Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM).
On September 28 Credit Suisse left the stock rating at “Equal-weight” and lowered the price target to $96.00 from $97.00. On September 23, 2016 the stock rating was rated “Outperform” by RBC Capital down from the previous “” rating.
September 9 investment analysts at Citigroup maintained a stock rating of “Neutral” but moved up the price target from $92.00 to $96.00. On July 15 Barclays held the stock rating at “Overweight” and moved up the price target to $97.00 from $73.00.
July 14 investment analysts at Oppenheimer held the company rating at “Overweight” but raised the price target to $97.00 from $87.00.
The company is trading up since yesterday’s close of $89.52. Yum! Brands, Inc. also recently announced a dividend that was paid on Fri Aug 5, 2016. The dividend payment was $0.460 per share for the quarter which is $1.84 annualized. This dividend represents a yeild of $2.03 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was set for Wednesday the 13th of July 2016.
Company chares are trading at $89.86 which is marginally over the 50 day moving average of $89.54 and which is slightly above the 200 day moving average of $84.72. The 50 day moving average was up $0.32 or +0.36% and the 200 day average went up by +6.06%.
The most current P/E ratio is 27.08 and market cap is 35.04B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $3.32 and is projected to be $3.69 for the current year with 389,887,000 shares currently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.89 and the next full year EPS is projected to be $4.18.