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Posts Tagged ‘Yum Brands Inc (YUM)’

Keith Meister

Activist Keith Meister Discusses Mergers, Active Management, Pandora, and More

New York City-based hedge fund Corvex Capital is run by activist investor Keith Meister, a 41-year old Harvard graduate who has worked with legendary......(read more)
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Baby DivHut Dividend Income Portfolio Update Q3 2016

With three quarters of the year now in the books, it is time, once again, to take a look at baby DivHut’s dividend income progress in 2016. I like to......(read more)
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Ford, Phillips 66, Yum! Brands, and Two Other Stocks Are in Spotlight Today for Various Reasons

Investors are in a profit-taking mode today as all three major indexes are a bit lower, with the NASDAQ leading the way, with declines of 0.56%. Among......(read more)
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Why Yum, Booz Allen Hamilton, Alnylam, and More Are in the Spotlight

Many traders are watching crude futures today to see if WTI can break out of the $50 per barrel mark. On one hand, there will likely be strong resistance......(read more)
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Why Investors Are Buzzing About Yum, Twitter, GM, RetailMeNot, and Array Biopharma Today

It’s a red day on Wall Street, as all three major indexes are lower. The Dow is off by over 130 points, the S&P 500 has fallen by 0.6%, and......(read more)
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Why Twitter, Wells Fargo, and Three Other Stocks Are in Spotlight on Friday

The markets are quiet today as all three index futures are just moderately lower. Uncertain of direction, many traders are on the sidelines and awaiting......(read more)
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Will Tairen Capital’s Bullish Moves In Yelp, Alibaba, And Others Help Turn It Around?

While the first-half of 2016 was dismal for the hedge fund industry overall, it was particularly disastrous for Larry Chen and Terry Zhang’s Asia......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Have a Hunger for These Restaurant Stocks

Food and restaurant stocks are mostly deemed risky as they largely depend on various factors like food scares, weather and recessions, but analysts think......(read more)
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Here’s Why These Stocks Are Trending on Friday

Crude is in the headlines today after Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he supports a production freeze with OPEC. Given that Putin is the most......(read more)

Emerging Sovereign Group Shuffles Top Positions In Bid To Recover Losses

Emerging Sovereign Group was founded in 2002 by Kevin Kenny, Mete Tuncel and Jason Kirschner, who previously worked together at Morgan Stanley, with......(read more)
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Five Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Tuesday

Although all three major indexes retracted on Tuesday, five stocks, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), Yelp Inc (NYSE:YELP), Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras......(read more)
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Priceline, Nike, Dollar Tree: Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel’s Most Trusted Consumer Stocks

Stephen Mandel‘s Lone Pine Capital recently filed its 13F for the June quarter, which showed a notable shift in the composition of the fund’......(read more)
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Tairen Capital’s Completely Revamped Top Stock Picks

Tairen Capital is a Shanghai-based equity long/short hedge fund co-founded by Larry Chen and Terry Zhang in 2007. Earlier this year, the Tairen China......(read more)

Billionaire Dan Loeb Reiterates Bullish Thesis on Baxter, Holds on to Allergan Stake & Other Market Commentaries

Third Point LLC, an investment management firm founded in 1995 by billionaire Daniel S. Loeb, primarily focuses on event-driven, value-oriented investing......(read more)
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Yum!, Pepsi Among 10 NYSE Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Thursday

The markets moved up sharply on Thursday after the Bank of England surprisingly left interest rates unchanged. The continuing rally in oil prices and......(read more)

Why Investors Are Abuzz About These 5 Stocks Today

It looks like Thursday will be another good day for the markets, as all three index futures and crude are in the green. Among the stocks trending this......(read more)
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Five Fast-Food Stocks Hedge Funds Are Bullish On

Although fast-food and quick-service stocks probably won’t wow you with their performance in any given year, they are pretty dependable over the......(read more)

Billionaire Dan Loeb Reveals His Top Stock Picks; Allergan plc (AGN) Disappoints

Billionaire Dan Loeb founded New York-based Third Point LLC, an asset management firm with $17 billion assets under management, in 1995. In a recent ......(read more)
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Big Hedge Funds Washed Their Hands of These Companies in Q1

The latest round of 13F filings was wrapped up (for the most part) on Monday, as thousands of hedge funds reported the content of their equity portfolios......(read more)
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Tiger Cub Robert Citrone Reveals Major Moves in Alibaba, Amazon and Others

Billionaire Robert Citrone, a so-called Tiger Cub due to his previous position at the Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management, founded Discovery Capital......(read more)
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Why Are Investors Losing Confidence in These 5 Stocks Today?

It’s a rather flat day on Wall Street, as all three major indexes are hovering around level ground for the day. The Dow Jones is up by just seven......(read more)
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Five Fast Food Stocks to Buy Now

The introduction of the breakfast menu has cranked up the competition in the fast food business. Recent trends have shown that customers place great......(read more)
Discovery Capital Management

Billionaire Rob Citrone’s Biggest Q4 Moves

Billionaire Rob Citrone‘s Discovery Capital Management recently submitted its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing......(read more)

Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Biggest Moves in Q4

Billionaire Dan Loeb founded value-oriented hedge fund Third Point LLC in 1995 with only $3.4 million in capital, and since then, has become one of the......(read more)

Adam Weiss’ New Hedge Fund Is Betting On Consumer Stocks

Stillwater Investment Management, L.P. is a California-based long/short equity hedge fund founded by Adam Weiss in 2014. Prior to founding the fund, Mr......(read more)
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Why Are These 4 Stocks Making Waves This Morning?

