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Wells Fargo & Co Trims Yum! Brands (YUM) Target Price to $82.00

26 February 2018

Oberweis Asset Management Inc sold 39,150 shares as the company's stock rose 10.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 95,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.99M, down from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yum Brands Inc now has $26.49B valuation.

Shares of Yum! Brands (YUM) traded up $1.48 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $79.80. Zacks' earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Causeway Capital Management Llc increased Yy Inc (YY) stake by 1.22% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Fourteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The institutional investor held 38,237 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.50 million, down from 47,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Usa Financial Portformulas Corp who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $275.18 billion market cap company. In the last three months, insiders sold 5,270 shares of company stock valued at $438,570. AI's SI was 2.31 million shares in February as released by FINRA. (MAMS) has risen 12.68% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.79 earnings per share. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. Windsor Mngmt Ltd holds 0.36% or 9,651 shares. Benjamin F Edwards Inc has invested 0.5% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Private Asset holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:T) for 20,293 shares. Lingohr And Partner Asset Mngmt Gmbh has 20,076 shares. 1,700 were accumulated by Vigilant Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Monday, December 18. (NYSE:T) for 35,834 shares. (NYSE:WMT). Pinnacle Fincl Inc accumulated 9,367 shares. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp grew its position in shares of Yum! (NYSE:T) for 150,807 shares. Investec Asset Management Limited has 306,692 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Glg Ltd Liability reported 28,948 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset accumulated 0.03% or 25,849 shares. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, August 29 by Rodman & Renshaw. $158.93 million worth of Walmart Inc. 2,294 shares were sold by Niccol Brian R, worth $194,761. (NYSE:WMT) shares were sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $66.0 target. Therefore 31% are positive.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Yum! The rating was upgraded by Evercore to "Outperform" on Friday, March 10. Brands stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 29 by Mizuho.

Yum! Brands announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, November 17th that allows the company to buyback $1.50 billion in outstanding shares. Moffett Nathanson upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, May 30 report. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $82.26. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, September 28. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in Yum!

Country Trust Bank, which manages about $2.21B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pepsico Inc.

Equities research analysts forecast that Yum Brands will post $3.70 EPS for the current year. Brands (NYSE:YUM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. This is a positive change from Yum Brands's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. BTIG Research maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, July 14 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 3 by Nomura. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Cowen & Co. Finally, Robert W. Baird increased their target price on Yum! Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $97.00 target price (up from $96.00) on shares of Yum Brands in a research report on Sunday, October 2nd. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) or 4,307 shares. The brokerage now has a "market perform" rating on the restaurant operator's stock. They issued a "buy" rating and a $88.00 price objective for the company. Barclays Capital maintained AT&T Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Wednesday, September 27. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2.

Eaton Vance Management reduced its holdings in Yum! 67 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. The restaurant operator reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.16. During the same period past year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 4.42 million shares. Wesbanco Bankshares owns 0.03% invested in YUM! Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Yum Brands during the second quarter worth $130,000. Great Lakes Advsrs Ltd Liability Com invested 0.02% in YUM! This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.80%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Moreover, Northern Trust has 0.08% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Freshford Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 3.6% in YUM!

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding YUM? Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Monday, July 11. Franklin Street Nc stated it has 89,765 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.17% invested in YUM! Brands will report full year earnings of $3.28 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.15 to $3.50. Wade G W invested 1.73% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM).

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $194,761 activity. Brands in the third quarter valued at $117,000. Its down 4% from 2.41 million shares previously. Brands in a research report on Monday, October 30th. YUM's profit will be $225.76 million for 29.34 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Friday, September 29.

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