Brinker Capital INC Lifted Yum Brands INC (YUM) Stake by $3.17 Million

May 18, 2018 - By Darrin Black

YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is negative, 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. Bryn Mawr reported 5,998 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Kepos LP has 57,899 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio. Wellington Mgmt Gp Limited Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Com, a Minnesota-based fund reported 29,661 shares. Cibc Ww Markets stated it has 0% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.06% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Motco holds 0% or 188 shares in its portfolio. Mirae Asset Global Invests has 20,951 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Payden & Rygel stated it has 161,900 shares. Utah Retirement reported 0.11% stake. The United Kingdom-based Mondrian Investment Prtnrs Limited has invested 0% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Qs Invsts Lc owns 7,450 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Pennsylvania Trust stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Goelzer Mngmt Inc owns 5,326 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Argi Services Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 61,831 shares or 0.33% of all its holdings.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, 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.

More notable recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Should Investors Buy the Post-Earnings Dip in Yum! Brands, Inc. Stock?” on May 07, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Ackman Has a Point About United Technologies Corporation Stock” published on May 18, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Alcoa, FedEx, 22nd Century Group, Aspen Technology, Yum! Brands …” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “About That Big Price Target for Chipotle Mexican Grill…” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Apollo names new bosses at Qdoba” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

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. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Nomura. Instinet downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 30 report. Deutsche Bank maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Monday, February 12. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $82 target. Robert W. Baird upgraded YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, May 3 to “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $88.0 target in Tuesday, January 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, February 9 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 16. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $90 target in Thursday, May 3 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 18.

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