Yum Brands Inc (NYSE:YUM) Institutional Investors Sentiment

OH now owns 1,579,681 shares of the company's stock worth $42,967,000 after purchasing an additional 1,511,405 shares in the last quarter.

The stock increased 1.71% or $0.29 on September 1, reaching $17.28. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) has risen 43.92% since September 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.22% the S&P500.

Nomura Holdings Inc increased Yum! KFC is the quick-service restaurant (QSR) brand. Morgan Stanley raised its position in shares of Yum! Brands Inc (YUM)'s stock rose 2.44%.

Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ YUMC) traded up 3.41% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $37.02. Brands Inc now has $26.42 billion valuation. Also, CEO Brian R. Niccol sold 1,487 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. About shares traded. Yum!

Analysts expect Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) to report $0.55 EPS on October, 4.YUMC's profit would be $210.78M giving it 16.27 P/E if the $0.55 EPS is correct. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. 73 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. During the same period previous year, the company earned $0.75 earnings per share. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 159,348 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Chemical Bank & Trust has invested 0.04% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 30.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Also, the number of funds holding Yum Brands Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 18 to 9 for a decrease of 9. Apriem Advisors owns 0.04% invested in Yum! Evercore initiated Yum! Brands, Inc. Jacobs & Ca holds 0.5% or 36,537 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Communication has 3.62 million shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Williams Jones And Associate Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Yum!

Nomura Holdings Inc decreased Consol Energy Inc (NYSE:CNX) stake by 239,350 shares to 10,650 valued at $195,000 in 2016Q4. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 39,664 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,935,136. Class A (Prn) was reduced too. Out of 22 Wall Street analysts rating YUM!

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) closed 12.09% above its 200-day moving average and is 2.31% above another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Yum China Holdings by 4,190.6% in the 1st quarter. The firm has "Sector Weight" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research. CLSA maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Thursday, July 14 report. UBS maintained the shares of YUM in report on Friday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Yum! The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 2 by Deutsche Bank.

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI lowered its position in shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, July 14 by JP Morgan. Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $8000 target.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $953,010 activity. $559,281 worth of stock was sold by Gibbs David W on Wednesday, May 10. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company sold 19,462 shares as Yum! It dropped, as 135 investors sold CVS shares while 627 reduced holdings. 237.74 million shares or 1.14% more from 235.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Lodestar Invest Counsel Limited Liability Corporation Il reported 4,625 shares. 9,450 are owned by Duncker Streett. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Principal Fincl Group Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) for 2.68M shares. South State Corp now owns 56,768 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $3,627,000 after buying an additional 6,931 shares in the last quarter. Highvista Strategies Lc owns 0.61% invested in Yum! Oppenheimer & Company holds 375,571 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). 12,755 were accumulated by Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag. First Manhattan reported 1,000 shares stake. Fifteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 64% are positive. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 10 by Longbow. The company has market cap of $854.33 million. Pine River Capital Management Lp sold 7,000 shares as Kaman Corp (KAMN)'s stock declined 7.95%. H.C. Wainwright maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1000 target in Friday, August 11 report. BidaskClub lowered Yum! Brands from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 20.

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