89.83 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:22PM EST
|Bid||87.22 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||89.65 - 90.69|
|52 Week Range||75.88 - 94.13|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.60|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.33|
|Earnings Date||Feb 7, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.44 (1.57%)|
|1y Target Est||95.21|
Yum! Brands (YUM) today was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the second consecutive year for the Company’s focused commitment to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The 2019 Bloomberg GEI includes 230 companies from 10 sectors across 36 countries and regions. “I’m incredibly proud that we’ve once again been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index.
# Yum! Brands Inc ### NYSE:YUM View full report here! ## Summary * Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative * 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. The net inflows of $13.93 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold YUM are among the highest of the last year, but the rate of growth is slowing. ## 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, and is accelerating. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap | Negative The current level displays a negative indicator. YUM credit default swap spreads are near their highest levels for the past 1 year, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness. Please send all inquiries related to the report to email@example.com. Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
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How does the idea of a Taco Bell vegetarian menu sound to you? The taco chain, which is owned by Louisville, Kentucky-based Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), announced that it will test a vegetarian menu sometime later this year. The goal is to bring in more consumers who may have been avoiding going to the company's restaurants due to their limited non-meat options. The idea of a Taco Bell vegetarian menu makes sense considering the fact that most fast food places make most of their income on meat-based products, yet the number of vegetarians in the U.S. has been rising, reaching 5% in a Gallup poll conducted on July 2018. InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips The chain has been historically helpful in accommodating its vegetarian customers, offering to replace meat for beans for free in its tacos and burritos for years. Such a move even garnered Taco Bell a positive reputation in the vegetarian community, with the American Vegetarian Association certifying some of the restaurant's vegetarian alternatives in 2015. The company said that the new menu will include a combination of existing vegetarian offerings and alterations, as well as some entirely new options. The decision could go a long way towards bolstering the restaurant's relationship with younger generations as vegetarianism is especially popular among Americans who are younger than 50 years old. YUM stock is down about 0.9% on Friday on the news, sliding a fraction of a percentage after hours as well. ### More From InvestorPlace * Morgan Stanley: 7 Risky Stocks to Sell Now * 10 Stocks You Can Set and Forget (Even In This Market) * The 7 Best Stocks in the Entrepreneur Index Compare Brokers The post Taco Bell Vegetarian Menu to Be Tested in 2019 appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Starbucks stock slipped after it was downgraded by Goldman Sachs due to fears over its China business, following Apple's recent warning about China.
Apple and Starbucks Fell as Goldman Sachs Warned of China ## Apple and Starbucks Today, the stocks of the US tech giant Apple (AAPL) and coffee store chain Starbucks (SBUX) fell. At 11:15 AM, Apple was down 0.8% while Starbucks was trading with 1.3% losses for the day. While the broader-market weakness could be a factor driving these two stocks down today, let’s take a look at another important factor. ## Goldman Sachs warned of China Goldman Sachs (GS) analyst Karen Holthouse said in a note to investors, “The recent AAPL [Apple] announcement (while potentially also product-driven) cited trade concerns/macro, and MCD [McDonald’s] acknowledged softer trends in the region at a late November event,” reported CNBC. She added that Goldman Sachs’ “macro team also expects a continued slow down in GDP, at least partially driven by consumption.” Holthouse thinks Starbucks could be the next US firm to warn investors of China’s slowdown. She downgraded her rating of Starbucks to “neutral” from “buy” and also cut the price target to $68 from $75. On January 2, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, in a letter to investors, lowered the company’s guidance for the quarter ended December 29, citing weakness in China among other internal factors. A continued slowdown in China might affect the future growth of many other companies. Today at 11: 25, the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and NASDAQ Composite Index (QQQ) (VTI) both were trading with 0.4% losses. YUM! Brands (YUM) and McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) were down 1.7% and up 0.1%, respectively.
The major stock indexes were modestly lower early Friday. Netflix stock was upgraded ahead of next week's earnings announcement.
