Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.01, from 0.93 in 2019Q1. It is positive, as 42 investors sold YUM shares while 264 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 220.21 million shares or 0.78% more from 218.50 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. 1,883 were accumulated by Indiana & Management. Epoch Invest Prtn invested in 0.02% or 40,495 shares. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust & Tru reported 8,670 shares. Capital Guardian Trust Commerce has invested 0.76% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 1,958 are held by Azimuth Ltd Liability Corp. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability accumulated 0.03% or 119,965 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com accumulated 541,118 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Co Of Toledo Na Oh has 0.14% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 4,984 shares. Voloridge Invest Ltd Co holds 39,112 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Wellington Gru Ltd Liability Partnership reported 8,453 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thomasville Commercial Bank, Georgia-based fund reported 2,898 shares. Diversified Trust invested 0.01% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). M&R Inc accumulated 14,406 shares. Capital Advisors Ok has invested 0.1% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd Llc holds 147,146 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio.

Creative Planning increased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 87607% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Creative Planning bought 175,214 shares as the company's stock rose 10.38% . The institutional investor held 175,414 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $19.41M, up from 200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Creative Planning who had been investing in Yum Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $34.68B market cap company. The stock increased 1.45% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $115.45. About 73,561 shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 42.90% since September 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.90% the S&P500.

Creative Planning, which manages about $13.73 billion and $29.72B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VO) by 700,064 shares to 8.30 million shares, valued at $1.39B in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Martin Marietta Matls Inc (NYSE:MLM) by 14,235 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,858 shares, and cut its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHH).

More notable recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: "How Many YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Shares Have Insiders Sold, In The Last Year? - Yahoo Finance" on May 31, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: "How to Invest in Fast-Food Stocks - The Motley Fool" published on September 08, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: "How Should Investors React To YUM! Brands, Inc.'s (NYSE:YUM) CEO Pay? - Yahoo Finance" on May 09, 2019. More interesting news about YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "Feathers Are Flying in the Chicken Sandwich Wars - The Motley Fool" published on September 03, 2019 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Why YUM! Brands, and Taco Bell in Particular, Can Beat Out its Competitors - The Motley Fool" with publication date: August 18, 2019.

Among 8 analysts covering Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Yum! Brands has $12500 highest and $84 lowest target. $106.22's average target is -7.99% below currents $115.45 stock price. Yum! Brands had 17 analyst reports since March 19, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho downgraded the shares of YUM in report on Wednesday, March 20 to "Sell" rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of YUM in report on Tuesday, March 19 to "Hold" rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 19 by Argus Research. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, April 4 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Friday, August 2 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Friday, August 2. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $11000 target.

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