(NYSE:YUM) Yum! Brands, Inc. Breaks 52 Week High Record Of $103.43


Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

April 18th, 2019

With markets going up Yum! Brands, Inc. closed the day up $1.82 Thursday which equals a 1.79% jump, closing at $103.32. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $103.43. It’s expected that Yum! Brands, Inc. will report earnings within the next couple of weeks.

YUM outperformed the rest of the Consumer Discretionary sector which went down -0.05% today.

Yum! Brands, Inc. is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 288 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, YUM represents about 0.12% of the S&P 500.

Forecasts from 16 analysts points to the possibility that Yum! Brands, Inc. could fall somewhat (-2.28%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $70.48.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Thursday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Industrials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.11%), while Energy saw the biggest drop (-0.53%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 25.10%. The biggest loss this year has been the Healthcare sector dropping -0.89%.

Real Estate saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -3.55%, as it went up 0.75%. Energy and Financials saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Energy with a drop of -0.53%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Industrials went up with a 1.11% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 0.75% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.28% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 0.14% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 0.14% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.11% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 0.02% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.04% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went down with a -0.05% change.
  • Financials went down with a -0.24% change.
  • Energy went down with a -0.53% change.

Yum! Brands, Inc. Info

YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates in three segments: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. As of December 31, 2018, it had 22,621 KFC units; 18,431 Pizza Hut units; and 7,072 Taco Bell units in approximately 140 countries and territories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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