Trade-Ideas: Yum Brands (YUM) Is Today's New Lifetime High Stock

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Yum Brands ( YUM) as a new lifetime high 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 $432.5 million.
  • YUM has traded 215,564 shares today.
  • YUM is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on YUM:

YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants. It operates in five segments: YUM China, YUM India, the KFC Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Taco Bell Division. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. YUM has a PE ratio of 38.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Yum Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Yum Brands has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Yum has a market cap of $37.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. The stock has a beta of 0.97 and a short float of 1.2% with 0.97 days to cover. Shares are up 19.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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