Vista Capital Partners Lowers stake in Yum! Brands (YUM)

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Vista Capital Partners reduced its stake in Yum! Brands by 0.4% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 3,456 shares of Yum! Brands which is valued at $302,746 after selling 14 shares in Yum! Brands , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 15, 2016.Yum! Brands makes up approximately 0.09% of Vista Capital Partners’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Nisa Investment Advisors boosted its stake in YUM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 3,970 additional shares and now holds a total of 135,320 shares of Yum! Brands which is valued at $11,854,032. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.15% of Nisa Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Nn Investment Partners Holdings N.v. reduced its stake in YUM by selling 36,395 shares or 28.01% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 93,522 shares of YUM which is valued at $8,018,576. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.07% of Nn Investment Partners Holdings N.v.’s portfolio.Capstone Asset Management Co boosted its stake in YUM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 678 additional shares and now holds a total of 51,198 shares of Yum! Brands which is valued at $4,389,717. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.13% of Capstone Asset Management Co’s portfolio.Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx boosted its stake in YUM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,955 additional shares and now holds a total of 105,466 shares of Yum! Brands which is valued at $9,044,764. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.19% of Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx’s portfolio.

Yum! Brands opened for trading at $87.7 and hit $87.96 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $87.6, with a gain of 0.13% or 0.11 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 35,34,089 shares. Company has a market cap of $35,692 M.

On the company’s financial health, Yum! Brands reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Jul 13, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.74. The company had revenue of $3008.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3092.13 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Yum! Brands. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 22, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $90 .Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 22, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 97 from a previous price target of $95 .

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 41000 restaurants in approximately 125 countries and territories.

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