. It holds the right to operate various restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut Casual Dining, Pizza Hut Home Service, East Dawning, Little Sheep and Taco Bell. Yum China Holdings Inc has a market cap of $15.75 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.54 with a P/E ratio of 23.35 and P/S ratio of 1.96. The dividend yield of Yum China Holdings Inc stocks is 1.02%. Yum China Holdings Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 9.30% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Yum China Holdings Inc reported a revenue of $1.9 billion, compared with the revenue of $1.2 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $8.4 billion, an increase of 17.8% from last year. For the last five years Yum China Holdings Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 3.1% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.79 for the year, an increase of 77.2% from previous year. The Yum China Holdings Inc had a decent operating margin of 11.67%, compared with the operating margin of 10.69% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Yum China Holdings Inc is 8.75%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Yum China Holdings Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $1.3 billion, compared with $1.1 billion in the previous year. The long term debt was $25.0 million, compared with $28.0 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 1.3, which is not a favorable level. Yum China Holdings Inc has a financial strength rank of 8 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $41.54, Yum China Holdings Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $46.15. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.96, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.17. The stock lost 3.34% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Chief Public Affairs Officer Alice H Wang sold 4,238 shares of YUMC stock on 02/20/2019 at the average price of $41.98. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.05% since.
  • Chief Development Officer Angela Ai sold 15,253 shares of YUMC stock on 02/13/2019 at the average price of $41.28. The price of the stock has increased by 0.63% since.
  • GM Little Sheep & East Dawning Ted Lee sold 2,246 shares of YUMC stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $40.98. The price of the stock has increased by 1.37% since.
  • Controller and PAO Xueling Lu sold 663 shares of YUMC stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $41.25. The price of the stock has increased by 0.7% since.
  • Chief Legal Officer, Corp. Sec Shella Ng sold 23,507 shares of YUMC stock on 02/07/2019 at the average price of $41.7. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.38% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of YUMC, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.