Stock To Watch: Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $92.81 on Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.89 a share for the upcoming quarter and $3.70 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of Yum! Brands, Inc. plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of Yum! Brands, Inc. is $86.65, and stock is trading $2.83 points away or +3.26% from its 50-day moving average of $86.65. Further it is trading $9.04 or +11.23% away its 200-day moving average of $80.44. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) 52-week high is $90.60 and the 52-week low is $64.58.

This explains if the stock moves $-1.12, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +38.56% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of Yum! Brands, Inc., shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) ratio came in at 26.97.

The stock last ended the trading session at $89.48 and registered a market cap of $34.89B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) PEG ratio is at 1.98.

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