Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 08, 2019. Shareholders who purchased YUM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $93.26, representing a -2.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.45 and a 22.2% increase over the 52 week low of $76.32.
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 $4.68. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 19.6%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to YUM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have YUM as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF ( PEJ )
- Invesco Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF ( PBJ )
- Arrow QVM Equity Factor ETF ( QVM ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an decrease of -3.86% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent weighting of YUM at 5.41%.