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Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 14, 2015

Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 06, 2015. Shareholders who purchased YUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.81% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of YUM was $72.91, representing a -12.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.58 and a 10.79% increase over the 52 week low of $65.81.

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 $3.19. Zacks Investment Research reports YUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.41%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.

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 Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio ( PEJ )
  • EGShares Blue Chip ETF ( BCHP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth Portfolio ( PWB )
  • PowerShares Value Line Timeliness Select Portfolio ( SPHQ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEJ with an increase of 7.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of YUM at 5.1%.

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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