EPS for YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Expected At $0.68

April 26, 2018 - By Migdalia James

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 48 investors sold YUM! Brands, Inc. shares while 251 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 235.88 million shares or 1.51% less from 239.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Strs Ohio holds 0.07% or 193,985 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.02% stake. Asset Management One stated it has 549,263 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Kansas-based Intrust Savings Bank Na has invested 0.19% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Maryland-based Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0.44% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 140,387 were reported by Cypress Capital Management Ltd Liability Com. Waddell Reed invested in 583,902 shares or 0.11% of the stock. 1,896 are owned by Brown Brothers Harriman. Sequoia Financial Ltd Llc reported 0.08% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Co holds 0.08% or 431,719 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Banking Corporation reported 662,593 shares. Matthews Capital Mgmt Limited Com reported 634,910 shares. Umb Natl Bank N A Mo holds 0.02% or 6,074 shares in its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.1% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) or 50,869 shares. Riverpoint Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 2,698 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $194,761 activity.

Analysts expect YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) to report $0.68 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 4.62 % from last quarter’s $0.65 EPS. YUM’s profit would be $223.31 million giving it 31.96 P/E if the $0.68 EPS is correct. After having $0.96 EPS previously, YUM! Brands, Inc.’s analysts see -29.17 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.96% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $86.93. About 2.26 million shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 32.07% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.52% the S&P500.

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Yum! Brands had 23 analyst reports since November 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, April 18. As per Monday, February 12, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, April 4. Morgan Stanley maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Friday, November 3 with “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy”. Instinet downgraded YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Tuesday, January 30 to “Neutral” rating.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants. The company has market cap of $28.55 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. It has a 23.06 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurants prepare, package, and sell a menu of food items.

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