• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $145.31
  • Forecasted Upside: 13.26%
  • Number of Analysts: 16
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 10 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for YUM

Analyst Price Target is $145.31
▲ +13.26% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 16 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Yum! Brands in the last 3 months. The average price target is $145.31, with a high forecast of $162.00 and a low forecast of $115.00. The average price target represents a 13.26% upside from the last price of $128.31.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 16 investment analysts is to hold stock in Yum! Brands. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/16/2024Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$155.00 ➝ $153.00Low
7/16/2024Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$148.00 ➝ $143.00Low
7/16/2024Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ Inline$160.00 ➝ $145.00Low
6/13/2024TD CowenReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$156.00 ➝ $156.00Low
6/13/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$150.00Low
6/3/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$132.00 ➝ $140.00Low
5/28/2024TD CowenReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$156.00 ➝ $156.00Low
5/3/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$134.00 ➝ $132.00Low
5/2/2024BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$144.00 ➝ $148.00Low
5/2/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$133.00 ➝ $135.00Low
5/1/2024TD CowenReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$160.00 ➝ $160.00Low
4/23/2024CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$166.00 ➝ $162.00Low
4/10/2024TD CowenReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$160.00Low
4/10/2024ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldLow
3/19/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$133.00 ➝ $134.00Low
3/7/2024GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $155.00Low
3/7/2024TD CowenBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$144.00 ➝ $160.00N/A
2/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$130.00 ➝ $133.00Low
2/9/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$145.00 ➝ $141.00Low
2/8/2024BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$146.00 ➝ $144.00Low
2/8/2024CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$164.00 ➝ $166.00Low
1/29/2024CitigroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$155.00 ➝ $164.00Low
1/11/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$150.00 ➝ $135.00Low
1/5/2024OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$154.00Low
1/4/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$135.00Low
1/3/2024BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$126.00 ➝ $146.00Low
11/2/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$136.00 ➝ $139.00N/A
10/23/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$140.00 ➝ $126.00Low
10/20/2023Redburn AtlanticReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Neutral$115.00Low
10/19/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$131.00Low
10/17/2023CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$173.00 ➝ $163.00Low
10/11/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$155.00 ➝ $150.00Low
9/20/2023TD CowenReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$160.00Low
8/8/2023GuggenheimLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$153.00 ➝ $152.00Low
8/3/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$155.00Low
8/3/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$151.00 ➝ $158.00Low
8/3/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$139.00 ➝ $138.00Low
8/3/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$138.00 ➝ $140.00Low
8/3/2023TD CowenBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$155.00 ➝ $160.00Low
8/3/2023CitigroupLower Target$179.00 ➝ $173.00Low
7/24/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$172.00 ➝ $179.00Low
6/13/2023Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageNeutral$142.00Low
5/8/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$140.00 ➝ $144.00Low
5/4/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$145.00 ➝ $151.00Low
5/4/2023UBS GroupBoost Target$148.00 ➝ $156.00Low
4/21/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$136.00 ➝ $138.00Low
4/17/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $157.00Low
3/8/2023GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$147.00 ➝ $145.00Low
2/13/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$137.00 ➝ $143.00Low
2/9/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$137.00 ➝ $140.00Low
2/9/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$137.00 ➝ $142.00Low
2/9/2023Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$135.00 ➝ $141.00Low
2/9/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$168.00 ➝ $170.00Low
2/9/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$128.00 ➝ $136.00Low
2/8/2023CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$155.00Low
1/23/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$145.00Low
1/18/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$140.00 ➝ $155.00Low
1/18/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$122.00 ➝ $130.00Low
12/16/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$128.00 ➝ $132.00Low
12/14/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$146.00 ➝ $155.00Low
12/14/2022BarclaysBoost Target$122.00 ➝ $128.00Low
12/12/2022GuggenheimBoost Target$145.00Low
12/5/2022CowenBoost TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $155.00Low
12/5/2022CowenBoost Target$130.00 ➝ $155.00Low
11/30/2022CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$149.00 ➝ $160.00Low
11/23/2022ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$142.00Low
11/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$118.00 ➝ $122.00Low
11/3/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$126.00 ➝ $128.00Low
10/19/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$143.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/19/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$143.00 ➝ $130.00Low
10/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$142.00 ➝ $140.00Low
9/29/2022GuggenheimLower Target$142.00Low
9/7/2022Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$144.00Low
8/17/2022ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/21/2022CitigroupLower Target$148.00 ➝ $145.00Low
7/19/2022Robert W. BairdSet Target$146.00Low
7/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$146.00 ➝ $142.00Low
7/18/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $135.00Low
6/9/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$124.00 ➝ $120.00High
5/5/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$140.00 ➝ $130.00Low
5/5/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$142.00 ➝ $136.00High
5/5/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$137.00 ➝ $130.00High
5/5/2022CitigroupLower Target$156.00 ➝ $148.00High
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$150.00 ➝ $146.00Low
4/12/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$156.00High
2/17/2022CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$134.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
1/11/2022Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralHigh
12/15/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$133.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
12/9/2021Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$151.00Medium
10/28/2021MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$142.00 ➝ $145.00High
10/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$147.00 ➝ $144.00Low
10/5/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$120.00Low
9/15/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/26/2021CitigroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
8/26/2021OppenheimerDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
7/30/2021ArgusBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$135.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
7/30/2021CowenBoost TargetMarket Perform$117.00 ➝ $134.00Low
7/30/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetAverage ➝ Market Perform$120.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
7/30/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $148.00Medium
7/30/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$113.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$124.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
7/26/2021GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$135.00Low
6/1/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $121.00Low
4/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$105.00 ➝ $120.00Low
4/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$108.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/29/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
4/29/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$127.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
4/26/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $125.00Low
4/14/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$135.00Low
4/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$125.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
4/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$106.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/6/2021Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$118.00High
2/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$103.00 ➝ $108.00Low
2/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$107.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
1/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$119.00 ➝ $122.00Low
1/19/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$103.00N/A
1/7/2021MKM PartnersBoost TargetNeutral$110.00 ➝ $115.00N/A
12/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$109.00 ➝ $125.00Low
12/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$102.00 ➝ $106.00Low
12/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$113.00 ➝ $119.00Low
11/19/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $114.00Low
10/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$99.00 ➝ $103.00Medium
10/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $113.00Low
9/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$95.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
8/28/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$90.00 ➝ $98.00Low
8/17/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
8/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $107.00Low
7/31/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$95.00 ➝ $99.00Low
7/31/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $103.00Low
7/31/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Sector Perform$87.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/24/2020MKM PartnersBoost Target$75.00 ➝ $90.00Low
6/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$91.00 ➝ $102.00Low
6/11/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
6/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$84.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
6/10/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$103.00Medium
5/26/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetFair Value ➝ Neutral$81.00 ➝ $91.00High
5/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuyMedium
5/14/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$87.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
5/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$79.00 ➝ $80.00Low
4/30/2020CSFBBoost TargetNeutral$79.00 ➝ $84.00High
4/30/2020CfraLower TargetHold$110.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
4/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$93.00 ➝ $95.00High
4/30/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $105.00High
4/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $94.00High
4/30/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$79.00 ➝ $84.00Medium
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
4/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$104.00 ➝ $85.00Low
4/24/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $109.00Low
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold$66.00 ➝ $80.00High
4/17/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
4/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$106.00 ➝ $66.00High
4/1/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$85.00Low
3/26/2020OppenheimerLower Target$116.00 ➝ $93.00High
3/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$118.00 ➝ $80.00High
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$97.00Low
2/9/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$121.00Low
2/7/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$120.00Low
2/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
2/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Average$108.00Medium
2/7/2020BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
2/3/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $120.00Low
2/2/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
1/23/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$111.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
1/17/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$113.00 ➝ $118.00High
1/8/2020CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$117.00 ➝ $109.00Medium
12/19/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$108.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
12/18/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
12/17/2019ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/9/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$107.00Low
10/30/2019CfraDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
8/13/2019MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$125.00Low
8/13/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Low
8/12/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$138.00Low
8/2/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $110.00Low
8/2/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$106.00 ➝ $112.00Low
8/2/2019BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy$130.00Low
8/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$112.00Low
7/29/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$115.00Low
(Data available from 7/19/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.12 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 30 very positive mentions
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12/21/2023
  • 34 very positive mentions
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1/20/2024
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2/19/2024
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4/19/2024
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5/19/2024
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6/18/2024
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Current Sentiment

