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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
YUM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. YUM: 0.19 )
YUM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.19

0.03
0.4
Equity to Asset 0.25
YUM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. YUM: 0.25 )
YUM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.32   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.25

-0.32
0.28
Interest Coverage 6.66
YUM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. YUM: 6.66 )
YUM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 13.57
Current: 6.66

2.43
13.57
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.38
M-Score: -3.02
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.74
YUM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. YUM: 13.74 )
YUM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 16.83
Current: 13.74

6.93
16.83
Net-margin (%) 8.34
YUM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. YUM: 8.34 )
YUM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.15   Max: 11.71
Current: 8.34

-1.15
11.71
ROE (%) 50.37
YUM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. YUM: 50.37 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 46.39   Max: 473.08
Current: 50.37

46.39
473.08
ROA (%) 12.55
YUM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. YUM: 12.55 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.17   Max: 17.72
Current: 12.55

-2.17
17.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 40.32
YUM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. YUM: 40.32 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 20.61   Max: 53.98
Current: 40.32

20.61
53.98
Revenue Growth (%) 6.70
YUM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. YUM: 6.70 )
YUM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 13.6
Current: 6.7

-10.9
13.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.30
YUM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. YUM: 4.30 )
YUM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 16.3
Current: 4.3

-3.9
16.3
EPS Growth (%) -0.10
YUM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. YUM: -0.10 )
YUM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 15.3
Current: -0.1

-1.4
15.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

YUM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,967,175 sh (New)
Mark Hillman 11,831 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 293,569 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 410,000 sh (+134.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,530 sh (+26.57%)
Mario Gabelli 15,600 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 61,357 sh (-0.08%)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (-0.32%)
Ron Baron 44,385 sh (-2.38%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,491,592 sh (-3.08%)
Jim Simons 228,900 sh (-59.57%)
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Q3 2013

YUM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,310,016 sh (+11.55%)
Mario Gabelli 15,600 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 44,385 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
Mark Hillman 11,831 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 60,034 sh (-2.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,319,400 sh (-11.54%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,541 sh (-35.97%)
Steven Cohen 37,308 sh (-87.29%)
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Q4 2013

YUM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Burbank 22,500 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,392,442 sh (+2.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,601 sh (+1.69%)
Mark Hillman 11,831 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 44,385 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 12,000 sh (-23.08%)
Steven Cohen 27,213 sh (-27.06%)
Jeremy Grantham 607,138 sh (-53.98%)
Pioneer Investments 26,046 sh (-56.61%)
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Q1 2014

YUM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,331,639 sh (-1.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with YUM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$65.17 - $78.3 $ 76.817%22500
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.08%$65.17 - $78.3 $ 76.817%12000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -35.97%0.01%$69.61 - $74.82 $ 76.816%3541
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 26.57%$64.15 - $73.52 $ 76.8112%5530
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -28.56%0.01%$62.08 - $71.94 $ 76.8116%4369
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.28%$63.88 - $74.47 $ 76.8110%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$63.88 - $74.47 $ 76.8110%6116
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Add 34.53%$63.88 - $74.47 $ 76.8110%43145
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.28%$61.95 - $68.51 $ 76.8118%94000
Tom Gayner 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$61.95 - $68.51 $ 76.8118%0
Mason Hawkins 2012-03-31 Sold Out 3.5%$58.57 - $71.44 $ 76.8126%0
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$58.57 - $71.44 $ 76.8126%0
Tom Gayner 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$58.57 - $71.44 $ 76.8126%3200
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 27.39%$58.57 - $71.44 $ 76.8126%32956
Mason Hawkins 2011-12-31 Reduce -30.28%1.32%$48.12 - $59.58 $ 76.8141%13017260
Steve Mandel 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.82%$48.12 - $59.58 $ 76.8141%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -85.59%0.05%$48.12 - $59.58 $ 76.8141%25870
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 New Buy0.02%$48.12 - $59.58 $ 76.8141%20848
Ruane Cunniff 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0023%$48.12 - $59.58 $ 76.8141%0
Steve Mandel 2011-09-30 Reduce -72.08%2.18%$47.82 - $56.6 $ 76.8145%2033052
Mason Hawkins 2011-09-30 Reduce -28.96%1.64%$47.82 - $56.6 $ 76.8145%18671270
Ruane Cunniff 2011-09-30 Reduce -91.86%0.03%$47.82 - $56.6 $ 76.8145%4479
Steve Mandel 2011-06-30 Reduce -30.23%1.29%$49.58 - $56.69 $ 76.8143%7282003
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 New Buy0.05%$49.58 - $56.69 $ 76.8143%166525
Ruane Cunniff 2011-06-30 Reduce -36.89%0.01%$49.58 - $56.69 $ 76.8143%55019
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $49.58 - $56.69 $ 76.8143%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 Reduce -50.47%0.01%$46.4 - $52.85 $ 76.8154%23925
Ruane Cunniff 2011-03-31 Add 51.4%0.01%$46.4 - $52.85 $ 76.8154%87181
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 32.50
YUM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.70 vs. YUM: 32.50 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 32.82
Current: 32.5

