Today's Post-Market Laggard Is Yum Brands (YUM)

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Yum Brands ( YUM) as a post-market laggard candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Yum Brands as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • YUM has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $402.0 million.
  • YUM is down 2.5% today from today's close.

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More details on YUM:

YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants in the United States and internationally. It operates in six segments: YUM Restaurants China, YUM Restaurants International, Taco Bell U.S., KFC U.S., Pizza Hut U.S., and YUM Restaurants India. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. YUM has a PE ratio of 28.0. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Yum Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Yum Brands has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Yum has a market cap of $32.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. The stock has a beta of 0.74 and a short float of 1.4% with 1.15 days to cover. Shares are down 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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