YUM - YUM! Brands, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
84.20
+1.33 (+1.60%)
At close: 4:04PM EDT
Stock chart is not supported by your current browser
Previous Close82.87
Open83.12
Bid0.00 x 900
Ask0.00 x 900
Day's Range83.06 - 84.41
52 Week Range72.61 - 88.07
Volume1,722,722
Avg. Volume2,033,125
Market Cap26.721B
Beta0.47
PE Ratio (TTM)17.90
EPS (TTM)4.70
Earnings DateOct 31, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.44 (1.76%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-15
1y Target Est88.50
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock Surges on Upgrade
    InvestorPlace2 days ago

    Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock Surges on Upgrade

    The upgrade to CMG stock takes it from a rating of “In Line” to its new rating of “Overweight.” At the same time, the research firm also updated its 12-month price target for the stock. For comparison, Chipotle Mexican Grill stock was sitting at $493.32 when the markets closed on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley says that there are a few reasons that it is taking such a bullish approach to Chipotle Mexican Grill stock.

  • YUM! Brands (YUM) Relies on Refranchising Amid High Expenses
    Zacks2 days ago

    YUM! Brands (YUM) Relies on Refranchising Amid High Expenses

    Amid a cost-laden operating environment, Yum! Brands (YUM) banks on refranchising and other efficiency initiatives to drive earnings.

  • What a Buyer of Yum Brands' China Spinoff Is Coming Up Against
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    What a Buyer of Yum Brands' China Spinoff Is Coming Up Against

    China’s fast-food industry is in focus with the country’s sovereign wealth fund, China Investment Corp., and other investors said to be backing a takeover of Yum China Holdings Inc. The interest comes as the operator of the KFC and Pizza Hut brands in the country and other U.S. brands are reporting slowdowns. Here are some caveats for whoever bids for Yum China, valued at $13.6 billion. Chinese consumer spending is softening.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Investment firms explore buyout of fast-food giant Yum China - sources

    Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC.N), the operator of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in the world's second-largest economy, in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters. Yum China, which had a market value of $13.6 billion as of its closing price on Tuesday, was spun off from owner Yum Brands! Inc (YUM.N) in 2016 and later listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It is the biggest fast-food chain operator in China with over 8,100 restaurants in more than 1,200 cities.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Investment firms explore buyout of Yum China: sources

    Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. (YUMC.N) in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters. Yum China, which had a market cap of $13 billion as of its closing price on Monday, was spun off from the KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands! Inc (YUM.N) in 2016 and later listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The firm itself has been discussing internally about switching to the Hong Kong bourse for a listing, because of the city's proximity to the Chinese market, potentially higher valuation and its convenient timezone for executives, a separate source with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.

  • China Sovereign Fund Backs Deal for $13 Billion Yum China
    Bloomberg3 days ago

    China Sovereign Fund Backs Deal for $13 Billion Yum China

    China Investment Corp. is backing a potential takeover of Yum China Holdings Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said, in a deal that would be the biggest-ever Chinese acquisition of a consumer company. The sovereign fund and DCP Capital, the investment firm run by former KKR & Co. senior executives, are part of a consortium with Hillhouse Capital that’s considering a buyout of the operator of KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in China, according to the people. Yum China, spun off from Yum! Brands Inc. in 2016 and listed in New York, has a market value of $13.6 billion.

  • The Papa John's Disaster Could Be Domino's and Pizza Hut's Gain
    Zacks6 days ago

    The Papa John's Disaster Could Be Domino's and Pizza Hut's Gain

    Papa John's (PZZA) sales are suffering after the ex-CEO of the company, John Schnatter, was publicly denounced for using racist language. Now, Domino's and Pizza Hut could steal more pizza market share.

  • MarketWatch7 days ago

    Taco Bell parent Yum Brands authorizes share buybacks of up to $2 billion

    MARKET PULSE Yum Brands Inc. (yum) whose portfolio of fast-food chains includes Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, said Friday that it has authorized up to $2 billion in share buybacks through the end of 2019.

  • Business Wire7 days ago

    Yum! Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.36 Per Share and Announces Authorization of up to $2 Billion in Additional Share Repurchases

    Yum! Brands, Inc. Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.36 per share of common stock. The quarterly dividend will be distributed September 7, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2018.

  • Fast-Food Roundup: McDonald's salad illness linked to California… Papa John's big profit drop
    American City Business Journals8 days ago

    Fast-Food Roundup: McDonald's salad illness linked to California… Papa John's big profit drop

    Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about the leading brands in the industry as recently reported by The Business Journals and other media.

  • GlobeNewswire8 days ago

    Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Omnicom Group, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Cypress Semiconductor, Yum! Brands, and Zendesk — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

    NEW YORK, Aug. 09, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Omnicom ...

  • Papa John's is getting a $50 million makeover
    Yahoo Finance9 days ago

    Papa John's is getting a $50 million makeover

    The pizza chain needs to do something deeper than simply removing John Schnatter's face from its logo, and it's planning to spend up to $50 million on a major re-brand.

  • Why Did Papa John’s EPS Fall in Q2 2018?
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Why Did Papa John’s EPS Fall in Q2 2018?

    Papa John’s (PZZA) has posted EPS of $0.36. A fall in revenue, a lower EBIT margin, and a higher effective tax rate lowered Papa John’s second-quarter EPS. Increased investments in various technological initiatives and greater franchise royalty waivers also contributed to the contraction in the company’s EBIT margin.

