Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 10, 2013

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Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 10, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.335 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 03, 2013. 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 $67.33, the dividend yield is 1.99%.

The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $67.33, representing a -9.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.75 and a 12.82% increase over the 52 week low of $59.68.

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 $3.37. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .04%, compared to an industry average of 16.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the YUM Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • Columbia Select Large Cap Growth ETF ( RWG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWG with an increase of 19.61% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of YUM at 4.79%.



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: MCD , PEJ , RWG , SBUX , YUM

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