Recent analyst ratings updates for Yum! Brands (MIAM)


Several brokerages have updated their stock price recommendations and targets. Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) over the past few weeks:

  • 05/12/2022 – Yum! Brands has been upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a price target of $117.00 on the stock. According to Zacks, “Yum Brands shares have outperformed the industry over the past year. The company recently released first quarter 2022 results, in which earnings and revenue missed Zacks’ consensus estimate. The top line lagged the consensus brand after beating the same for the past 10 quarters The company achieved same-store sales growth of 3% Continued focus on offsite channels, strategic investments in digital technology and refranchising efforts bode well It has implemented various digital features across mobile and online platforms across all brand segments to enhance the customer experience It continues to innovate basic menus to attract customers. However, the suspension of operations in Russia may harm the business. This, as well as an increase in costs and expenses net losses and high debt levels remain concerns.
  • 05/05/2022 – Yum! Brands had its price target lowered by BMO Capital Markets analysts from $140.00 to $130.00.
  • 05/05/2022 – Yum! Brands had its price target lowered by analysts at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft from $142.00 to $136.00.
  • 05/05/2022 – Yum! Brands had its price target lowered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $137.00 to $130.00.
  • 05/05/2022 – Yum! Brands had its price target lowered by Citigroup Inc. analysts from $156.00 to $148.00.
  • 04/14/2022 – Yum! Brands had its price target lowered by Morgan Stanley analysts from $150.00 to $146.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 04/12/2022 – Yum! The brands are now covered by analysts at Citigroup Inc. They have set a “buy” rating and a price target of $156.00 on the stock.
  • 03/31/2022 – Yum! The brands are now covered by StockNews.com analysts. They have placed a “holding” rating on the stock.

YUM stock traded at $2.17 during Thursday’s trading, hitting $117.76. The company had a trading volume of 1,502,321 shares, compared to an average volume of 2,003,753. Yum! Brands, Inc. has a 52-week low of $108.54 and a 52-week high of $139.85. The company has a 50-day moving average of $117.64 and a 200-day moving average of $123.46. The company has a market capitalization of $33.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.37, a PEG ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 1.04.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM – Get Rating) last released quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4. The restaurateur reported EPS of $1.05 for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.07 per ($0.02). Yum! The brands had a negative return on equity of 16.34% and a net margin of 24.80%. The company posted revenue of $1.55 billion in the quarter, compared to $1.59 billion expected by analysts. In the same quarter last year, the company earned earnings per share of $1.07. The company’s quarterly revenue increased 4.1% year over year. Analysts predict that Yum! Brands, Inc. will post earnings per share of 4.63 for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 10. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 30 will receive a dividend of $0.57. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 26. This represents an annualized dividend of $2.28 and a yield of 1.94%. Yum! Brands’ dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 41.38%.

Hedge funds have recently increased or reduced their stakes in the company. CVA Family Office LLC has purchased a new position in Yum! 4th quarter marks worth approximately $27,000. Lansing Street Advisors has purchased a new position in Yum! 1st quarter marks worth approximately $25,000. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in Yum! 4th quarter marks worth approximately $31,000. Cornerstone Advisory LLC has purchased a new position at Yum! 4th quarter marks worth approximately $31,000. Finally, Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in Yum! 4th quarter marks worth approximately $34,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.23% of the company’s shares.

YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates through four segments: KFC Division, Taco Bell Division, Pizza Hut Division and Habit Burger Grill Division. The Company operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, grilled-to-order burgers, sandwiches, Mexican-style food categories and diners. other food products.

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