Big Money Negative on Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM), Sentiment at 0.76

June 27, 2018 - By Ira Colvard

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Positions for Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM)

In Q1 2018 Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM) big money sentiment decreased to 0.76, filings reveal. So its down -0.22, from 2017Q4’s 0.98. 254 investment professionals increased or opened new equity positions, while 333 decreased and sold stakes in Yum Brands Inc so the sentiment has dropped. These funds own 229.25 million shares, that’s down from 235.88 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Yum Brands Inc in top 10 changed to 2 from 4 for a decrease of 2. 52 Investors Sold All; 281 Reduced Holdings; 181 increased holdings while 73 investment professionals bought holdings.

Largest Yum Brands Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Stewart West Indies Trading Co. Ltd has 6.32% invested in Yum Brands Inc. Yum Brands Inc’s shareholder Clenar Muke Llc owns 16.11 million shares as of Q1 2018. Marshfield Associates reported 825,175 shares. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp revealed 4.29 million shares position in Yum Brands Inc. The New York-based fund Freshford Capital Management Llc looks positive on Yum Brands Inc, possessing 243,978 shares.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants.The firm is valued at $26.37 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division.The P/E ratio is 19.11. The Company’s restaurants prepare, package, and sell a menu of food items.

Ticker’s shares touched $81.58 during the last trading session after 1.96% change.Currently YUM! Brands, Inc. is uptrending after 14.42% change in last June 27, 2017. YUM has 213,645 shares volume. YUM outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.85%.

On August, 2 is anticipated YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)’s earnings report, Faxor reports. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $0.74. That’s up 8.82 % from last year’s $0.68 EPS. If $0.74 is reported, YUM’s profit will reach $239.18 million for 27.56 P/E. -17.78 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $0.90 EPS was revealed for last quarter.

Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc accumulated 20,840 shs. Cap Inv Advisors Lc holds 5,576 shs. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability, New York-based fund reported 256,422 shs. Acg Wealth has 3,574 shs for 0.05% of their capital. Capital Intl Ca invested 0.14% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Old Second Comml Bank Of Aurora reported 0.01% of its capital in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Colony Gp Lc stated it has 2,597 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Boyd Watterson Asset Mngmt Ltd Co Oh stated it has 2,915 shs or 0.12% of all its holdings. Bridges Inv Management holds 0.01% of its capital in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 3,141 shs. Moreover, Salem Counselors has 0.19% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 19,521 shs. Tarbox Family Office Inc, a California-based fund reported 607 shs. Capital Global holds 0.09% or 3.74 million shs. Moreover, Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has 0.12% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 295,968 shs. Stock Yards National Bank & Tru Co invested 0.19% of its capital in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0.03% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 401,521 shs.

YUM! Brands, Inc. registered $5.33 million net activity with 0 buys and 2 selling transactions since January 22, 2018. On Thursday, May 17 Shares for $5.14M were sold by Eaton Roger G..

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 16 have positions in Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 9 with “Hold”. The positive are 44%. The firm has $94 highest while $8200 is the lowest PT. The average target $88.21 is 8.13% above the last ($81.58) price. Since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Yum! Brands has 22 analyst reports. On Tuesday, January 30 the company was downgraded by Nomura. On Thursday, May 3 BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of YUM in report with “Market Perform” rating. On Friday, February 9 Wells Fargo maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) with “Market Perform” rating. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 16. In Tuesday, January 23 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Friday, February 2 report RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $92.0 target. On Wednesday, May 2 Oppenheimer maintained the shares of YUM in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, February 9 the firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given. On Wednesday, May 2 Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of YUM in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, May 3 the stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird.

For more YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news released briefly go to:,,, or The titles are as follows: “Is the Turnaround in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Stock for Real?” released on June 26, 2018, “Yum Brands sends Pizza Hut down healthier path” on June 19, 2018, “BTIG Upgrades Yum! Brands (YUM) to Buy” with a publish date: June 27, 2018, “Ad agency GSD&M lands Pizza Hut account reportedly worth hundreds of millions” and the last “Recent Stock Purchase June 2018” with publication date: June 23, 2018.

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