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Yum! Brands, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E40.23 EPS (ttm)2.24 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand432.40M Perf Week-3.56%
Market Cap38.96B Forward P/E22.15 EPS next Y4.07 Insider Trans-32.95% Shs Float431.21M Perf Month4.48%
Income1.01B PEG3.55 EPS next Q0.62 Inst Own79.30% Short Float1.28% Perf Quarter11.68%
Sales13.18B P/S2.96 EPS this Y-2.10% Inst Trans-0.09% Short Ratio1.37 Perf Half Y19.41%
Book/sh3.90 P/B23.11 EPS next Y17.03% ROA11.70% Target Price91.95 Perf Year20.00%
Cash/sh1.56 P/C57.72 EPS next 5Y11.32% ROE50.60% 52W Range65.10 - 95.90 Perf YTD25.05%
Dividend1.64 P/FCF173.94 EPS past 5Y0.90% ROI23.50% 52W High-6.04% Beta0.81
Dividend %1.82% Quick Ratio0.70 Sales past 5Y4.20% Gross Margin26.90% 52W Low38.43% ATR1.85
Employees69810 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q-3.70% Oper. Margin18.20% RSI (14)52.92 Volatility1.76% 2.02%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.98 EPS Q/Q-8.00% Profit Margin7.70% Rel Volume0.92 Prev Close91.80
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.83 EarningsApr 21 AMC Payout68.10% Avg Volume4.03M Price90.11
Recom2.50 SMA20-1.26% SMA506.27% SMA20019.19% Volume3,703,533 Change-1.84%
May-15-15Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight $83 → $108
Apr-30-15Reiterated UBS Buy $85 → $100
Apr-22-15Reiterated Stifel Buy $100 → $110
Apr-20-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $80 → $90
Mar-03-15Downgrade Robert W. Baird Outperform → Neutral $80 → $84
Dec-10-14Reiterated Stifel Buy $105 → $100
Dec-10-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Top Pick $85 → $82
Oct-08-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $76 → $71
Sep-04-14Reiterated UBS Buy $90 → $85
Jul-31-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $85 → $75
Jul-18-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $90 → $85
Jul-08-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $89 → $100
Jul-07-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Top Pick $87 → $94
Apr-15-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $72 → $83
Apr-02-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $80 → $89
Mar-06-14Upgrade Robert W. Baird Neutral → Outperform $79 → $87
Jan-08-14Initiated UBS Buy
Jan-07-14Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Top Pick $85 → $87
Dec-05-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $80 → $85
Nov-22-13Upgrade Deutsche Bank Hold → Buy $72 → $90
May-29-15 06:11PM  Business Highlights AP
03:38PM  Five 'Best Ideas' From Billionaire Hedge Fund Managers at Forbes
12:07PM  Redbook Retail Sales Index for Restaurant Investors
May-28-15 12:48PM  Key Restaurant Indicators Investors Must Know
May-27-15 06:59PM  Pizza Hut And Taco Bell Join Hershey And Nestle In Going More Natural at Forbes
04:24PM  Late-night Taco Bell deliveries: Coming to a college near you? at Los Angeles Times
02:52PM  Taco Bell, KFC may try home delivery at Fortune
01:12PM  Taco Bell to Test Delivery to Some of Its Most Loyal Customers at TheStreet
12:25PM  How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them at 24/7 Wall St.