  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
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  • 0 very negative mentions
Yum! Brands logo
Yum! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. The company operates through the KFC Division, the Taco Bell Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Habit Burger Grill Division segments. It also operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and The Habit Burger Grill brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches, Mexican-style food categories, and other food products. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to Yum! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. Yum! Brands, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Today's Range

Now: $128.31
Low: $127.05
High: $128.94

50 Day Range

MA: $134.84
Low: $126.68
High: $141.66

52 Week Range

Now: $128.31
Low: $115.53
High: $143.20

Volume

1,714,717 shs

Average Volume

2,217,057 shs

Market Capitalization

$36.13 billion

P/E Ratio

22.75

Dividend Yield

2.07%

Beta

1.07

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Yum! Brands?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Yum! Brands in the last year: Argus, Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Redburn Atlantic, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, TD Cowen, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Yum! Brands?

16 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Yum! Brands in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $145.31, suggesting a possible upside of 13.3%. Citigroup Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting YUM will reach $162.00 in the next twelve months. Redburn Atlantic has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $115.00 for Yum! Brands in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands currently has 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in YUM, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Yum! Brands?

How do I contact Yum! Brands' investor relations team?

Yum! Brands' physical mailing address is 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville KY, 40213. The restaurant operator's listed phone number is (502) 874-8300 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Yum! Brands is www.yum.com. Learn More about contacing Yum! Brands investor relations.