Will Yum China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC) Run Out of Steam Soon?

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,553,947 shares of the company's stock valued at $140,133,000 after acquiring an additional 300,116 shares during the period. Basically, the P/E ratio tells potential shareholders how much they have to pay for every $1 of earnings.

Research analysts at Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) in a research note issued on Wednesday, January 3rd. Oppenheimer now has a "Outperform" rating and a $45.00 price objective on the stock. After having $0.52 EPS previously, Yum China Holdings, Inc.'s analysts see -67.31% EPS growth. Market cap is just a fancy name for a straightforward concept: it is the market value of a company's outstanding shares. -1.41% change in price for Yum China Holdings, Inc. indicates the momentum and velocity. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/01/10/yum-china-holdings-inc-to-post-q1-2018-earnings-of-0-48-per-share-oppenheimer-forecasts-yumc.html. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Public Sector Pension Invest Board owns 73,243 shares or 0.04% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Scoria Capital Partners Lp has 3.13% invested in the company for 83,550 shares. Mountain Lake Investment Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 180,000 shares.

What Analyst Suggest For Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NYSE:SAVE) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $0.17 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $0.17 per share. SAVE's profit will be $34.00 million for 22.91 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. Williams Jones & Associates LLC bought a new position in shares of Yum China during the 2nd quarter valued at about $217,000.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Spirit Airlines's analysts are positive. (NYSE:NSC), 5 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 17 Hold. The perception is that the lower the P/E, the higher will be the value of the stock. (NYSE:YUMC) hit a new 52-week high and has $49.94 target or 9.00 % above today's $45.82 share price. Morgan Stanley started coverage on Yum China in a research report on Tuesday, November 1st. The company was initiated on Friday, November 4 by Bernstein. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now has $30.30 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $30.10. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Yum China from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $45.30 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Wednesday, February 8 report.

The stock decreased 1.30% or $1.99 during the last trading session, reaching $151.61. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has risen 34.32% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.99% the S&P500.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. operates as a restaurant firm in China.

Now investors want to know the actual market worth of the company in the Stock Market. 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.

For investors, Forward P/E ratio allows a quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report. It operates approximately 7,500 restaurants in approximately 1,100 cities.

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