Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 09, 2014


Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased YUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that YUM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.23, the dividend yield is 1.97%.

The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $75.23, representing a -4.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.68 and a 19.11% increase over the 52 week low of $63.16.

YUM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). YUM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.36. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 22.37%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the YUM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to YUM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have YUM as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Quality Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHQ with an increase of 3.48% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of YUM at 1.19%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: YUM , MCD , SBUX , SPHQ

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