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  • Over the past 20 days, the trend for YUM's stories per day has been choppy and unclear. It has oscillated between 1 and 14.
  • The most mentioned tickers in articles about YUM are TACO, BOWL and BEAT.

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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

Celebrating Black History Month: LaShana T

Making Modern History at Taco Bell and beyond

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Outside of Work, This Taco Bell Employee Helps Aspiring Public Relations Professionals Snag Their First Job

Taco Bell Public Relations & Brand Experience Senior Manager Matt Prince knows how hard it is to land a job. Originally an English major at California State University, he switched to public relati...

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Singapore: Where are all the French fries? Shortage amid global supply disruption

Southeast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage of French fries as supply-chain snarls slow shipments of the frozen product.Signs at some of Yum Brands Inc’s KFC outlets in Singapore informed customers that the company would replace side orders of French fries with potato waffles due to a “global supply disruption.” McDonald’s Corp stores in Malaysia and Indonesia halted sales of large-size portions of fries late last month for the same reason, according to company notices posted…

South China Morning Post | February 18, 2022

French Fry Shortages Go Global on Supply Chain Disruption

(Bloomberg) -- Supply Lines is a daily newsletter that tracks Covid-19’s impact on trade. Sign up here.Most Read from BloombergMorgan Stanley Relationships on Wall Street Snared in ProbeLavrov Agrees to Meet Blinken, U.S. Says: Ukraine UpdateIndia Protests Against Singapore PM’s Comments on LawmakersThousands of Cars Including Audis, Porsches Adrift on Burning Cargo ShipElon Musk Ratchets Up Trudeau Criticism With Hitler Comparison MemeSoutheast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Yum Brands gains after Cowen points to compelling total return story

Cowen upgraded Yum Brands (YUM) to an Outperform rating after having the restaurant stock set at Market Perform

Seeking Alpha | February 17, 2022

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