Yum! Brands (YUM) : Analyst Rating Update

Yum! Brands (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 (YUM) : 14 Wall Street analysts covering Yum! Brands (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 (NYSE:YUM): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $83.47 and $82.97 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $84.32. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $84.17, notching a gain of 1.36% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,107,934 . The stock had closed at $83.04 on the previous day.

Also, Bernstein assumes its rating on Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM). Analysts at the Bernstein have a current rating of Outperform on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on May 26, 2016. The company shares have dropped -4.68% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 13, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $92.33 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $82.49 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $77.44.

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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