Yum Brands Inc (YUM) Files Form 4 Insider Selling : Roger G. Eaton Sells 26,282 Shares

Yum Brands Inc (YUM): Roger G. Eaton , CEO, KFC of Yum Brands Inc sold 26,282 shares on Jun 23, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Jun 23, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $85.55 per share for a total value of $2,248,425.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.

Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 4, 2016, Roger G. Eaton (President KFC Global and COO) sold 18,574 shares at $82.65 per share price.On Apr 4, 2016, Jonathan David Blum (SVP and Chief Public Affairs) sold 734 shares at $80.83 per share price.Also, On Mar 2, 2016, David W Gibbs (CEO, Pizza Hut) sold 1,332 shares at $75.95 per share price.On Dec 15, 2015, Jingshyh S Su (director) sold 40,818 shares at $71.18 per share price.

Yum! Brands: On Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Yum! Brands which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $84.48 and hit $84.55 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $84.29, with a gain of 0.29% or 0.24 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 21,47,355 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $93.28 and the company has a market cap of $34,343 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $64.58.

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On May 20, 2016, Yum! Brands announced a cash dividend of $0.4600. The company’s management has announced Jul 13, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jul 15, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Aug 5, 2016.

Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Yum! Brands is Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to Outperform and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $90 .The Rating was issued on Apr 22, 2016.Yum! Brands is Reiterated by UBS to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 97 from a previous price target of $95 .The Rating was issued on Apr 22, 2016.Yum! Brands is Downgraded by Credit Agricole to Underperform. Earlier the firm had a rating of Outperform on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Apr 13, 2016.Yum! Brands is Reiterated by Credit Suisse to Neutral and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 82 from a previous price target of $76 .The Rating was issued on Mar 28, 2016.

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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