Yum! Brands (YUM) Shares are Up 1.23%

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Traders are bullish on Yum! Brands (YUM) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.62% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.69%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 1.23% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -1.42% in the past 4 weeks.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.71% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.93%.The 200 Day SMA reached 10.74% Yum! Brands, Inc. is up 5.94% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.66%.


Yum! Brands (YUM) : Currently there are 15 street experts covering Yum! Brands (YUM) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $100 and $83 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $92.33. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $5.31.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): The stock opened at $87.35 and touched an intraday high of $88.07 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $87.08, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $88.04 with a gain of 0.28% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 8,429,952. The stock had closed at $87.79 in the previous trading session.

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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