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Yum! Brands Earnings Preview For Oct, 2013

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Yum! Brands Inc (YUM)

Background: Yum! Brands Inc. is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world in numerous countries and territories. Tricon's three brands, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell some of are the global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican restaurant categories, respectively.

Yum! Brands is forecast to report WEAK third-quarter earnings after the market closes on October 8, 2013.

The consensus estimate is currently 93 cents a share, falling 6 cents (6.1%) from 99 cents during the same period last year. Analysts are estimating as low as 83 cents per share, up to the most optimistic estimate of 99 cents per share.

This stock currently has an annualized dividend of $1.48, yielding 2.1%.

Most of the analysts are bestowing this company a hold rating. 14 out of 24 are now rendering a hold recommendation. 10 recommend this as a buy and no analysts recommend selling.

5 out of 24 analysts now rate Yum! Brands a strong buy up from 4 analysts a month ago. The stock appreciated 6.7% in the last year, and the average analyst target price for Yum! Brands is $77.91.

The last reported short interest is paltry and without reason to consider it a meaningful influence at only 1.7% of the average trading float.
 

 

(YUM)

(MCD)

Strong Buy

5

4

Moderate Buy

5

8

Hold

14

15

Avg Analyst Price Target

$77.91

$104.95

Revenue

$13.42 billion

$28.24 billion

Est Low EPS

0.83

1.47

Est High EPS

0.99

1.54

1 Year Stock Price Change

7.43%

5.81%

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