May-26-15 09:38PM  4 Fast-Food Giants That Are Trying to Clean Up Their Ingredient List at TheStreet
05:53PM  Hormel Foods to buy organic meat company Applegate
05:46PM  Taco Bell, Pizza Hut jump on healthy food bandwagon
05:14PM  Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted
04:25PM  Taco Bell to remove artificial flavors, colors at
04:12PM  Taco Bell's 'Doritos Locos Tacos' Recipe Isn't Changing at The Wall Street Journal
03:02PM  Will Yum! Brands (YUM) Stock be Helped by its Move to Remove Artificial Ingredients? at TheStreet
02:01PM  Will customers pay more to eat less fake food? at MarketWatch
01:47PM  Walmart takes stand on animal welfare
01:05PM  Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) and Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) Among Hedge Funds Top Restaurant Picks On Fire at Insider Monkey
11:00AM  Taco Bell says 'No Mas' to artificial ingredients
10:36AM  Pizza Hut, Taco Bell to remove artificial colors, flavors from foods
10:30AM  CNBC update: Houston flooding
09:44AM  Taco Bell To Drop Artificial Colors; Doritos Taco OK at Investor's Business Daily
09:30AM  Pizza Hut Announces New Brand Standards For Ingredients PR Newswire
08:43AM  Summertime and the Fed may make stocks queasy at MarketWatch
08:05AM  Bulls' long holiday; Time Warner Cable's new deal; Amazon takes on Etsy
07:49AM  Taco Bell to remove artificial flavors, coloring at MarketWatch
05:01AM  Taco Bell® Announces Next Steps in Its Food for All Journey Business Wire
May-22-15 02:11PM  Top 14 Secret Menu Items at Fast-Food Restaurants at TheStreet
09:30AM  Anthem, Keurig Green Mountain, Yum! Brands, BJ's Restaurants and Ruby Tuesday highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Press Releases
May-21-15 01:22PM  Does it pay to bet on activists?
12:59PM  Do Investors See Chipotles Growth Plateauing This Year?
11:09AM  Shake Shack considering 'Chicken Shack'
09:32AM  Yum Has Big China Opportunity...But There Are Headwinds
May-20-15 10:05PM  Wall Street Remains Optimistic for Jack in the Box
May-19-15 08:03PM  KFC puts the colonel back in the chicken at USA TODAY
04:30PM  Yum! Brands to Present at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference Business Wire
03:01PM  Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads AP
03:01PM  Yum! Brands Upgraded by JPMorgan, Hits 52-Week High - Analyst Blog
01:15PM  Yum! Brands Presents Inaugural Supplier Diversity Award to Recognize Diversity and Inclusion Leadership in Supply Chain Business Wire
10:12AM  KFC Pays Homage To The Legacy Of Colonel Sanders With New Brand Look, Voice PR Newswire
May-18-15 09:05PM  Low Fuel Prices Boost the Restaurant Industrys Bottom Line
04:02PM  Hedge funds are beating the S&P 500; here's how at CNBC
01:45PM  Yum! to Serve Alcohol at Chicago Taco Bell; License Pending - Analyst Blog
11:06AM  Why Netflix is at $600 at CNBC
09:06AM  Shake Shack Shares Pop after Market Closes on 1Q15
May-17-15 12:52AM  Yum Brands China operations pique analyst interest at Financial Times
May-15-15 05:02PM  Hedge fund filings: What's your move?
05:00PM  Watching hedge fund plays: 8 trades on 4 stocks
04:39PM  US STOCKS-S&P ekes out second record close after lackluster data Reuters
04:00PM  S&P 500 sets record despite weak data; Netflix leaps 4.5% at CNBC
03:30PM  Congress should pass an open-Internet law NOW at CNBC
02:41PM  US STOCKS-Wall St dips, S&P off peak, on lackluster data
02:07PM  Dan Loeb's 13F Shows Alibaba Swapped For Yum! Brands
01:55PM  Investors skip trendy 'fast casual' chains, flock to old fast-food stocks
01:47PM  Jana Remains Active on Qualcomm and Hertz; Cuts Valeant; Exits AIG at
12:17PM  YUM: China spinoff?
12:02PM  Why the FTC is wrong about our merger: Sysco CEO at CNBC
11:48AM  Yum China spinoff becoming more probable: J.P. Morgan Reuters
09:48AM  Yum! Brands (YUM) Stock Gaining After JPMorgan Upgrade at TheStreet
08:33AM  Wall Street eyes more data, dollar weakness after record high at CNBC
08:25AM  Early movers: NFLX, GMCR, SIX, DE, YUM & more at CNBC
07:25AM  JP Morgan Upgrades Yum Brands, Cites Activism
06:18AM  YUM! Brands upgraded by JP Morgan
12:33AM  Jubilant Outpaces Yum, McDonald's: Analysts Race To Buy at
May-14-15 05:25PM  In Instagram age, Chili's pays for buns with photo appeal
May-13-15 06:46PM  Higher prices help Shake Shack post unexpected profit
02:05PM  Wendys 1Q15 Stock Performance and 2Q15 Expectations
May-12-15 05:20PM  McDonald's breakfast all day long
05:00PM  Trading fast food: 7 trades on 3 big names
04:00PM  Billionaire Investors Reveal Their Biggest and Best Stocks at Forbes
02:46PM  5 things we like about Verizon-AOL hookup at CNBC
12:38PM  McDonald's Dollar Menu Is Virtually Disappearing at TheStreet
May-11-15 05:11PM  1Q15 Same-Store Sales Growth: Are More People Eating at Wendys?
