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Is Yum! Brands, Inc.(NYSE: YUM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/17/1997. Yum! Brands, Inc. is in the Restaurants industry and Services sector. Average volume for Yum! Brands, Inc., is 3185.04, and so far today it has a volume of 635412. Performance year to date since the 9/17/1997 is 21.99%.

To help you determine whether Yum! Brands, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 28.86 and forward P/E is 20.93. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Yum! Brands, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.37. P/S ratio is 2.75 and the P/B ratio is *TBA. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Yum! Brands, Inc. is trading at, 88.18 (0.71% today), Yum! Brands, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.10%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.03, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.48% after growing 25.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.00%, and -3.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 411.07, and the number of shares float is 406.29. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 82.70%. The float short is 2.30%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.93. Management has seen a return on assets of 17.40%, and also a return on investment of 29.40%.

The ability for Yum! Brands, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is *TBA and total debt/equity is *TBA. In terms of margins, Yum! Brands, Inc. has a gross margin of 29.10%, with its operating margin at 16.00%, and Yum! Brands, Inc. has a profit margin of 10.90%.

The 52 week high is -2.67%, with 38.05% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.57% and the 200 day simple moving average is 16.57%.

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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