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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 0.61% today. In the last week its performance is -2.04%, and 9.96% for the past quarter. Currently, Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has a target price of 92.81, so today’s gain of 0.61% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.44%.

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), has a market cap of 34797.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 86.70%.

At the current price of 88.96, it has a dividend yield of 2.08%, and its target price is 92.81. This is with a profit margin of 11.00%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has a P/E of 26.64, as well as a forward P/E of 21.11.

With a current EPS of 3.32, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.28%,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 12.18%.

Performance for the year is 1.74%. Since its IPO date on 9/17/1997, the total performance to date is 23.19%.

Volume today for Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is 694784, while its average volume is 3004.06. Whilst the total gain today was 0.61%, it did have a day high of -1.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.16%, and 1.33% for the month. The 52-week low for Yum! Brands, Inc., YUM has been 39.26%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.82%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 29.40%, and its return on assets is 17.40%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has an operating margin of 16.10%. With a sales growth of -3.10% 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 0.8 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Yum! Brands, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.19, and the P/S is 2.68, along with a P/B of *TBA. 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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