Company Shares of Yum! Brands Rally 1.27%

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) has climbed 1.27% in the past week and advanced 4.96% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.49% and the outperformance has advanced to 4% for the last 4 weeks period.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $82.72 and $82.49 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $83.65. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $83.55, notching a gain of 0.76% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,320,895 . The stock had closed at $82.92 on the previous day.

The company shares have dropped -9.45% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 22, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $93.28 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $81.76 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $76.58.

On the companys insider trading activities, The officer (President KFC Global and COO), of Yum Brands Inc, Eaton Roger G. had unloaded 18,574 shares at $82.65 per share in a transaction on April 1, 2016. The total value of transaction was $1,535,141. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Equity Analysts at the Bernstein assumes the rating on Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM). The brokerage firm has issued a Outperform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on May 26, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 7.38% of Yum! Brands shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 77.59% of Yum! Brands shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -4.76%.

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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