NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Yum Brands (NYSE: YUM) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $71.92, above its previous 52-week high of $71.79 with 1.7 million shares traded as of 12:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Yum has a market cap of $32.23 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 20.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a quick service restaurant company in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9, above the average leisure industry P/E ratio of 25.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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