With NASDAQ futures up by 0.7% and crude futures bouncing back from the $30 per barrel level, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ......(read more)
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Why Are These Stocks in the Spotlight Today?

Volatility continues to rear its ugly head today as all three major indexes opened sharply lower. Among the stocks buzzing this morning are Yahoo! Inc......(read more)

Hedge Funds Are Betting Big on These Restaurant Stocks

With the price of oil near decade lows, consumers have more spending power than ever before. Given the accommodating climate, it’s not surprising......(read more)
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Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Top Picks For A Fourth Quarter Recovery

Billionaire activist investor Dan Loeb of Third Point saw his hedge fund post losses of 8.9% for the September quarter in comparison to the S&P 500......(read more)
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Should You Follow Billionaire Activist Dan Loeb into His Dividend Picks?

Billionaire activist Dan Loeb mostly invests in companies that trade below their intrinsic value and try to push for changes in order to maximize the......(read more)
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Why Are These Four Stocks Gaining Ground on Tuesday?

The stock market opened in the red on Tuesday amid positive housing starts data, which indicated a 6.5% annual growth to 1.21 million, which is a sign......(read more)

Third Point’s Portfolio Struggled in the Turbulent Third Quarter

Dan Loeb is one of the most revered activist investors on Wall Street, and has proven to be a successful money “generator” over his 20 years of experience......(read more)
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What Does New Board Member Keith Meister Have in Store for Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM)?

On Thursday, Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced that Keith Meister of Corvex Management LP was appointed to its Board of Directors, and also updated......(read more)

Five Best Fast Food Chain Stocks to Buy Now

The Quick Service Restaurants (QSR) industry, or the so-called fast food industry, has seen immense growth over the past few decades (i.e. the revenues......(read more)
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Smart Money Says This Is Why You Should Bet on Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM)

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM) is one of the largest restaurant companies in the world, with more than 41,000 restaurants around the globe. The company,......(read more)

Hedge Funds’ Favorite Restaurants Include McDonald’s Corp. (MCD), Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM), and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

The U.S restaurant industry has been performing quite strongly over the last few years. Even more to that, the first quarter of this year turned out to......(read more)
Keith Meister

Dan Loeb And Keith Meister Both Betting Heavily On These Stocks

Dan Loeb, the founder of Third Point, is a pioneer activist investor, whose flagship fund performed impressively in 2010, returning 41.7%. Keith Meister......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Pouring Money Into These Stocks

With the data from the latest round of 13F filings now gathered and processed, we’ve identified five stocks that received a large influx of cash in......(read more)
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CBS Corporation (CBS) Out & QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Jumps to Top of Laurion Capital’s 13F

Benjamin A Smith’s Laurion Capital Management has filed its 13F with the SEC for the second quarter of 2015, in which it disclosed an equity portfolio......(read more)
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Matthew Hulsizer’s Top Long Positions: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)

Matthew Hulsizer’s Peak6 Capital Management has recently filed its 13F with the SEC for the second quarter of 2015. According to the filing, the fund......(read more)

Locust Wood Betting On Food Stocks

Stephen J. Errico founded Locust Wood Capital Advisers, a New York-based long/short equity hedge fund, in 2002. Prior to founding Locust Wood, Mr. Errico......(read more)

Looking At Newly Owned Activist Stocks

This article is temporarily removed from Insider Monkey....(read more)

Stock Showdown: McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Vs. Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)

For our latest stock showdown, we turn our attention to the fast-food industry and pit two titans of burgers and chickens on the go against each other......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Out, CBS Corporation (CBS) In As Laurion Capital’s Top Pick

Benjamin A. Smith‘s $5.85 billion fund, Laurion Capital Management has pushed Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) off its top spot as the fund’s largest......(read more)
Keith Meister

Activist Keith Meister’s New Additions to His Fund’s Portfolio Include Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Activist investing seems to be in vogue nowadays. While shareholders welcome an activist investor’s ambitions to streamline the operations of companies......(read more)
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Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) and Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) Among Hedge Funds’ Top Restaurant Picks On Fire

The restaurant industry is up by 12.48% year-to-date. In comparison SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) has merely returned 2.73% during the same period. We decided......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Carl Icahn, Marc Lasry

Sears Canada Loss Narrows As Same-Store Sales Decline Slows (Reuters) Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc reported a smaller first-quarter......(read more)

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Michael Hintze

Ackman Says He’d Have to Think Hard Before Next Short Bet (Bloomberg) William Ackman, who runs $20 billion Pershing Square Capital Management, is hesitant......(read more)
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Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Devon Energy Corp (DVN): Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Letter to Investors Reveals Two New Positions

Dan Loeb‘s Third Point has just issued its Investor Letter for the first quarter. The fund outlined its performance for the first three months of......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Dan Loeb, Nelson Peltz, Warren Buffett

Keith Meister’s Corvex Takes Large Stake In Yum Brands: Sources (CNBC) Earlier, Dan Loeb‘s Third Point took new positions in Yum Brands and Devon......(read more)

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