Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Friday, September 8. Brands in a report on Tuesday, May 30th. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Regions Financial Corporation, a Alabama-based fund reported 22,573 shares. Finally, Mizuho assumed coverage on shares of Yum! The business is expected to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a buy rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Yum!
Among 6 analysts covering BioTelemetry (NASDAQ:BEAT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Evercore has "Hold" rating and $90 target. "Brands, Inc. (YUM) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.19 Billion" was published by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.49, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 1.41. Yum! The company has market cap of $26.73 billion. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 23.04% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -11.04%.
Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) last released its earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The restaurant operator reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $1.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.59 billion. After having $0.16 EPS previously, BioTelemetry, Inc.'s analysts see 31.25% EPS growth.
Several other research analysts have also issued reports on YUM. Brands, Inc. will post $2.81 earnings per share for the current year. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 14th will be issued a $0.36 dividend. Therefore 39% are positive. YUM! This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%.
Yum is on track to return $6.5 billion to $7 billion to its shareholders from 2017-2019 through stock buybacks and dividends, executives said Thursday. Brands's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 31.66%.
The highlight of the quarter is Yum's partnership with GrubHub, which will allow for online ordering for pickup and delivery at KFC and Taco Bell locations in the U.S. In addition, Yum will purchase $200 million of GrubHub's common stock, with Pizza Hut U.S. president Artie Starrs also joining the GrubHub board. Swiss National Bank sold 4,500 shares as the company's stock rose 2.44% with the market. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
In other Yum! Brands news, CEO Brian R. Niccol sold 2,294 shares of Yum! Also, CEO Brian R. Niccol sold 927 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total value of $616,864.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $82.37, for a total value of $90,936.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 7.38% of the company's stock. Institutional investors own 72.04% of the company's stock. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Yum! Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Yum! Brands by 18.2% in the third quarter. L P now owns 6,379,688 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $407,662,000 after buying an additional 17,799 shares during the period. Brands by 82.4% in the first quarter.
The stock increased 1.83% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $63.56. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Dowling & Yahnke Ltd Llc holds 37,106 shares. Argent Com reported 4,565 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. American International Group Inc. now owns 146,482 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $11,954,000 after acquiring an additional 1,017 shares in the last quarter. Rmb Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 3,147 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Brands during the 3rd quarter valued at $117,000. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,778,900 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $130,945,000 after purchasing an additional 366,900 shares during the period. If you are reading this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright law. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright law. Brands. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal advisor to Grubhub Inc. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated or franchised over 43,500 restaurants in more than 135 countries and territories operating under the KFC, Pizza Hut or Taco Bell (collectively the Concepts) brands.
It's the franchisees, not the company itself, who control the wages of workers in the vast majority of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut restaurants.
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