It dropped, as 108 investors sold YUM shares while 286 reduced holdings. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since September 5, 2016 and is uptrending. The institutional investor owned 5,455 shares of the restaurant operator's stock after selling 325 shares during the period. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI's holdings in Yum! Argus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $88.00 price objective (up previously from $80.00) on shares of Yum! Brands by 84.8% in the second quarter.
Boasting a price of $39.99, Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) traded 1.24% higher on the day. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 216,700 shares. Brands by 121.6% in the second quarter. Jefferies maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Gsa Cap Partners Llp owns 63,428 shares. Brands by 24.1% in the second quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,725 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $366,000 after buying an additional 28 shares in the last quarter. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Adage Capital Prns Grp Inc Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.09% or 534,149 shares. Brands by 1.0% during the first quarter. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Susquehanna Gru Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 30,835 shares or 0% of the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Yum! BidaskClub downgraded shares of Yum! Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Buy" rating and $25.0 target in Monday, August 14 report. Brands in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. (NYSE:YUM) on Friday, February 10 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Sector Weight" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.
Among 6 analysts covering Yum China (NYSE:YUMC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Also, CEO Brian R. Niccol sold 1,487 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 3rd. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 6,719 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $495,996.58. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. The insider Gibbs David W sold $559,281. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total transaction of $616,864.00. Morgan Stanley now owns 4,757,237 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $303,987,000 after buying an additional 2,148,751 shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Trading stocks at an all time highs is usually a winning strategy. 35 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. The firm has a market capitalization of $26.31 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.26 and a beta of 0.83. Yum! Bernstein maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Yum China Holdings Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 103.70% EPS growth.
The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Yum! Brands had a negative return on equity of 24.95% and a net margin of 16.76%. The Utah Retirement Systems holds 63,674 shares with $4.03 million value, down from 70,674 last quarter. Brands, Inc. will post $2.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Rhumbline Advisers decreased its stake in Yum Brands Inc Com (YUM) by 2.94% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
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