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July 31, 2014
05:47 EDTYUMYum! Brands price target lowered to $78 from $90 at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank lowered its price target for Yum! Brands to $78 after the company disclosed a "significant negative impact to same store sales" in China due to the latest China food supplier issue. Deutsche cut its estimates believes the stock is already reflecting a significant hit to the China business. It keeps a Buy rating on Yum!.
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May 4, 2015
13:12 EDTYUMMeister says Yum! China separation would create value
Meister proposes Yum consider spinning off its China business, then enter into franchise agreement with remaining company to pay 3.5% royalty fee, which he believes could unlock $16 per share in value. Meister believes Yum! Brands non-China business can grow earnings 20% per year after a spinoff and that Yum China is worth about $40-$70 per share.
13:04 EDTYUMMeister says Yum! Brands can make $3 EPS in China in 2017
13:00 EDTYUMYum! Brands has three iconic brands, underearning asset in China, Meister says
Meister said Yum! Brands has a high quality management team, that its problems in China are being fixed and the recovery has begun in China. Yum's lack of willingness to change its capital structure has helped made its stock range bound, Meister said. The investor added that other fast food companies have better financial performance with more franchising than Yum.
12:52 EDTYUMKeith Meister confirms Corvex has new investment in Yum! Brands
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05:56 EDTYUMStocks with implied volatility movement; CCE YUM
Stocks with implied volatility movement; Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) 27, Yum! Brands (YUM) 26 according to iVolatility.
May 1, 2015
12:45 EDTYUMOn The Fly: Top stock stories at midday
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11:47 EDTYUMYum! Brands calls active on reports Corvex and Third Point have stakes
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11:35 EDTYUMMeister reportedly joins Loeb in Yum! Brands stake
Keith Meister's Corvex Management took a large stake in Yum! Brands (YUM) early in the first quarter, CNBC's Scott Wapner reports, citing sources. The stake is a top five position for Corvex. Earlier today, Dan Loeb's Third Point wrote in its quarterly letter that it has taken a "significant stake" in the owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Meister is expected to speak about his Yum! position at Monday's Ira Sohn Conference. Shares of the Yum! are up $4.33 to $90.29 near midday trading.
11:30 EDTYUMCorvex takes big stake in Yum! Brands, CNBC reports
10:13 EDTYUMNY AG announces $375,000 settlement with KFC franchise for underpaying workers
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09:55 EDTYUMYum! Brands, Devon Energy jump after Third Point reveals new stakes
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09:45 EDTYUMThird Point announces 'significant stake' in Yum! Brands
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April 30, 2015
07:51 EDTYUMYum! Brands price target raised to $100 from $85 at UBS
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April 22, 2015
09:53 EDTYUMYum! Brands sees strong comp sales in China in Q2 vs. Q1
Sees investing $185M in KFC U.S. over the next three years, will invest about $100M this year. Sees Taco Bell commodity costs unchanged in 2015. Sees deflation in Taco Bell cheese prices in 2015.
09:36 EDTYUMYum! Brands says Q2 EPS may show steeper decline vs. prior year
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09:35 EDTYUMYum! Brands says Q2 EPS could lag prior year by about 20%
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09:22 EDTYUMOn The Fly: Pre-market Movers
UP AFTER EARNINGS: CalAmp (CAMP), up 12.7%... Angie's List (ANGI), up 17.4%... Broadcom (BRCM), up 6.3%... Owens Corning (OC), up 3.8%... Yum! Brands (YUM), up 3.3%... Dolby Laboratories (DLB), up 3.6%... Infinera (INFN), up 2.4%... AutoNation (AN), up 2.5%... Amgen (AMGN), up 3.1%... Coca-Cola (KO), up 2%. ALSO HIGHER: Procera Networks (PKT) up 10.4% after being acquired by Francisco Partners in deal valued at $240M... Organovo (ONVO), up 19.2% after entering into a collaboration agreement with Merck Sharp and Dohme... Vical (VICL), up 5.8% after being awarded $4M contract to manufacture HIV vaccines for clinical evaluation... CTI BioPharma (CTIC), up 4.9% after announcing that Phase 3 pacritinib data will be highlighted in a late-breaking oral presentation at ASCO meeting. DOWN AFTER EARNINGS: Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), down 5.2%... iRobot (IRBT), down 3.6%... Cree (CREE), down 3.5%... United Rentals (URI), down 4%... Super Micro Computer (SMC), down 2.3%... Thermo Fisher (TMO), down 2.6%. ALSO LOWER: Natural Resource Partners (NRP), down 14% after reducing quarterly distribution 75% to 9c per unit... Trinity Industries (TRN), down 3.5% following a Bloomberg report that the Justice Department has initiated a criminal investigation into Trinity guardrails.
07:42 EDTYUMYum! China margins very impressive, thesis gaining steam, says Oppenheimer
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07:33 EDTYUMYum! Brands price target raised to $110 from $100 at Stifel
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06:28 EDTYUMYum! Brands says China business recovering, Reuters reports
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