Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM): Price and Financial Metrics

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM): $109.46

-3.01 (-2.68%)

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  • YUM scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.83% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for YUM is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • YUM's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 17.9% of US stocks).

YUM Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for YUM is -0.79 -- better than merely 4.32% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Yum Brands Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.68% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -0.74 for Yum Brands Inc; that's greater than it is for only 4.98% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Yum Brands Inc are WY, CCK, VMC, URI, and CACC.
  • YUM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Yum Brands Inc's official web site, go to www.yum.com.

YUM Valuation Summary

  • YUM's price/earnings ratio is 29.2; this is 50.52% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, YUM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, YUM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 12.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for YUM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
YUM 2021-08-27 6.2 -4.9 29.2 23.7
YUM 2021-08-26 6.2 -4.9 29.2 23.7
YUM 2021-08-25 6.3 -5.0 29.8 24.1
YUM 2021-08-24 6.3 -5.0 29.6 24.0
YUM 2021-08-23 6.4 -5.1 29.9 24.2
YUM 2021-08-20 6.3 -5.0 29.8 24.1

YUM Growth Metrics

    The year over year price growth rate now stands at 45.59%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -25.32%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -57.48%.
Over the past 52 months, YUM's revenue has gone up $4,860,000,000.

The table below shows YUM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 6,584 1,706 1,575
2021-09-30 6,437 1,744 1,577
2021-06-30 6,279 1,716 1,332
2021-03-31 5,875 1,391 1,147
2020-12-31 5,652 1,305 904
2020-09-30 5,603 1,285 1,060

YUM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • YUM has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 96.55% of graded US stocks.
  • YUM's asset turnover comes in at 1.087 -- ranking 13th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • TNL, QSR, and EAT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with YUM.

The table below shows YUM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.087 0.487 0.155
2021-03-31 0.984 0.480 0.139
2020-12-31 0.926 0.475 0.113
2020-09-30 0.942 0.481 0.117
2020-06-30 0.966 0.483 0.114
2020-03-31 1.068 0.495 0.126

YUM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of YUM, see our YUM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $134.64 Average Broker Recommendation 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

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YUM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $109.46 52-week high $139.85
Prev. close $112.47 52-week low $108.54
Day low $108.79 Volume 2,927,400
Day high $111.64 Avg. volume 2,023,051
50-day MA $117.73 Dividend yield 2.03%
200-day MA $125.22 Market Cap 31.21B

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) Company Bio

Yum! Brands, Inc. (or Yum!), formerly Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc., is an American fast food corporation listed on the Fortune 1000. Yum! operates the brands KFCPizza HutTaco BellThe Habit Burger Grill, and WingStreet worldwide, except in China, where the brands are operated by a separate company, Yum China. KFC and Taco Bell are operated by Collins Foods Limited in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, Thailand and Japan. Yum! previously also owned Long John Silver's and A&W Restaurants. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest YUM News From Around the Web

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What Do Yum! Brands’ Risk Factors Reveal?

Yum! Brands (YUM) is an American multinational quick-service restaurant chain. It operates a portfolio of more than 52,000 restaurants through brands such as KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut. For Q4 2021, Yum! Brands reported an 8% year-over-year rise in revenue to $1.89 billion and modestly surpassed the consensus estimate of $1.88 billion. It posted adjusted EPS of $1.02, which declined from $1.15 in the same quarter the previous year and missed the consensus estimate of $1.09. The company plans to distribute a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share on March 11, which represents a 14% increase over the previous dividend. YUM stock currently offers a dividend yield of 1.

Neha Gupta on TipRanks | February 25, 2022

Pizza Hut and KFC Take the Fast-Food Fight to McDonald's

McDonald's essentially created the fast-food market in the U.S. (and by extension the world) and it remains a key innovator. The company's "restaurant of the future" model created a blueprint for operating in a digital-first world (or at least it brought the Starbucks model to the more traditional fast-food world). Inside the restaurants, McDonald's is bringing greater control, convenience and personalization to our customers through the use of kiosks to place orders, staffed with guest experience leaders to assist in the process.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Is KFC Really Accepting Dogecoin Now?

A post on Twitter regarding a branch of Yum! Brands Inc.’s (NYSE: YUM ) subsidiary KFC accepting payments in Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE ) has turned out to be fake. What Happened: Mishaboar , a prominent name in the Dogecoin community, took to Twitter to say the account that tweeted the news about a KFC branch in Utah accepting Dogecoin was fake and the "scammers" have changed their Twitter handle. The scammers just changed their twitter handle from @KFC_Utah to @crypt_boiiii . Report them. They will keep changing handle… https://t.co/dvYXRsARhP — Mishaboar (@mishaboar) February 23, 2022 However, the Twitter handle that posted the news ... Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | February 24, 2022

Ukraine-Russia crisis: America's fast-food giants are at risk

Fast-food giants have a lot of risk as Russian invades Ukraine and becomes more isolated from the rest of the world.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022


Kentucky Fried Chicken and TikTok creator Isaiah Garza have teamed up to launch the #KentuckyFriedGivingChallenge, a grant fund that will give away $500,000 in cash grants to nonprofits fighting hunger in communities across the U.S. via TikTok beginning today.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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YUM Price Returns

1-mo -12.18%
3-mo -12.99%
6-mo -13.04%
1-year -6.26%
3-year 14.08%
5-year 69.58%
YTD -20.81%
2021 30.05%
2020 9.85%
2019 11.41%
2018 14.61%
2017 31.09%

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