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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
YUM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. YUM: 0.30 )
YUM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3

Equity to Asset 0.27
YUM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. YUM: 0.27 )
YUM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.33   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.27

-0.33
0.3
Interest Coverage 6.66
YUM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.87 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: 7
Z-Score: 5.59
M-Score: -2.84
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.13
YUM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. YUM: 16.13 )
YUM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.93   Max: 16.83
Current: 16.13

6.93
16.83
Net-margin (%) 10.83
YUM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. YUM: 10.83 )
YUM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.15   Max: 11.71
Current: 10.83

-1.15
11.71
ROE (%) 63.92
YUM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. YUM: 63.92 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 50.07   Max: 233.59
Current: 63.92

50.07
233.59
ROA (%) 16.52
YUM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. YUM: 16.52 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.23   Max: 17.9
Current: 16.52

9.23
17.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.34
YUM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.03 vs. YUM: 49.34 )
YUM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 32.82   Max: 55.33
Current: 49.34

32.82
55.33
Revenue Growth (%) 6.70
YUM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. YUM: 6.70 )
YUM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.9   Max: 13.8
Current: 6.7

-10.9
13.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.30
YUM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 256 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: 16.5
Current: 4.3

-3.9
16.5
EPS Growth (%) -0.10
YUM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. YUM: -0.10 )
YUM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 15.3
Current: -0.1

-1.4
15.3
» YUM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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)
Ron Baron 44,385 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 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

Paul Tudor Jones 4,870 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 220,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 720,030 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 302,758 sh (+1012.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,064 sh (+96.17%)
John Burbank 40,500 sh (+80%)
Ron Baron 53,541 sh (+20.63%)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 12,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 200,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,331,639 sh (-1.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 394,663 sh (-35%)
Pioneer Investments 6,573 sh (-74.76%)
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Q2 2014

YUM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 305,515 sh (+654.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,246,078 sh (+215.73%)
Caxton Associates 300,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 300,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,306,064 sh (-0.77%)
Ron Baron 48,666 sh (-9.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,560 sh (-63.76%)
Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (-68.18%)
Jim Simons 136,200 sh (-81.08%)
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Q3 2014

YUM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,997 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 310,322 sh (+12022%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 3,538,104 sh (+7.02%)
Jeff Auxier 15,472 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,174,219 sh (-5.77%)
Ron Baron 42,811 sh (-12.03%)
John Burbank 40,500 sh (-86.74%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with YUM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Reduce -86.74%0.36%$69.4 - $83.29 $ 76.293%40500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 12022%0.22%$69.4 - $83.29 $ 76.293%310322
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 654.36%0.36%$74.37 - $81.98 $ 76.29-1%305515
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -63.76%0.01%$74.37 - $81.98 $ 76.29-1%2560
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Sold Out $74.37 - $81.98 $ 76.29-1%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Add 80%0.04%$66.16 - $77.4 $ 76.294%40500
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 20.63%$66.16 - $77.4 $ 76.294%53541
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 96.17%$66.16 - $77.4 $ 76.294%7064
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$65.17 - $78.3 $ 76.297%22500
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce -23.08%$65.17 - $78.3 $ 76.297%12000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.90
YUM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.50 vs. YUM: 23.90 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.29   Max: 32.82
Current: 23.9

12.29
32.82
P/B 13.31
YUM's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. YUM: 13.31 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 7.74   Max: 94.24
Current: 13.31

7.74
94.24
P/S 2.58
YUM's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. YUM: 2.58 )
YUM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.78
Current: 2.58

1.07
2.78
PFCF 29.12
YUM's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 258.00 vs. YUM: 29.12 )
YUM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 18.1   Max: 39.75
Current: 29.12

18.1
39.75
EV-to-EBIT 16.51
YUM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. YUM: 16.51 )
YUM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 22.1
Current: 16.51

10.2
22.1
PEG 3.50
YUM's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. YUM: 3.50 )
YUM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 38.89
Current: 3.5

1.05
38.89
Shiller P/E 27.13
YUM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. YUM: 27.13 )
YUM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.73   Max: 32
Current: 27.13

15.73
32
Current Ratio 0.98
YUM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. YUM: 0.98 )
YUM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.08
Current: 0.98

0.33
1.08
Quick Ratio 0.85
YUM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. YUM: 0.85 )
YUM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1
Current: 0.85

0.29
1

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.99
YUM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. YUM: 1.99 )
YUM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.99

0.22
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.46
YUM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. YUM: 0.46 )
YUM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.02
Current: 0.46

0.13
1.02
Dividend growth (3y) 16.00
YUM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
85% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 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) 4.09
YUM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. YUM: 4.09 )
YUM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 6.02
Current: 4.09

0.45
6.02
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
YUM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 269 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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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 33.46
YUM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. YUM: 33.46 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 18.64   Max: 195.2
Current: 33.46

18.64
195.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.58
YUM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. YUM: 2.58 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 4.89
Current: 2.58

1.44
4.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
YUM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. YUM: 1.44 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.53
Current: 1.44

0.33
1.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.44
YUM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. YUM: 3.44 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 4.55
Current: 3.44

1.13
4.55
Price/Graham Number 5.84
YUM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. YUM: 5.84 )
YUM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 12.12
Current: 5.84

3.81
12.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
YUM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. YUM: 6.10 )
YUM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 9.8
Current: 6.1

4.5
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.34
YUM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. YUM: 9.34 )
YUM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 17.5
Current: 9.34

-1.1
17.5

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. The Company 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. It has over 40,000 restaurants in more than 125 countries and territories. Units are operated by a Concept or by independent franchisees or licensees under the terms of franchise or license agreements. It operates through six segments, namely YUM Restaurants China, YUM Restaurants International (YRI), Taco Bell U.S., KFC U.S., Pizza Hut U.S. and YUM Restaurants India. The China Division includes mainland China, and the India Division includes India, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Nepal and Sri Lanka. YRI includes the remainder of its international operations. The China Division, based in Shanghai, China, comprises 6,200 system restaurants, primarily Company-owned KFCs and Pizza Huts. YRI, based in Plano, Texas, comprises 15,200 system restaurants, primarily franchised KFCs and Pizza Huts, operating in over 120 countries outside the U.S., China and India. The India Division, based in Delhi, India comprises 700 system restaurants. Most restaurants in each Concept offer consumers the ability to dine in and/or carry out food. In addition, Taco Bell and KFC offer a drive-thru option in many stores. Pizza Hut offers a drive-thru option on a much more limited basis. Pizza Hut and KFC, on a more limited basis primarily in China, offer delivery service. Each concept can be described in the following manner, KFC restaurants across the world offer fried and non-fried chicken products such as sandwiches, chicken strips, chicken-on-the-bone and other chicken products marketed under a variety of names. KFC restaurants also offer a variety of entrees and side items suited to local preferences and tastes. Restaurant decor throughout the world is characterized by the image of the Colonel. Pizza Hut features a variety of pizzas which are marketed under varying names. Each of these pizzas is offered with a variety of different toppings suited to local preferences and tastes. Many Pizza Huts also offer pasta and chicken wings, including over 4,800 stores offering wings under the brand WingStreet, primarily in the U.S. Outside the U.S., Pizza Hut casual dining restaurants offer a variety of core menu products other than pizza, which are typically suited to local preferences and tastes. Pizza Hut units feature a distinctive red roof logo on their signage. Taco Bell specializes in Mexican-style food products, including various types of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, salads, nachos and other related items. Taco Bell units feature a distinctive bell logo on their signage. The Company and its Concepts own numerous registered trademarks and service marks such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. The retail food industry, in which the Company's Conce
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