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State Street Corp Sells 470692 Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

The brokerage now has a $78.00 price target on the restaurant operator's stock.

Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. lifted their target price on Yum China Holdings from $35.00 to $43.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 6th.

08/04/2017 - Yum! Brands, Inc. had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They issued a buy rating and a $51.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Yum China Holdings from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Friday, August 4th.

05/11/2017 - Yum! Brands, Inc. was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $79.89.

The company is now down by 0.65%% since yesterday's close of 42.94.

The stock's 50 day moving average is 75.69 and its 200 day moving average is 72.44. Yum China Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $23.79 and a 12-month high of $43.55. The company has market cap of $26.22 billion.

Looking further at additional technical indicators we can see that the 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) for Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) is sitting at 62.57. The firm had revenue of $2.04 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.98 billion.

Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ YUMC) opened at 40.75 on Friday.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. Brands, Inc. will post $2.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 5th. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 115,733 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,607,397.61. A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued.

The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a $0.10 dividend.

In related news, CFO David W. Gibbs sold 8,336 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. Brands, Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for YUM is $88. This figure is found by taking the postscript price and multiplying it by the total number of shares outstanding. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. The stock exchanged hands with 2027898 numbers of shares contrast to its average daily volume of 4.11M shares. Short shares increased 1,216,946 over that period. As of the end of the quarter Vigilant Capital Management, LLC had disposed of 200 shares trimming its position 11.8%. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in Yum China Holdings by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Yum! Ledyard National Bank now holds 610 shares worth $24,000. Hall Capital Management Co.

Yum! Brands, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 for the June 2017 versus $0.75 in the same quarter a year ago, representing -9% growth. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 34,500 shares. Finally, Auxier Asset Management boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 1.5% during the second quarter. Auxier Asset Management now owns 13,437 shares of the company's stock worth $530,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period.

Yum China Holdings, Inc is a restaurant company. The Company operates through three segments: The KFC Division, which includes the operations of the KFC concept around the world; The Pizza Hut Division, which includes the operations of the Pizza Hut concept around the world, and The Taco Bell Division, which includes the operations of the Taco Bell concept around the world. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China.



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