  • Papa John’s Revenue Fails to Meet Analysts’ Expectations in Q2
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Papa John’s Revenue Fails to Meet Analysts’ Expectations in Q2

    Papa John’s (PZZA) has posted revenue of $408.0 million compared to analysts’ expectation of $425.5 million due to lower-than-expected SSSG (same-store sales growth) in North America. The company’s systemwide SSSG in North America fell 6.1%, which was lower than analysts’ expectation of a fall of 4.9%. Year-over-year, Papa John’s revenue has fallen 6.2% due to negative SSSG and its refranchising of company-owned restaurants partially offset by the opening of new franchised restaurants.

  • Papa John’s Stock Plunges after Its Q2 2018 Earnings Results
    Market Realist9 days ago

    Papa John’s Stock Plunges after Its Q2 2018 Earnings Results

    Papa John’s (PZZA) posted its second-quarter earnings results after the market closed on August 7. The company posted adjusted EPS of $0.49 on revenue of $408.0 million. YoY (year-over-year), the company’s EPS fell 24.6%, while its revenue fell 6.2%.

  • Analysts Lower Price Targets after Yum! Brands’ Q2 Earnings
    Market Realist10 days ago

    Analysts Lower Price Targets after Yum! Brands’ Q2 Earnings

    As of August 3, Yum! Brands (YUM) was trading at $80.74. On the same day, analysts had set its average price target of $88.56, which represents a return potential of 8.2%.

  • How Yum! Brands’ Valuation Multiple Compares with Peers
    Market Realist10 days ago

    How Yum! Brands’ Valuation Multiple Compares with Peers

    Of all the valuation multiples available, we have opted for the forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple for our analysis due to high visibility in Yum! Brands’ (YUM) future earnings. The forward PE multiple is calculated by dividing the company’s stock price from analysts’ earnings estimates for the next four quarters.

  • What Drove Yum! Brands’ EPS in Q2 2018?
    Market Realist10 days ago

    What Drove Yum! Brands’ EPS in Q2 2018?

    Yum! Brands (YUM) posted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.97. However, removing special items, the company’s adjusted EPS stood at $0.82, a 20.6% increase from $0.68 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. The EPS growth was driven by expansion in the EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margin, a lower effective tax rate, and share repurchases in the last four quarters partially offset by a decline in revenue.

  • How Yum! Brands’ Same-Store Sales Growth Looked in Q2
    Market Realist11 days ago

    How Yum! Brands’ Same-Store Sales Growth Looked in Q2

    Yum! Brands (YUM) posted overall SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 1.0% against analysts’ expectation of 2.0%. During the quarter, KFC posted SSSG of 2%, outperforming analysts’ expectation of 1.9%, while the SSSG of Pizza Hut and Taco Bell fell short of analysts’ expectations. Pizza Hut’s SSSG declined 1% during the quarter compared to analysts’ expectation of a 1% rise, while Taco Bell’s SSSG came in at 2% against analysts’ expectation of 2.7%.

  • Yum! Brands Beat Analysts’ Revenue Estimates in Q2 2018
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Yum! Brands Beat Analysts’ Revenue Estimates in Q2 2018

    The refranchising and closure of underperforming restaurants have resulted in the company now operating 760 fewer company-owned restaurants, which led to a decline in KFC’s revenue. Pizza Hut’s revenue increased 5.0% during the quarter due to the adoption of the new accounting standard, which contributed $75 million, and an increase in revenue from franchised restaurants due to the net addition of 630 units.

  • Key Takeaways from Yum! Brands’ Q2 2018 Earnings
    Market Realist11 days ago

    Key Takeaways from Yum! Brands’ Q2 2018 Earnings

    Yum! Brands (YUM) posted its second-quarter earnings before the market opened on August 2. The company posted adjusted EPS of $0.82 on revenues of $1.37 billion. Year-over-year, the company’s EPS has grown by 20.6%, while its revenue has fallen 5.5%.

  • American City Business Journals11 days ago

    KFC lines up 'Seinfeld' star as its new colonel

    Kentucky Fried Chicken has lined up a new celebrity to play Col. Sanders, and you might recognize him from the '90s sitcom favorite, "Seinfeld." The Louisville-based fried chicken chain named Jason Alexander for its latest colonel. Alexander is best known for his role as George Costanza in "Seinfeld." He has been enlisted to help sell the chain's $20 Fill Ups, a meal deal intended for families of four, according to a news release. The meal deal comes in four options: new boneless breast filets, Original recipe, Extra Crispy or Extra Crispy Tenders.

  • KFC And Jason Alexander Team Up To Answer The Age-Old Question, "What's For Dinner?"
    PR Newswire11 days ago

    KFC And Jason Alexander Team Up To Answer The Age-Old Question, "What's For Dinner?"

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Fried Chicken® announced today that it has selected actor, comedian and director Jason Alexander as the latest celebrity to play the role of the brand's iconic founder, Colonel Harland Sanders. Beginning August 6, ads featuring the sitcom veteran as the Colonel and dinnertime hero will air on television and computer screens nationwide to promote KFC's $20 Fill Ups™, which for the first time are available in four different varieties. KFC knows this can be a feat when the clock strikes 5 p.m. and wants to help families solve the dinnertime challenge without sacrificing taste.