Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM).
September 28 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley left the company rating at “Equal-weight” but lowered the price target to $96.00 from $97.00. On September 23, 2016 the stock rating was set at “Outperform” by RBC Capital a cut from the previous “” rating.
On September 9 Citigroup kept the stock rating at “Neutral” but raised the price expectation from $92.00 to $96.00. July 15 investment analysts at Barclays held the stock rating at “Overweight” and moved up the price target to $97.00 from $73.00.
July 14 investment analysts at Credit Suisse kept the company rating at “Overweight” but moved up the price target from $85.00 to $97.00.
The company is so far trading up by 0.38% since yesterday’s close of $89.52. The company recently announced a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Friday August 5th, 2016. The dividend payment was $0.460 per share for the quarter which is $1.84 annualized. This dividend represents a yield of $2.03. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 13th of July 2016.
Shares of the company are trading at $89.86 a tad above the 50 day moving average which is $89.54 and which is slightly above the 200 day moving average of $84.72. The 50 day moving average moved up $0.32 and the 200 day average moved up $5.14.
Yum! Brands, Inc. currently has a P/E ratio of 27.08 and market capitalization is 35.04B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $3.32 and is expected to be $3.69 for the current year with 389,887,000 shares now outstanding. Analysts expect next quarter’s EPS will be $0.89 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $4.18.