Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS

Robyn Ryan
May 4, 2017

Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 53,004 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $3,387,000 after buying an additional 980 shares in the last quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc.'s holdings in Yum! Brands were worth $1,275,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.06. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price objective on shares of Yum!

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) now has a consensus Price Target of $69.94.

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 13.07% while EPS growth in past 5 year was -51.90% along with sales growth of 3.90% in the last five years. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Yum China Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at $201,000.

Pizza Hut comps decreased 3% comparing unfavorably with comps decline of 1% in the year-ago quarter as well as last quarter's decline of 2%. Finally, FTB Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Yum! Brands during the third quarter worth $128,000. The company has institutional ownership of 97.30%. Brands, Inc. (YUM) now trades with a market capitalization of $23.46 Billion.

While trading at volume below than average, Yum! (PIR) have 84.88 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. The stock price is moving upward 2.96% to its 50-day moving average.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) has a market capitalization of 23.37 Billion.

GGP Inc. (NYSE:GGP) shows upbeat performance surged4.63% and closed at $22.61 in the last trading session with the overall traded volume of 15.17 Million shares versus to the average volume of 5482.33 shares.

Adjusted earnings of 65 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 60 cents by 8.3%.

Total revenue fell 1.8 percent to $1.42 billion as it sold more restaurants to franchisees but managed to beat Street expectations of $1.35 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. Yum China Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $23.79 and a 12-month high of $34.65. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 14th will be issued a dividend of $0.30 per share.

On Tuesday, April 25th, Mark Chu sold 11,142 shares of Yum China Holdings stock. The Company dividend yield observed at 1.81%. Brands's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 29.93%. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA and global copyright & trademark legislation.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was published by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). State Common Retirement Fund holds 1.13M shares. MacQuarie Infrastructure had 11 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays PLC lifted their price target on shares of Yum! Brands in a research report on Friday, April 21st. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. increased its stake in shares of Yum! Brands in a report on Friday, April 21st. Brands has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $77.78. Brands in a research note on Friday, January 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on shares of Yum! On average, equities research analysts expect that Yum! A simple moving average (SMA) is an arithmetic moving average calculated by adding the closing price of the security for a number of time periods and then dividing this total by the number of time periods. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform" on Wednesday, October 19. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 36,910 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,516,154.70. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CFO David W. Gibbs sold 7,986 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 15th. (:YUMC) shares have moved into overbought range as the 14-day RSI reading reached 83.03 after the recent close. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 4,261 were accumulated by West Coast Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company.

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