Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM) Sentiment Increased in 2019 Q2

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Sentiment for Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM)

Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM) institutional sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2019Q1. The ratio improved, as 287 institutional investors increased or started new holdings, while 306 cut down and sold their stock positions in Yum Brands Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 220.21 million shares, up from 218.50 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Yum Brands Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 5 to 4 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 42 Reduced: 264 Increased: 205 New Position: 82.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants. The company has market cap of $33.89 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. It has a 26.5 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurants prepare, package, and sell a menu of food items.

The stock decreased 1.69% or $1.91 during the last trading session, reaching $111.36. About 2.08M shares traded or 47.66% up from the average. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 42.90% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.90% the S&P500.

Analysts await YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) to report earnings on October, 30. They expect $0.95 EPS, down 8.65 % or $0.09 from last year’s $1.04 per share. YUM’s profit will be $289.07 million for 29.31 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual EPS reported by YUM! Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.15 % EPS growth.

Clenar Muke Llc holds 7.89% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. for 232,311 shares. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp owns 4.53 million shares or 5.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Clenar Muke Llc has 5% invested in the company for 15.71 million shares. The California-based American Money Management Llc has invested 2.2% in the stock. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,972 shares.

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 13% of Yum! Brands’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Yum! Brands, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $84 while the high is $12500. The stock’s average target of $106.22 is -4.62% below today’s ($111.36) share price. YUM was included in 17 notes of analysts from March 19, 2019. On Friday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 4 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 19 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, August 2 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 19 by Argus Research. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, March 20 by Mizuho.

More notable recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “America Is Eating Out Like Never Before, but Not Everyone’s a Winner – The Motley Fool” on September 08, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Feathers Are Flying in the Chicken Sandwich Wars – The Motley Fool” published on September 03, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “StockBeat – Beyond Meat Hits Menu at KFC, Shares Surge – Yahoo Finance” on August 26, 2019. More interesting news about YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “How to Invest in Fast-Food Stocks – The Motley Fool” published on September 08, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “5 Important Lessons The Leaders Of Disney, Comcast And Yum! Brands Learned In School – Benzinga” with publication date: August 27, 2019.

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