Yum China (NYSE:YUMC – Get Rating) is expected to release quarterly results after market close on Tuesday, May 3. Analysts expect Yum China to post earnings of $0.29 per share for the quarter. Those interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.
Yum China (NYSE:YUMC – Get Rating) last released its quarterly results on Tuesday, February 8. The company reported earnings per share of $0.03 for the quarter, missing the Zacks consensus estimate of $0.17 per ($0.14). The company posted revenue of $2.29 billion in the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $2.38 billion. Yum China achieved a return on equity of 7.45% and a net margin of 10.05%. The company’s revenue for the quarter increased by 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company had earned earnings per share of $0.35. On average, analysts expect Yum China to post EPS of $1 for the current fiscal year and EPS of $2 for the next fiscal year.
YUMC opened at $40.97 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $17.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.89, a PEG ratio of 3.80 and a beta of 0.71. Yum China has a 1-year low of $33.55 and a 1-year high of $69.67. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $45.09 and a two-hundred-day simple moving average of $49.30. The company has a debt ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 1.98 and a quick ratio of 1.80.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 29. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 8 received a dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 7. This represents a dividend of $0.48 on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.17%. Yum China’s payout ratio is currently 20.96%.
Large investors have recently changed their stock holdings. Deutsche Bank AG increased its position in Yum China by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 1,148,363 shares of the company valued at $57,233,000 after purchasing an additional 45,941 shares in the last quarter. Barclays PLC increased its position in Yum China by 31.0% during the fourth quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 680,363 shares in the company valued at $33,909,000 after buying a further 161,138 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in Yum China by 37.5% during the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 500,434 shares of the company valued at $24,942,000 after purchasing an additional 136,350 shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Yum China by 14.2% during the fourth quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 193,582 shares of the company valued at $9,649,000 after purchasing an additional 24,076 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in Yum China by 4.9% during the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 81,411 shares of the company valued at $4,132,000 after purchasing 3,828 additional shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors hold 79.89% of the company’s shares.
A number of stock analysts have weighed in on the stock recently. StockNews.com took over coverage of Yum China stocks in a Thursday, March 31 research report. They set a “holding” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Yum China shares from a ‘strong sell’ rating to a ‘hold’ rating and set a target price of $43.00 for the company in a Tuesday, April 12 research report . One analyst rated the security with a sell rating, four assigned a hold rating and one gave the security a buy rating. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $73.98.
Yum China Company Profile (Get an evaluation)
Yum China Holdings, Inc. owns, operates and franchises restaurants in China. The Company operates through two segments, KFC and Pizza Hut. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Little Sheep, Huang Ji Huang, Lavazza, COFFii & JOY, Taco Bell and East Dawning brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, hot pot, slow cooker, Italian coffee , specialty coffee. , Mexican style cuisine and Chinese cuisine categories.
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