09:16AM  A.M. Funds Roundup: Warning! Hedge Funds Pose Cyber Risk; Caution over China Proves Costly; at
May-10-15 10:50AM  10 Best Fast Food Restaurants for Biscuits at TheStreet
May-08-15 04:36PM  Hedge funds under fire
01:11PM  One bright spot for McDonald's
May-07-15 01:21PM  Forget Alibaba earnings-listen to Jack Ma at CNBC
11:49AM  SALT Conference: Dan Loeb Sees Activism As A Positive Impact On The World
09:14AM  Activist Loeb Ribs Buffett on Taxes, Touts Yum Brands at
May-06-15 05:38PM  Who Is Winning the Fast Food Fight Online? at The Wall Street Journal
09:06AM  Survey Says Restaurants Optimistic about Business Conditions
08:30AM  Pizza Hut's new delivery app
May-05-15 05:06PM  Dominos Stock Pops 7% after 1Q15 Earnings Report
03:06PM  Dominos Pizza Still Aggressive on Unit Growth in 1Q15
02:31PM  YUM BRANDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
02:17PM  Fast food stock faves
12:06PM  The National Restaurant Performance Index
07:00AM  Taco Bell's Cinco de Mayo gift
12:28AM  [$$] Einhorn Hits Fracking Stocks at The Wall Street Journal
May-04-15 07:44PM  Einhorn Hits Fracking Stocks at The Wall Street Journal
06:57PM  Greenlight's Einhorn slams oil frackers at Sohn conference
05:07PM  Winners and losers in China: Which U.S. companies are profiting? at MarketWatch
04:06PM  Brinker International Is Less Focused on Unit Growth
03:55PM  Hedgie Says Yum! Brands Should Spin Off China Unit
03:33PM  Yum stresses focus on getting China business on track at MarketWatch
01:59PM  Yum! Brands (YUM) Stock Hits 52-Week High After Activist Investor's Comments at TheStreet
01:50PM  Would Yum Dare Spin Off Its China Operations? (UPDATE) at 24/7 Wall St.
01:38PM  Live from Sohn: Time to Break Up Yum at
YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in five segments: YUM China, YUM India, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a system of restaurants, which prepare, package, and sell various food items. As of February 4, 2015, it operated approximately 41,000 restaurants in approximately 120 countries and territories primarily under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsMay 01Option Exercise37.376,000224,22028,131May 04 10:42 AM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsMay 01Sale87.431,822159,29722,131May 04 10:42 AM
su Jingshyh SChair & CEO - China DivisionApr 01Option Exercise78.7225,3361,994,450102,076Apr 02 02:49 PM
BYERLEIN HOLLAN ANNEChief People OfficerApr 01Option Exercise78.7219,9001,566,52819,904Apr 02 02:40 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsMar 02Option Exercise37.306,000223,80028,131Mar 02 01:52 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsMar 02Sale80.931,886152,63422,131Mar 02 01:52 PM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCFeb 27Option Exercise146.1091,16613,319,50262,542Mar 02 01:27 PM
Eaton Roger G.President KFC Global and COOFeb 27Option Exercise24.4753,8721,318,11359,193Mar 02 01:44 PM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCFeb 27Sale80.0037,2802,982,40012,816Mar 02 01:27 PM
Eaton Roger G.President KFC Global and COOFeb 27Sale79.5422,4871,788,68426,041Mar 02 01:44 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsFeb 17Option Exercise36.9718,000665,37838,737Feb 17 05:06 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsFeb 17Sale75.036,163462,42122,131Feb 17 05:06 PM
