Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) receives an average target price of $137.79 from analysts


Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM – Get Rating) has been assigned a consensus “moderate buy” recommendation by the eighteen research firms that currently cover the stock, reports Marketbeat.com. Six research analysts rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight gave the company a buy recommendation. The 12-month average target price among analysts who have reported on the stock in the past year is $137.79.

YUM has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley has reduced its price target on Yum! The marks $150.00 to $146.00 and set an “overweight” rating to the stock in a Thursday, April 14 report. Citigroup has reduced its price target on Yum! Marks $156.00 to $148.00 in a Thursday, May 5 report. BMO Capital Markets has lowered its price target on Yum! Marks from $140.00 to $130.00 in a Thursday, May 5 report. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft has reduced its target price on Yum! Marks $142.00 to $136.00 in a Thursday, May 5 report. Finally, Barclays reduced its price target on Yum! The marks $124.00 to $120.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a Thursday, June 9 report.

Yum! Brands trade up 1.1%

YUM shares opened at $118.15 on Wednesday. Yum! Brands has a 1-year low of $108.37 and a 1-year high of $139.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $33.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.44, a price-to-earnings growth ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 1.02. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $114.73 and its two-hundred-day moving average price is $119.98.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM – Get Rating) last released its results on Wednesday, May 4. The restaurateur reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.05 for the quarter, missing analyst consensus estimates 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 for the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $1.59 billion. In the same quarter last year, the company posted EPS of $1.07. Yum! Brands quarterly revenue increased 4.1% year over year. As a group, stock analysts predict that Yum! The brands will post 4.63 EPS for the current year.

Yum! Announcement of the brands dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 10. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 30 received a dividend of $0.57 per share. This represents an annualized dividend of $2.28 and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 26. Yum! Brands’ dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 41.38%.

Institutional entries and exits

Institutional investors have recently changed their positions in the stock. Lansing Street Advisors acquired a new stock position in Yum! Marks during the 1st quarter worth approximately $25,000. Vigilant Capital Management LLC acquired a new equity position in Yum! Marks during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $25,000. CVA Family Office LLC acquired a new equity position in Yum! Marks during the 4th quarter worth approximately $27,000. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new equity position in Yum! Marks during the 4th quarter worth approximately $31,000. Finally, Cornerstone Advisory LLC acquired a new equity position in Yum! Marks during the 4th quarter worth approximately $31,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds hold 79.23% of the company’s shares.

Yum! Company Profile

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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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