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Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 09, 2013

Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 09, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.335 per share scheduled for February 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased YUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 17.54% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $68.32, representing a -8.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.75 and a 16.99% increase over the 52 week low of $58.40.

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 $3.4. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 12.92%, compared to an industry average of 19.1%.

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 Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy Fund ETF ( RWG ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of 11.36% over the last 100 days. It also 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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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