Brinker Capital INC Has Lifted Position in Yum Brands INC (YUM) as Shares Rose

May 18, 2018 - By Bernice Betts

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 48 investors sold YUM shares while 251 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 235.88 million shares or 1.51% less from 239.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Raymond James Tru Na reported 12,473 shares. Dynamic Mngmt Limited reported 32,203 shares. 683 were reported by Perkins Coie Tru. Cibc World Markets Corp stated it has 76,062 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Brown Advisory, a Maryland-based fund reported 45,241 shares. 20.32M were accumulated by Blackrock. Trust Co Of Vermont holds 0.02% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 1,980 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP owns 0% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 21,631 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Limited Liability Corp Oh holds 2,915 shares. Rmb Capital Mngmt holds 4,871 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. City Holdg has invested 0.03% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Freshford Cap Limited Liability Corporation has invested 3.44% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Cibc World Incorporated holds 0% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) or 3,078 shares. Cap Int Ca holds 0.15% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 12,000 shares. Bristol John W & Inc Ny invested 1.88% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM).

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $194,761 activity.

Brinker Capital Inc increased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 363.46% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brinker Capital Inc bought 39,108 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 49,868 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.07M, up from 10,760 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brinker Capital Inc who had been investing in Yum Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.83 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $83. About 1.98M shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 32.07% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.52% the S&P500.

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YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Yum! Brands had 21 analyst reports since December 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $94 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Thursday, May 3. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $90 target. Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of YUM in report on Thursday, May 3 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 3 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 2. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was downgraded by Instinet. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Nomura. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of YUM in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

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