Yum! Brands (YUM) Shares are Up 0.25%

Yum! Brands (YUM) : Traders are bullish on Yum! Brands (YUM) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.33% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.91%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.25% in the last 1 week, and is up 0.12% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0.11% and the fifty day Moving Average is 2.93%. Yum! Brands, Inc. is up 8.98% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 24.74%.

Yum! Brands (YUM) : The consensus price target for Yum! Brands (YUM) is $92.33 for the short term with a standard deviation of $5.31. The most optimist securities analyst among the 15 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $100, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $83.


Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $89.97 with an intraday high of $90.84. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $89.36. However, the stock managed to close at $89.53, a loss of 0.46% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $89.94. The total traded volume of the day was 2,428,316 shares.

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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