12.29
32.82
P/B 15.80
YUM's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. YUM: 15.80 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 7.74   Max: 94.24
Current: 15.8

7.74
94.24
P/S 2.70
YUM's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. YUM: 2.70 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.7

1.06
2.78
PFCF 32.41
YUM's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. YUM: 32.41 )
YUM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 18.1   Max: 39.75
Current: 32.41

18.1
39.75
EV-to-EBIT 20.43
YUM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. YUM: 20.43 )
YUM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 22.1
Current: 20.43

10.2
22.1
PEG 4.76
YUM's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.76 vs. YUM: 4.76 )
YUM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 38.02
Current: 4.76

1.01
38.02
Shiller P/E 29.24
YUM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.50 vs. YUM: 29.24 )
YUM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.63   Max: 31.87
Current: 29.24

15.63
31.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.90
YUM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. YUM: 1.90 )
YUM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.9

0.22
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.59
YUM's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
56% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. YUM: 0.59 )
YUM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.59

0.08
0.58
Dividend growth (3y) 16.00
YUM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. YUM: 16.00 )
YUM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 73.8
Current: 16

0
73.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.89
YUM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. YUM: 3.89 )
YUM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 6.02
Current: 3.89

0.45
6.02
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
YUM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. YUM: 1.70 )
YUM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.3   Max: -1.1
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 53.71
YUM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. YUM: 53.71 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 19.82   Max: 147.19
Current: 53.71

19.82
147.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.69
YUM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
58% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. YUM: 2.69 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 3.93
Current: 2.69

1.62
3.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
YUM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. YUM: 1.54 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.54

0.4
1.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.20
YUM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. YUM: 4.20 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 4.13
Current: 4.2

1.15
4.13
Price/Graham Number 8.75
YUM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. YUM: 8.75 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 11.78
Current: 8.75

4.06
11.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.90
YUM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. YUM: 4.90 )
YUM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 9.8
Current: 4.9

4.5
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.85
YUM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. YUM: 9.85 )
YUM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.9   Max: 17.4
Current: 9.85

-0.9
17.4

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:TGR.Germany
YUM! Brands, Inc. was incorporated under the laws of the state of North Carolina in 1997. YUM is a restaurant company in terms of system restaurants with approximately 39,000 restaurants in more than 125 countries and territories operating under the KFC, Pizza Hut or Taco Bell brands. The Company owns non-controlling interests in Chinese entities who operate in a manner similar to KFC franchisees.On February 1, 2012, it acquired a controlling interest in Little Sheep Group Limited. The Company's restaurant brands - KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell - are the global leaders in the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories, respectively. Its business consists of six operating segments: YUM Restaurants China, YUM Restaurants International, KFC U.S., Pizza Hut U.S., Taco Bell U.S., and YUM Restaurants India. The China Division, based in Shanghai, China, comprises approximately 5,700 system restaurants, primarily Company-owned KFCs and Pizza Huts. The International Division, based in Dallas, Texas, comprises approximately 14,500 system restaurants, primarily franchised KFCs and Pizza Huts, operating in over 120 countries outside the U.S. The Company and its franchisees also operate multibrand units, primarily in the U.S., where two or more of the Concepts are operated in a single unit. Through its Concepts, it develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of both traditional and non-traditional QSR restaurants. Traditional units feature dine-in, carryout and, in some instances, drive-thru or delivery services. The Company's Concepts, including Concept units operated by its franchisees, are substantial purchasers of a number of food and paper products, equipment and other restaurant supplies. The principal items purchased include chicken, cheese, beef and pork products, paper and packaging materials. The Company and its Concepts own numerous registered trademarks and service marks. The Company believes that many of these marks, including its Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell marks, have significant value and are materially important to its business. The retail food industry, in which the Company competes, is made up of supermarkets, supercenters, warehouse stores, convenience stores, coffee shops, snack bars, delicatessens and restaurants, and is competitive with respect to food quality, price, service, convenience, location and concept. Each of the Concepts compete with international, national and regional restaurant chains as well as locally-owned restaurants, not only for customers, but also for management and hourly personnel, suitable real estate sites and qualified franchisees.

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