Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Fridays money flow analysis of Yum! Brands (YUM) indicates the selling of stock on the strength of price. The investors sold the stock on every rise as seen in the downtick transactions of $75.11 million. In comparison, the inflow of money on upticks was a meager $38.78 million. The dollar value of composite uptick trades minus the downtick trades was negative $36.33 million. The uptick to downtick ratio of 0.52 in the money flow shows weakness. The downtick transaction value was high at $29.62 million, which denotes distribution on strength.. Hence, the net money flow in the stock was negative ($29.62 million). Yum! Brands (YUM) gained $0.5 at $91.26, a change of 0.55% over the previous days close.


The company Insiders own 7.38% of Yum! Brands shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 76.39% of Yum! Brands shares.

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Russell David Eric, officer (Vice President, Controller) of Yum Brands Inc, had unloaded 5,213 shares at an average price of $90 in a transaction dated on July 22, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $469,170.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): The stock opened at $91.36 and touched an intraday high of $91.99 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $91.04, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $91.26 with a gain of 0.55% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 3,502,078. The stock had closed at $90.76 in the previous trading session.

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Traders are bullish on Yum! Brands (YUM) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 2.98% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 1.42%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 1.93% in the last 1 week, and is up 2.84% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.

YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM) is engaged in restaurant business. YUM develops, operates, franchises and licenses a system of both traditional and non-traditional Quick Service Restaurants (QSR), which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items. YUM operates in five segments: YUM China, which includes all operations in mainland China; YUM India, which includes all operations in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka; The KFC Division, which includes all operations of the KFC concept outside of China Division and India Division; The Pizza Hut Division, which includes all operations of the Pizza Hut concept outside of China Division and India Division; and the Taco Bell Division , which includes all operations of the Taco Bell concept outside of India Division. Its three Concepts focus on the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. The Company operates approximately 41,000 restaurants in approximately 125 countries and territories.

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