Quick service restaurant operator Yum! Brands, Inc. (
) on Friday caught some further bullish commentary from analysts at
The firm maintained its "Buy" rating on YUM and lifted its price
target to $81, suggesting a 13% upside to the stock's Thursday
closing price of $71.41. The analyst also raised its earnings
estimates for the company, citing its
strong first quarter results.
Yum! Brands shares rose $1.26, or +1.7%, in morning trading
The Bottom Line
Shares of Yum Brands (
) have a 1.60% dividend yield, based on today's closing stock price
of $71.41. The stock has technical support in the $65-$68 price
area. The shares are trading at all-time highs.
Yum! Brands, Inc. (
) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™
Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars.
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