Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2014
Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased YUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.45% increase over the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $73.41, representing a -6.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.68 and a 23.01% 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 $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -10.51%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.
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 )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLG with an increase of 9.98% over the last 100 days. SPHQ has the highest percent weighting of YUM at 1.22%.