Short Term Price Target on Yum! Brands (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.

Yum! Brands, Inc. has dropped 3.47% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 0.59% in the last 4 weeks. Yum! Brands, Inc. is up 1.36% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 14.91%. Also, Bernstein assumes their rating on the shares of Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM). The current rating of the shares is Outperform. The rating by the firm was issued on May 26, 2016.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) has an average broker rating of 2.22, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 18 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 7 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 9 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $82.64 and $81.80 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $82.94. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $82.92, notching a gain of 0.34% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,739,364 . The stock had closed at $82.64 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity, Eaton Roger G., officer (CEO, KFC) of Yum Brands Inc, unloaded 26,282 shares at an average price of $85.55 on June 23, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $2,248,425, according to the disclosed information with 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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