Yum! Brands Stock Fell after Goldman Sachs’s Downgrade ## Goldman Sachs’s downgrade On January 11, Goldman Sach downgraded Yum! Brands (YUM) from “neutral” to “sell” due to concerns its high valuation and sales momentum at Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants in the United States, as reported by CNBC. Goldman Sach also lowered its target price from $83 to $76. The new target price represents a fall of 17.2% from its closing price of $91.79 on January 10. ## Analysts’ recommendations Among the 24 analysts that follow Yum! Brands (YUM), 41.7% recommended a “buy,” 54.2% recommended a “hold,” and 4.2% recommended a “sell.” On average, analysts have set a target price of $94.84, which represents an upside potential of 3.3% from its closing price on January 10. Since investors’ meeting on December 5, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, and J.P. Morgan have all raised their target prices. On January 10, Morgan Stanley raised its target price from $90 to $97. Barclays raised its target price from $94 to $97 on December 19. J.P. Morgan raised its target price from $90 to $91 on December 17. ## Stock performance Goldman Sachs’s downgrade had a negative impact on Yum! Brands’ stock price. Yum! Brands was trading ~3.0% lower in the pre-market trading hours on January 11. The company’s stock price is trading flat year-to-date as of the closing price on January 10. During the same period, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) and Papa John’s (PZZA) have returned -0.7% and 6.7%, respectively. The broader comparative index, the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLY), which invests ~7.5% of its holdings in restaurant and travel companies, has returned 5.5% during the same period.
Yum (YUM) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.
Stocks opened lower Friday, but Netflix and cannabis stock Tilray gained, and the stock market sat atop a five-day advance.
With big U.S. banks kicking off fourth-quarter earnings next week, investors will comb through earnings reports and projections for signs of a slowdown in economic growth, concerns about which drove a selloff in stocks in the final quarter of 2018. Activision Blizzard Inc declined 9.1 percent after the video game publisher transferred full publishing rights for its "Destiny" game franchise to video game developer Bungie.
The firm also lowered its price target on Starbucks to $68 from $75. Goldman also downgrade Yum Brands to sell. Apple shares collapsed earlier this month after warning that iPhone sales would fall short because of weakness in the China economy.
Some 41 percent of the Food and Drug Administration's employees have been furloughed. Because of the nationwide shutdown, the FDA has been forced to stop a large portion of its safety inspections. Foreign food inspections have continued at their normal pace.
As the Wall Street Journal reported recently, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) is among those large American companies that have launched back-to-school programs for their employees. Companies such as Disney have discovered that investing in employees’ college education can help them hold on to valuable talent in a tight labor market. Disney launched its back-to-school program in August last year, and it expects the program to cost it $25 million annually.
YUM! Brands' (YUM) subsidiary brand Pizza Hut announces the expansion of its category-first beer delivery program to approximately 300 restaurants.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kentucky Fried Chicken® is bringing together the best thing to come in a bowl – KFC Famous Bowls® – and the best thing to come out of the 90s – bowl haircuts – to celebrate an abundance of food in a bowl with an abundance of style. This upcoming Thursday, January 10 from 1-5 p.m. EST in Brooklyn, KFC is hosting the ultimate pop-up event to offer consumers a chance to receive a trendy bowl cut in honor of $3 Famous Bowl promotional pricing, as well as the introduction of a new Spicy Famous Bowl. With the help of real, actual hairstyle designers, KFC created five stylish, modern-day takes on the bowl cut hair style, a look that's having a modern moment.
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Pizza Hut is expanding its beer delivery to nearly 300 restaurants, including locations in Florida, Ohio, Nebraska and California, in time for Super Bowl LIII. According to data provided by Pizza Hut, 86% of Super Bowl parties will feature pizza and beer. Pizza Hut launched its beer-delivery pilot in Arizona in December 2017. It plans to roll out beer delivery to 1,000 restaurants by summer 2019. Pizza Hut, a Yum Brands Inc. chain, is also the official "pizza sponsor" of the NFL, a role formerly played by Papa John's International Inc. . Yum shares have rallied 11.1% over the last 12 months, while the S&P 500 index has slumped 6.6%.
Demand for restaurant services depends on consumer spending. In an industry which is fiercely competitive, five restaurant stocks stand to gain in 2019.
PLANO, Texas, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The expansion continues – and isn't expected to stop – with Pizza Hut adding more restaurants to its category-first beer delivery program. The rollout is a brand priority, with Pizza Hut aiming to grow beer delivery capabilities to 1,000 restaurants across new markets by Summer 2019. The announcement is aptly timed ahead of Super Bowl LIII, one of the busiest days of the year for Pizza Hut.
Can Domino’s Maintain Its Upward Momentum in 2019?(Continued from Prior Part)Domino’s EPS growth In the first three quarters of 2018, Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) posted an adjusted EPS of $5.79—an increase of 50.