Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) insider Angela Ai sold 8,391 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.25, for a total value of $312,564.75. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 17,127 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $637,980.75. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Angela Ai also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, September 7th, Angela Ai sold 4,529 shares of Yum China stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.25, for a total value of $173,234.25.
YUMC traded down $0.78 during trading on Friday, reaching $36.50. The stock had a trading volume of 3,272,191 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,752,984. The company has a current ratio of 1.74, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. The company has a market cap of $14.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.70, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of 0.56. Yum China Holdings Inc has a one year low of $30.10 and a one year high of $48.75.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.12 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 26th. This is an increase from Yum China’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.32%. Yum China’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 28.17%.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Legacy Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Yum China by 660.8% during the second quarter. Legacy Advisors LLC now owns 3,043 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 2,643 shares in the last quarter. Amussen Hunsaker Associates LLC bought a new position in shares of Yum China during the second quarter valued at $130,000. Capital Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Yum China during the second quarter valued at $140,000. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Yum China during the third quarter valued at $139,000. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. bought a new position in shares of Yum China during the third quarter valued at $192,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.54% of the company’s stock.
YUMC has been the subject of a number of research reports. Oppenheimer downgraded Yum China from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $33.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Friday, August 17th. Bank of America downgraded Yum China from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and decreased their price objective for the stock from $44.30 to $34.00 in a report on Thursday, July 19th. UBS Group downgraded Yum China from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 17th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Yum China from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 18th. Finally, Macquarie downgraded Yum China from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Yum China currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.75.
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About Yum China
Yum China Holdings, Inc owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in China. The company operates in two segments, KFC and Pizza Hut. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, East Dawning, and Little Sheep brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, hot pot cooking, Chinese food, and Mexican-style food categories.
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