Youngs Advisory Group buys $315,014 stake in Yum! Brands (YUM)

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Youngs Advisory Group scooped up 191 additional shares in Yum! Brands during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 19, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 3,585 shares of Yum! Brands which is valued at $315,014.Yum! Brands makes up approximately 0.26% of Youngs Advisory Group’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , St. Johns Investment Management Company reduced its stake in YUM by selling 218 shares or 2.12% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 10,089 shares of YUM which is valued at $886,520. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.78% of St. Johns Investment Management Company’s portfolio. Boys Arnold Co Inc added YUM to its portfolio by purchasing 14,494 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,269,674. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.21% of Boys Arnold Co Inc’s portfolio. Fisher Asset Management sold out all of its stake in YUM during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 2,859 shares of YUM which is valued $245,131.Gulf International Bank (uk) Ltd reduced its stake in YUM by selling 6,010 shares or 4.63% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 123,836 shares of YUM which is valued at $10,617,699. Yum! Brands makes up approx 0.17% of Gulf International Bank (uk) Ltd’s portfolio.

Yum! Brands opened for trading at $88 and hit $88.35 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $87.87, with a gain of 0.35% or 0.31 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 14,62,125 shares. Company has a market cap of $35,802 M.

On the company’s financial health, Yum! Brands reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Jul 13, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.74. The company had revenue of $3008.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3092.13 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.1 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Yum! Brands. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Apr 22, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 94 from a previous price target of $90 .Company shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 22, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 97 from a previous price target of $95 .

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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