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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) which is in the industry Restaurants, gaining 2.95% today. In the last week its performance is 5.26%, and 7.70% for the past quarter. Currently, Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has a target price of 86.95, so today’s gain of 2.95% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 5.03%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), has a market cap of 36720.32, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 82.70%.

At the current price of 88.27, it has a dividend yield of 2.08%, and its target price is 86.95. This is with a profit margin of 10.10%, and total debt/equity of 30.97. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has a P/E of 29.09, as well as a forward P/E of 21.26.

With a current EPS of 3.03, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.83%,Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.46%.

Performance for the year is 1.75%. Since its IPO date on 9/17/1997, the total performance to date is 22.98%.

Volume today for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is 10533000, while its average volume is 3176.46. Whilst the total gain today was 2.95%, it did have a day high of 1.00%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.83%, and 1.62% for the month. The 52-week low for Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has been 37.45%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.96%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 29.40%, and its return on assets is 16.10%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has an operating margin of 15.10%. With a sales growth of -0.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 16.09, and has a current ratio of 0.4 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Yum! Brands, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.33, and the P/S is 2.8, along with a P/B of 232.29. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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