Oppenheimer Maintains Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) As a “Buy”; They Now Have a TP Of $100.0000

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.17, from 0.76 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 46 investors sold YUM! Brands, Inc. shares while 258 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes. 217.35 million shares or 5.19% less from 229.25 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.

Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Liability Company, a Ohio-based fund reported 16,796 shares. Westwood Hldg Gru Incorporated invested 0.01% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Bartlett Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 1,832 shares. City Holdings Communications holds 0.03% or 1,070 shares in its portfolio. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L P holds 0.25% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 5,935 shares. Commonwealth Commercial Bank Of stated it has 404 shares. Lpl Financial has invested 0.02% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Numerixs Invest Tech holds 0.26% or 14,659 shares in its portfolio. Horrell Cap Inc has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Moneta Grp Inc Ltd Liability reported 134,375 shares. Triangle Wealth Mgmt invested in 0.33% or 7,539 shares. Carlson Cap L P accumulated 110,900 shares. Old Point Finance Svcs N A, Virginia-based fund reported 30,370 shares. 20,854 were reported by Magnetar Ltd Liability Corp. Evercore Wealth Management Lc owns 3,831 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since September 17, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $6.40 million activity. Russell David Eric had sold 7,340 shares worth $660,600 on Tuesday, September 25. Eaton Roger G. sold $4.06 million worth of stock.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Rating Reaffirmed

The financial company has just set a PT of $100.0000 on Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) shares. This is 8.44 % from the last stock close. In a note released on 29 November, Oppenheimer kept their “Buy” rating on shares of YUM.

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

Among 7 analysts covering Yum Brands (NYSE:YUM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Yum Brands has $102 highest and $87 lowest target. $94.60’s average target is 2.58% above currents $92.22 stock price. Yum Brands had 8 analyst reports since June 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, June 19. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 10. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, June 27 the stock rating was upgraded by BTIG Research to “Buy”. Evercore downgraded YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, October 18 to “In-Line” rating. Oppenheimer maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, November 29 with “Buy” rating.

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $92.22. About 4.73 million shares traded or 137.86% up from the average. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 14.46% since December 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.16% the S&P500.

YUM! Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants. The company has market cap of $28.80 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. It has a 18.81 P/E ratio. The Company’s restaurants prepare, package, and sell a menu of food items.

More notable recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Favorable Trade Winds? – Seeking Alpha” on December 01, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Yum! Brands (YUM) Announces Brian Cornell was Appointed Non-Executive Chairman – StreetInsider.com” published on November 19, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “New Research Coverage Highlights Yum! Brands, TELUS, Unifi, Proteon Therapeutics, Sabine Royalty Trust, and Algonquin Power & Utilities — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018 – Nasdaq” on November 16, 2018. More interesting news about YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “10 Hot Restaurant Stocks to Watch – Investorplace.com” published on November 13, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Insulet, Yum China, Triton International, Tetra Technologies, Motorola Solutions, and Spotify Technology SA — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 29, 2018.

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