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Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) – Analysis of a Large Market Cap Stock

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is in the industry Restaurants. Based in USA, Yum! Brands, Inc. has a market cap of 25185.92. Therefore, Yum! Brands, Inc. is a large market cap stock. Today it is currently trading at 68.35 (-0.13%), with an average volume 2351.26, its volume today is 342509.

Investors has seen a return of equity of -83.20%. Performance year to date of 8.57% and sales growth for the past five years is -12.80%.

Currently Yum! Brands, Inc., has an EPS of 3.93, which has grown by 17.60% this year. EPS is also projected to grow 14.17% next year, and 13.00% for the next five years. For the past five years EPS growth has been -2.00%. Sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter coming to a value of 15.40%.

As with most large market cap stocks, it has a good dividend yield of 2.53%. The ability for Yum! Brands, Inc. to pay for the 2.53% dividend yield is 53.70% payout ratio. Also generally volatility for large market cap stocks are lower so for Yum! Brands, Inc., volatility for the week has been 1.33%, and for the month 1.39%.

It has been a long while for Yum! Brands, Inc., since its IPO date on 9/17/1997. Investors at the moment see that Yum! Brands, Inc., has a long term debt/equity of *TBA, with total debt/equity coming to *TBA. The ability for Yum! Brands, Inc. to pay these debts is as follows; current ratio is 1.1 and quick ratio comes to 1.1.

In terms of value, Yum! Brands, Inc. has a P/E value of 17.41, combined with a forward P/E of 21.95. While PEG ratio ideally wants to be as low as possible, and it is 1.34. The same goes for P/S and P/B, you want these value to be lower, to represent a potential undervalued company, and they have a P/S and P/B of 1.95 and *TBA respectively. We see that there is a P/Cash flow of 35.78 and a P/Free cash flow of 662.79.

The management of the company has seen, a return of investment of 37.50% and return on assets of 20.00%. Yum! Brands, Inc. is comprised of insider ownership at 0.10% and institutional ownership of 73.30%.

With a gross margin of 55.00% and operating margin of 17.00%, this means there is a profit margin of 12.60%. Total shares outstanding is 368, with shares float coming to 365.18. The 200-day simple moving average is 9.74% and the 20-day simple moving average is 2.96%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. is based in USA, in the very big sector Services. Recently Yum! Brands, Inc. has seen performance for this week at 1.56%. While for the month it has been 6.34%. Longer term we see that it has been 13.27% for the quarter and for the half year 7.02%. For the year performance has come to 36.92%.

It will be interesting to see how Yum! Brands, Inc. does in the future, and for investors alike. As stated above, it has an EPS growth projection for the next five years of 13.00%. What do you think is the future for Yum! Brands, Inc.?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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