Price Target Update on Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) : 14 Wall Street analysts covering Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $88.5. The maximum price target given is $100 and the minimum target for short term is around $80, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $6.58.

Other Equity analysts have also commented 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.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $84.59, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $85.92 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $84.55 and closed the trading day at $85.9, in the green by 2.40%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,718,331. The stock had closed at $83.89 in the previous days trading.

The company shares have dropped -8.20% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 26, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $93.06 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $82.14 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $76.83. 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.

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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