A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ: YUMC) recently:

  • 4/12/2017 – Yum China Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Yum China Holdings, Inc. is a licensee of Yum! Brands primarily in mainland China. The company have rights to KFC, China’s quick-service restaurant concept, Pizza Hut, casual dining restaurant brand and Taco Bell. Yum China Holdings, Inc. is based in Shanghai, China. “
  • 4/10/2017 – Yum China Holdings had its price target raised by analysts at CIBC from $33.00 to $35.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 4/7/2017 – Yum China Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Yum China Holdings, Inc. is a licensee of Yum! Brands primarily in mainland China. The company have rights to KFC, China’s quick-service restaurant concept, Pizza Hut, casual dining restaurant brand and Taco Bell. Yum China Holdings, Inc. is based in Shanghai, China. “
  • 4/7/2017 – Yum China Holdings had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock.
  • 4/7/2017 – Yum China Holdings had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00.
  • 4/7/2017 – Yum China Holdings was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 3/8/2017 – Yum China Holdings was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Yum China Holdings, Inc. is a licensee of Yum! Brands primarily in mainland China. The company have rights to KFC, China’s quick-service restaurant concept, Pizza Hut, casual dining restaurant brand and Taco Bell. Yum China Holdings, Inc. is based in Shanghai, China. “
  • 2/24/2017 – Yum China Holdings is now covered by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They set a “buy” rating and a $31.48 price target on the stock.

Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:YUMC) traded down 1.33% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $32.64. 1,996,929 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $28.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.20. Yum China Holdings Inc has a 52-week low of $23.79 and a 52-week high of $33.28. The stock has a market cap of $12.54 billion and a P/E ratio of 24.00.

Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 5th. The company reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.27 billion. Yum China Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Yum China Holdings Inc will post $1.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Riu Sun sold 3,377 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.44, for a total transaction of $109,549.88. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CEO Muktesh Pant acquired 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 7th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $31.17 per share, for a total transaction of $3,117,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 115,733 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,607,397.61. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 31,070 shares of company stock worth $1,010,868 over the last three months.

Yum China Holdings, Inc is a restaurant company. The Company’s segments include KFC, Pizza Hut Casual Dining, and All Other Segments, including Pizza Hut Home Service, East Dawning, Little Sheep and Taco Bell. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China. Its restaurant base consists of various restaurant concepts.

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