Yum! Brands should be bought aggressively into strength, says Stifel After Yum! reported higher than expected Q1 operating EPS, Stifel notes that the company's China profits jumped 80% during the quarter. The firm continues to expect the company's China comp to rise 12% in Q2, and keeps a $95 price target and Buy rating on the stock.
Yum! Brands authorizes up to $1B in share repurchases Yum! Brands board authorized the company to repurchase up to $1B in additional shares of common stock. The $1B in additional share repurchases of the company’s outstanding common stock is authorized through May 31, 2016.