Impact of Brokerage Rating on Yum! Brands, Inc.(YUM)

Many Yum! Brands, Inc.(YUM) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Yum! Brands was Downgraded by Longbow to Neutral on Feb 10, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 10, 2017 to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 75 from a previous price target of $65 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, Brian R Niccol (CEO, Taco Bell) sold 11,938 shares at 68.17 per share price.On Oct 14, 2016, David W Gibbs (President, CFO) sold 14,487 shares at 89.92 per share price.On Sep 6, 2016, Roger G. Eaton (CEO, KFC) sold 53,518 shares at 91.72 per share price.

Yum! Brands Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06. Analyst had a consensus of $0.73. The company had revenue of $2024.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2041.71 million. The companys revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.68 EPS.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.11 by 19 Brokerage Firm. 8 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 10 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM): According to 10 Analysts, The short term target price has been estimated at $ 68.4.The target price could deviate by a maximum of $3.84 from the forecast price. In the near term, the target price could hit a high of $75 and a low of $ 63.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rose 0.69% or 0.47 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $68.25 the stock was seen hitting $68.7 as a peak level and $68.12 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $68.58. The daily volume was measured at 1,946,029 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $68.98 and the 52-week low is $48.327449. The company has a market cap of $24,346 million.

Yum! Brands, Inc. is the worlds largest restaurant company in terms of system units with nearly 38,000 restaurants in over 120 countries and territories. Their brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. The Yum! system includes four operating segments: U.S., International (Yum! Restaurants International), China and India Divisions.

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