Baird reiterated their hold rating on shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 0.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $80.31. Instinet reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $78.00 price target on shares of Yum! Brands in a research report on Monday, September 11th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $80.00 target price on shares of Yum! The stock of Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $80 target in Thursday, August 20 report. Brands in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yum! Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Fifteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Monday, September 11. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Brant Point Investment Mgmt Lc holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) or 8,125 shares. Brands, Inc. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $76.01 and a 200 day moving average price of $70.82. Doliver Capital Advisors Inc who had been investing in Invesco Advantage Municipal In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $522.48 million market cap company.
Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) opened at 75.25 on Friday. This is assuming the current $0.65 EPS is accurate. Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 24.95% and a net margin of 16.76%. Yum! The firm had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.42 billion. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 51.2%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 58.9%.
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Suntrust Banks Inc increased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 67.32% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
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In other news, insider Mark Chu sold 22,184 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.72, for a total transaction of $836,780.48. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. On Wednesday, May 10 Gibbs David W sold $559,281 worth of Yum! The stock was sold at an average price of $73.82, for a total value of $109,770.34. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 39,664 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,935,136. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Brands by 2,392.9% in the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 4,757,237 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $303,987,000 after buying an additional 2,148,751 shares during the last quarter.
The Missouri-based Parkside Finance Commercial Bank And has invested 0.01% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Cowen & Co. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 112,134 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $8,269,000 after acquiring an additional 21,284 shares during the last quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers lifted its position in Yum! Brands by 208.6% in the first quarter. This result exceeded the 6.23 consensus of the 23 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 62.24%. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC lifted its position in Yum! Brands in the second quarter valued at approximately $104,149,000. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC now owns 4,150 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $306,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of Yum! Brands in the second quarter valued at approximately $102,713,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 6,719 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $496,000 after purchasing an additional 31 shares during the period.