Yum! Brands (YUM) Shares are Up 1.93%

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.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.55% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.06%.The 200 Day SMA reached 15.97%. Yum! Brands, Inc. is up 10.29% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 27.15%.

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Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): After opening at $91.36, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $91.04 on Friday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $91.99 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $91.26 for the day, a gain of 0.55% for the day session. The total traded volume was 3,502,078. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $90.76.

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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