Investors Salivate at Yum China Dividend, Improving Results

Investors Salivate at Yum China Dividend, Improving Results

Investors Salivate at Yum China Dividend, Improving Results

Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged 11.24% and surged in last 63 trading days (quarter) of 7.10%. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

The company is now up since yesterday's close of 74.58. 4,611,667 shares of the company's stock traded hands. The total value of its holdings increased 15.7%. Short shares increased 148,212 over that timeframe. Brands in the second quarter worth approximately $13,136,000.

In other news, insider Mark Chu sold 22,184 shares of Yum China Holdings stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. 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 sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

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Company shares are trading at $76.06 a tad higher than the 50 day moving average which is $75.65 and slightly over the 200 day moving average of $71.84. Yum China Holdings has a 12-month low of $23.79 and a 12-month high of $41.10.

Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:YUMC) released its earnings results on Thursday. The dividend was $0.300 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.20 on an annualized basis. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.20 on this stock. Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) has 0.00% since October 7, 2016 and is. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter past year. This showed a surprise of 0% in the last quarter earnings. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $3.77 and is projected to be $2.81 for the current year with 344,773,000 shares presently outstanding.

That was not all, the company also announced its first dividend of 10 USA cents a share. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 29th. Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) has 0.00% since October 6, 2016 and is. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. (NYSE:YUM) shares with value of $559,281 were sold by Gibbs David W.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on YUMC shares.

According to Zacks, "Yum China Holdings, Inc.is a licensee of Yum!" They set a "buy" rating and a $51.00 price objective for the company.

August 4 investment analysts at Barclays made no change to the stock rating of "Equal-Weight" and lowered the price expectation to $74.00 from $92.00. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) is 34.61. (The) reissued a "neutral" rating and set a $35.90 target price (up previously from $33.10) on shares of Yum China Holdings in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Yum China Holdings now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $39.52.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. The Firm operates through three divisions: The KFC Division, which includes the activities of the KFC concept around the world; The Pizza Hut Division, which includes the activities of the Pizza Hut concept around the world, and The Taco Bell Division, which includes the activities of the Taco Bell concept around the world.

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