Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

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Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Brands by 25.7% in the second quarter.

They expect $0.55 EPS, up 100% or $0.55 from last year's $n/a per share. Founders Capital Management grew its holdings in shares of Yum! Brands by 1,531.7% in the fourth quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 2,644,700 shares of the company's stock worth $104,280,000 after acquiring an additional 1,812,900 shares in the last quarter. Delta Lloyd Asset Management N.V. acquired a new stake in Yum! As of the end of the quarter Next Financial Group, Inc had sold 240 shares trimming its stake by 13.8%.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 79.3 Percent. (YUMC) are trading -5.20% downward from the 52-week high mark and 67.84% above from the fifty two-week low mark. For this reason, many traders with a high risk tolerance look to multiple measures of volatility to help inform their trade strategies.

In premarket trade, its shares rose 1.93% at US$40.74. This company shares are 6.58% off its target price of $42.6 and the current market capitalization stands at $15.5B. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time.

(NASDAQ:YUMC) to report earnings on Oct, 05 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017. The business had revenue of $2.04 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.98 billion.

On the other hand, Yum China Holdings, Inc.by far traveled 68.01% versus a 1-year low price of $23.79. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis.

That was a marked improvement over the previous quarter's 3% same-store sales rise, and continued a trend of solid gains after a hard period that saw same-store sales actually decline. Analysts forecast that Yum!

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President, CFO David W. Gibbs disclosed the sale of 8,336 shares of YUM stock. A reading under 30 may indicate that the stock is oversold, and possibly undervalued. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 23,457 shares of the company's stock, valued at $884,798.04.

The fast food chain said net income rose about 10 percent to $211 million, while earnings per share were flat at 53 cents. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $72.00 price target on shares of Yum! "(YUM) Shares Bought by Gotham Asset Management LLC" was first published by Marea Informative and is owned by of Marea Informative. Brands from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$59.05 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$63.9. According to today's trading volume Yum China Holdings, Inc.is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Yum China Holdings from $35.00 to $41.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Brands stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 10th. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $78.46.

YUM! Brands, Inc., launched on May 30, 1997, is involved in restaurant business. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China. The company have rights to KFC, China's quick-service restaurant concept, Pizza Hut, casual dining restaurant brand and Taco Bell.

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