NYSE:YUM - Yum! Brands Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $138.47
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.01 %
  • Number of Analysts: 16
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 10 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for YUM

Analyst Price Target is $138.47
▲ +18.01% 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 $138.47, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 18.01% upside from the last price of $117.33.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 16 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Yum! Brands. This rating has held steady since April 2021, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/9/2022BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$124.00 ➝ $120.00High
5/5/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Price Target$140.00 ➝ $130.00Low
5/5/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price Target$142.00 ➝ $136.00High
5/5/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Price Target$137.00 ➝ $130.00High
5/5/2022CitigroupLower Price Target$156.00 ➝ $148.00High
4/14/2022Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$135.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
7/30/2021CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$117.00 ➝ $134.00Low
7/30/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Market Perform$120.00 ➝ $138.00Medium
7/30/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $148.00Medium
7/30/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$113.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$124.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
7/26/2021GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$135.00Low
6/1/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $121.00Low
4/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$105.00 ➝ $120.00Low
4/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$108.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/29/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
4/29/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$127.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
4/26/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $125.00Low
4/14/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$135.00Low
4/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$125.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
4/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$106.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
4/6/2021Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$118.00High
2/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$103.00 ➝ $108.00Low
2/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$107.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
1/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$119.00 ➝ $122.00Low
1/19/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$103.00N/A
1/7/2021MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$110.00 ➝ $115.00N/A
12/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$109.00 ➝ $125.00Low
12/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$102.00 ➝ $106.00Low
12/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$113.00 ➝ $119.00Low
11/19/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $114.00Low
10/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$99.00 ➝ $103.00Medium
10/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $113.00Low
9/8/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$95.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
8/28/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral$90.00 ➝ $98.00Low
8/17/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$103.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
8/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $107.00Low
7/31/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$95.00 ➝ $99.00Low
7/31/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $103.00Low
7/31/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Sector Perform$87.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/24/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price Target$75.00 ➝ $90.00Low
6/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$91.00 ➝ $102.00Low
6/11/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
6/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$84.00 ➝ $95.00Medium
6/10/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$103.00Medium
5/26/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price 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 Price TargetNeutral$79.00 ➝ $84.00High
4/30/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$110.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
4/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$93.00 ➝ $95.00High
4/30/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$109.00 ➝ $105.00High
4/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $94.00High
4/30/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
4/30/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$79.00 ➝ $84.00Medium
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
4/27/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$104.00 ➝ $85.00Low
4/24/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$120.00 ➝ $109.00Low
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$66.00 ➝ $80.00High
4/17/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMedium
4/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$106.00 ➝ $66.00High
4/1/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$85.00Low
3/26/2020OppenheimerLower Price Target$116.00 ➝ $93.00High
3/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $120.00Low
2/2/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
1/23/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price 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 Price 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 Price TargetHold$138.00Low
8/2/2019Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$100.00 ➝ $110.00Low
8/2/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$106.00 ➝ $112.00Low
8/2/2019BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$130.00Low
8/2/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$112.00Low
7/29/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$115.00Low
7/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$97.00 ➝ $106.00Medium
7/12/2019Tigress FinancialReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/1/2019Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
7/1/2019Longbow ResearchDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$91.00Medium
6/28/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$97.00 ➝ $102.00Medium
6/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$106.00Low
6/11/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$120.00Medium
5/29/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $112.00Low
5/21/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$103.00 ➝ $105.00Low
5/2/2019BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$114.00Low
4/29/2019Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$112.00Low
4/4/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$104.00 ➝ $103.00Low
3/20/2019MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$84.00Low
3/19/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$94.00Low
2/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetFair Value ➝ Market Perform$100.00Low
1/11/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$83.00 ➝ $76.00Medium
12/2/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$100.00Low
11/1/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$94.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
10/23/2018Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$94.00Medium
10/18/2018Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$90.00Low
10/10/2018BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $102.00High
10/3/2018KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector WeightLow
9/10/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $99.00Low
8/3/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$88.00Medium
6/27/2018BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
6/19/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$80.00 ➝ $87.00Low
5/30/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$91.00Low
5/3/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$81.00 ➝ $84.00Low
5/3/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$92.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/3/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $90.00High
5/3/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$83.00High
4/26/2018OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveLow
4/18/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $94.00Low
4/4/2018MizuhoSet Price TargetHold$82.00Medium
3/26/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$91.00 ➝ $92.00Low
3/15/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$92.00Low
2/12/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$75.00 ➝ $82.00Low
2/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$85.00 ➝ $82.00High
2/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$92.00 ➝ $89.00High
1/30/2018Nomura SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$89.00Low
1/30/2018Nomura InstinetDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
1/26/2018Edward JonesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
1/16/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$79.00 ➝ $84.00Low
11/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$77.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
11/3/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$77.00 ➝ $82.00N/A
11/3/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$91.00N/A
11/3/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$66.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
11/3/2017Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$78.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
11/3/2017Nomura SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $89.00N/A
11/3/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Positive$83.00 ➝ $89.00N/A
11/1/2017MizuhoSet Price TargetHold$74.00N/A
10/30/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
10/18/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$74.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
10/12/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$78.00N/A
10/2/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$88.00Low
10/2/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
9/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$83.00Low
9/8/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
9/8/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
9/8/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$78.00Low
9/8/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Low
8/23/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$80.00 ➝ $88.00Low
8/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$66.00 ➝ $77.00Low
8/4/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual Weight$72.00 ➝ $74.00Low
8/4/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$76.00 ➝ $83.00Low
8/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$83.00Low
8/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$66.00 ➝ $77.00Low
7/25/2017Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$80.00Low
7/10/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$71.00 ➝ $75.00Low
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.43 (Hold)

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).

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Yum! Brands logo
YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants worldwide. It operates through four segments: the KFC Division, the Taco Bell Division, the Pizza Hut Division, and the Habit Burger Grill Division. The company 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. As of December 31, 2021, it had 26,934 KFC units; 18,381 Pizza Hut units; 7,791 Taco Bell units; and 318 The Habit Burger Grill units in approximately 157 countries and territories. 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: $117.33
Low: $114.76
High: $117.41

50 Day Range

MA: $114.68
Low: $108.90
High: $121.47

52 Week Range

Now: $117.33
Low: $108.37
High: $139.85


1,292,281 shs

Average Volume

1,881,020 shs

Market Capitalization

$33.46 billion

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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, Atlantic Securities, Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Guggenheim, Loop Capital, MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Yum! Brands?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Yum! Brands in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $138.47, suggesting a possible upside of 20.4%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Yum! Brands?

Yum! Brands currently has 6 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe YUM will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Yum! Brands.
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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.