BYERLEIN HOLLAN ANNEChief People OfficerFeb 13Option Exercise37.22228,9288,520,69781,471Feb 17 04:36 PM
BYERLEIN HOLLAN ANNEChief People OfficerFeb 13Sale67.9058,1423,947,8584Feb 17 04:36 PM
Russell David EricVice President, ControllerFeb 10Option Exercise24.476,632162,26812,433Feb 11 03:05 PM
Russell David EricVice President, ControllerFeb 10Sale73.831,870138,0705,801Feb 11 03:05 PM
su Jingshyh SChair & CEO - China DivisionJan 23Option Exercise22.5365,0391,465,329166,779Jan 26 10:18 AM
su Jingshyh SChair & CEO - China DivisionJan 23Sale74.4390,0396,701,97276,740Jan 26 10:18 AM
RYAN THOMAS MDirectorJan 01Option Exercise72.852,875209,44440,118Jan 02 12:34 PM
Eaton Roger G.President KFC Global and COODec 19Option Exercise71.746,728482,66728,706Dec 19 01:48 PM
Carucci RichardPresidentDec 19Option Exercise71.7436,0862,588,81039,449Dec 19 01:43 PM
Creed GregCEO - Taco BellDec 19Option Exercise71.741,747125,33038,932Dec 19 01:55 PM
CAMPBELL CHRISTAINSVP GC and CFPODec 18Option Exercise29.2950,7451,486,32164,033Dec 19 11:23 AM
CAMPBELL CHRISTAINSVP GC and CFPODec 18Sale71.1415,1191,075,49813,288Dec 19 11:23 AM
Cavanagh Michael JDirectorDec 16Buy69.1810,000691,81810,000Dec 16 05:04 PM
NOVAK DAVID CChair CEODec 15Option Exercise24.47517,97812,673,627813,642Dec 16 02:58 PM
BYERLEIN HOLLAN ANNEChief People OfficerDec 15Sale72.8324,7791,804,7564Dec 16 03:19 PM
NOVAK DAVID CChair CEODec 15Sale70.94175,32112,436,711295,664Dec 16 02:58 PM
su Jingshyh SChair & CEO - China DivisionNov 21Option Exercise22.5365,0391,465,329191,779Nov 25 10:01 AM
su Jingshyh SChair & CEO - China DivisionNov 21Sale75.9990,0396,841,739101,740Nov 25 10:01 AM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsNov 17Option Exercise32.986,000197,88028,131Nov 18 03:00 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsNov 17Sale75.001,776133,20022,131Nov 18 03:00 PM
LINEN JONATHAN SDirectorOct 22Option Exercise22.535,420122,1139,858Oct 23 04:09 PM
LINEN JONATHAN SDirectorOct 22Sale69.101,804124,6508,054Oct 23 04:09 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsOct 09Option Exercise32.989,500313,31031,631Oct 09 04:58 PM
RYAN THOMAS MDirectorOct 09Option Exercise21.782,75660,01937,243Oct 09 05:05 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsOct 09Sale70.362,664187,44622,131Oct 09 04:58 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsSep 02Option Exercise32.989,500313,31031,631Sep 03 08:40 AM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsSep 02Sale71.542,711193,95222,131Sep 03 08:40 AM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsJul 01Option Exercise32.989,500313,31031,631Jul 01 03:56 PM
Creed GregCEO - Taco BellJul 01Option Exercise81.201,747141,85637,873Jul 01 04:14 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsJul 01Sale81.852,997245,29022,131Jul 01 03:56 PM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCJun 25Option Exercise26.5312,866341,30325,682Jun 27 09:10 AM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCJun 25Sale82.0012,8661,055,01212,816Jun 27 09:10 AM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCJun 09Option Exercise26.5312,865341,27625,681Jun 10 03:48 PM
Pant MukteshCEO KFCJun 09Sale80.0112,8651,029,28012,816Jun 10 03:48 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsJun 02Option Exercise32.989,500313,31031,631Jun 04 02:35 PM
BLUM JONATHAN DAVIDSVP and Chief Public AffairsJun 02Sale77.672,888224,32322,131Jun 04 02:35 PM