Large Inflow of Money Detected in Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Yum! Brands (YUM) had a healthy money flow of $2.07 million into the stock during the Tuesdays trading session. The value of bullish trades on upticks was $12.57 million, whereas, investors only sold shares worth $10.5 million on downticks. The stock closed the day with an up-down ratio of 1.2.The money flow in the block trades to the tune of $1.13 million shows that the bulls were dominant, the large players used the weakness in the stock to accumulate it for the long-term. $1.13 million worth of transactions were on upticks. Yum! Brands (YUM) stock slid $0.03 intraday and traded at 90.73, a change of -0.03% over previous days close. However, for the week, the company shares are 1.34% compared to previous weeks close.


Also, Barclays maintains their rating on the shares of Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM). The current rating of the shares is Equalweight. Equity Analysts at the Firm raises the price target to $88 per share from $83 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on July 15, 2016.

Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. rose by 0.53% in the last five trading days and 1.52% for the last 4 weeks. Yum! Brands, Inc. is up 10.72% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 26.48%.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $90.78 and $90.46 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $91.15. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $90.78, notching a gain of 0.02% for the day. The total traded volume was 2,197,829 . The stock had closed at $90.76 on the previous day.

In a related news,The officer (Vice President, Controller) of Yum Brands Inc, Russell David Eric sold 5,213 shares at $90 on July 22, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $469,170. The Insider information was disclosed 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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