EPS for Yum China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC) Expected At $0.17

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

The stock increased 5.08% or $2.225 during the last trading session, reaching $46.025. BlackRock Inc. now owns 27,306,495 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,076,695,000 after acquiring an additional 6,087,048 shares during the period. If Yum China Holdings, Inc. (:YUMC)'s stock has performed at 9.45%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. It was reported on Jan, 12 by Barchart.com. Earnings per share acts as an indicator of a company's profitability and is considered the single most essential variable in determining the share price of a company. Moreover, Scoria Capital Partners Lp has 3.13% invested in the company for 83,550 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) for 3,976 shares. (YUMC) has $16.40 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $28.25. About 3.31M shares traded or 72.91% up from the average. It has outperformed by 11.99% the S&P500.

The focus shifting on performance of the Yum China Holdings, Inc. Oppenheimer analyst B. Bittner anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.48 per share for the quarter. YUMC's profit would be $65.33 million giving it 62.76 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. (NYSE:YUMC)'s latest quote $43.29 $1.45 1.43% will find technical support in $42.86 a share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for Yum China Holdings, Inc. traders. Therefore 57% are positive. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Yum China in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st. They issued a "buy" rating and a $51.60 price objective on the stock. (NYSE:YUMC) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, February 24.

Despite the fact that a low P/E ratio may make a stock look like a good buy, factoring in the company's growth rate to get the stock's PEG ratio can tell a different story. CLSA has "Underperform" rating and $30 target. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 5 by Goldman Sachs.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. The firm operates primarily through KFC and Pizza Hut Casual Dining divisions. It has a 31.38 P/E ratio.

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