Yum! Brands downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James Raymond James downgraded Yum! Brands to Underperform citing the company's slowing sales in China. Note shares were also downgraded this morning at UBS.
Yum! Brands March weekly calls active amid renewed spin-off speculation Yum! Brands March weekly 79 and 80 calls are active on total call volume of 10,500 contracts (500 puts) amid renewed spin-off speculation. March weekly call option implied volatility is at 30, April is at 23, May is at 26; compared to its 26-week average of 22 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking large positions for upside price movement.