Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) Falls 4.17% for January 18

Equities Staff  |

One of the S&P 500’s big losers for Monday January 18 was Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM). The company’s stock fell 4.17% to $67.09 on volume of 6.83 million shares.

The stock opened the day at 68.25 and traded between a low of $66.76 and a high of $68.78. The stock finished the day down $2.92 per share. Yum! Brands Inc. has an average daily volume of 4.7 million and a total float of 431.24 million shares. The 50-day SMA for Yum! Brands Inc. is $71.38 and its 200-day SMA is $79.99. The high for the stock over the last 52 weeks is $95.90 and the low is $66.35.

Yum Brands Inc through the three concepts of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, develops, operates, franchises and licenses a system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of competitively priced food items.

Yum! Brands Inc. is centered in Louisville, KY, and has 537,000 employees. Today’s trading day leaves the company with a market cap of $28.93 billionwith a P/E Ratio of 31.8. The company has a P/S ratio of 4.4, P/B ratio of 15.86, and a 25.8.

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