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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 -0.66% today. In the last week its performance is -1.81%, and -1.38% for the past quarter. Currently, Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has a target price of 97.6, so today’s gain of -0.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.82%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), has a market cap of 33664.44, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 79.50%.

At the current price of 86.16, it has a dividend yield of 2.37%, and its target price is 97.6. This is with a profit margin of 12.60%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has a P/E of 21.91, as well as a forward P/E of 20.48.

With a current EPS of 3.93, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.79%,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 12.16%.

Performance for the year is 22.99%. Since its IPO date on 9/17/1997, the total performance to date is 20.73%.

Volume today for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is 3131600, while its average volume is 3131.43. Whilst the total gain today was -0.66%, it did have a day high of -5.80%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.74%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has been 35.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.80%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 29.40%, and its return on assets is 18.60%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has an operating margin of 16.70%. With a sales growth of -3.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Yum! Brands, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.8, and the P/S is 2.61, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.67.

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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