OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp increased its stake in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 87.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 41,800 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock after buying an additional 19,500 shares during the period. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp’s holdings in Yum! Brands were worth $3,796,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Yum! Brands by 3.0% in the second quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 135,320 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $11,221,000 after buying an additional 3,970 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Yum! Brands by 74.8% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 6,656 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $552,000 after buying an additional 2,848 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Yum! Brands by 0.6% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 12,367 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $1,025,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC raised its stake in shares of Yum! Brands by 2.3% in the second quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 3,095 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Yum! Brands by 36.9% in the second quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,595 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $962,000 after buying an additional 3,128 shares during the last quarter. 72.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM)

Shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) traded down 0.26% during trading on Friday, hitting $64.49. 530,631 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $63.88 and its 200 day moving average price is $63.24. Yum! Brands, Inc. has a one year low of $46.43 and a one year high of $66.13. The stock has a market cap of $23.67 billion, a PE ratio of 16.59 and a beta of 0.78.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 13th will be paid a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 11th. Yum! Brands’s dividend payout ratio is currently 30.53%.

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Several equities research analysts recently commented on YUM shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Yum! Brands from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, September 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered shares of Yum! Brands from a “top pick” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $97.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, September 23rd. RBC Capital Markets lowered shares of Yum! Brands from a “top pick” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $97.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, September 23rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Vetr raised shares of Yum! Brands from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $95.24 target price for the company in a report on Monday, September 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upped their target price on shares of Yum! Brands from $88.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $88.16.

About Yum! Brands

YUM! Brands, Inc (YUM) is engaged in restaurant business. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses an across the world system of restaurants, which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items, primarily through the three concepts of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell (the Concepts). YUM’s segments include The KFC Division, which includes all operations of the KFC concept outside of China Division; The Pizza Hut Division, which includes all operations of the Pizza Hut concept outside of China Division, and the Taco Bell Division, which includes all operations of the Taco Bell concept.

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