Posts Tagged ‘Yum Brands Inc (YUM)’

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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)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

Looking At Newly Owned Activist Stocks

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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)
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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)
ESL INVESTMENTS

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)
PERSHING SQUARE

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)
Third Point

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)
Third Point

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)
Wall Street, Insider Trading, Investing

Hedge Fund Managers Paul Cantor, Joseph Weiss, and Will Wurm’s Top Picks

Paul Cantor, Joseph Weiss, and Will Wurm‘s Beech Hill Partners has filed its latest 13F with the SEC, giving us a chance to see the fund’s holdings......(read more)
McDonald’s, is MCD a good stock to buy, Sarah Lockyer, bull,

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Wendys Co: Hedge Funds Hungry For These Restaurant Stocks

While investing in restaurant businesses is certainly an opportunity to tap into sizable returns, it is not a straight forward choice for a retail investor......(read more)
George Soros - Soros Fund Management

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA), and PDC Energy Inc (PDCE): Billionaires George Soros and Steven Cohen Initiated Stakes in These Companies

Billionaires George Soros and Steven Cohen are two of the most notorious names on Wall Street, which is why everyone interested in investing should follow......(read more)
B/E Aerospace Inc (NASDAQ:BEAV)

B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS): John Orrico’s Water Island Top Non-Merger Picks for Q4

Water Island Capital is a merger-arbitrage fund that was founded in 2000 by John Orrico. In its latest 13F filing, the firm revealed an equity portfolio......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Will Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) & McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Regain Consumers? Valuentum Says ‘Yes’

The question of grabbing a meal from Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) owned KFC or McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has become a distant thought for......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Another Food Safety Scandal Shakes Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) and McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) In China

Two years from the last Chinese food safety scandal that hit Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), the two companies......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

RJ Hottovy Throws Light On Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Backed Pizza Hut’s China Challenges

In an aftermarket hours program segment on CNBC, RJ Hottovy, who serves as the Global Director of Consumer Equity Research at Morningstar about the rising......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands’ Board of Directors is Eating Up Stock

Yum! Brands board of directors: Strong insider activity has been going on at Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Yesterday, D Robert Walter, a Director on......(read more)
Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI)

How You Can Beat the Cyclicality in the Restaurant Industry

After a weak 2012, the restaurant industry seems to be recuperating. Lower food-cost inflation, growing same-store sales (mainly on the back of extra......(read more)
The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD)

The Middleby Corporation (MIDD), Brinker International, Inc. (EAT): When Restaurant Competition Heats Up, This Company Benefits

The sandwich chain Potbelly will soon go public. This rapidly growing fast-casual chain has also contributed to another company’s growth. The oven......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG): Can Fast Food Take on Fast Casual?

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Mighty Wings are officially out. Not surprisingly, the wing’s release coincided with the NFL season kickoff......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): A Global Growth Story

Investors have lost focus on just how profitable and valuable Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)‘ growth prospects truly are.  Despite the 2013 profitability......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), The Wendy’s Co (WEN): McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Menu Blitz Is Heating Up the Fast-Food Wars

It’s time to loosen your belts, restaurant investors! The battle for your fast food budget is starting to get interesting. On Tuesday, McDonald......(read more)
AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFCE)

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFCE), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Does This Company Still Have the Secret Sauce?

AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFCE), which owns the Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen quick- serve chain, once an undiscovered gem, has now soared 66%......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ): McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Ready to Tackle Multiperson Meals

The latest McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) promotion really ought to get New York City’s Nanny Mayor tied up in knots. The fast-food chain......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFCE): Fried Chicken, Tom Brady, and 1 All-Star Stock

With fall looming, yet another NFL season is under way. The thrills of opening day weekend are enjoyed by fans worldwide, but this past week’s action......(read more)
Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): What My Dad, and Peter Lynch, Taught Me About Panera Bread Co (PNRA)

I’ve been fascinated with Peter Lynch’s “power of common knowledge” concept ever since I first read One Up on Wall Street. It......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Ready to Break the Buck

Walk into most dollar stores these days and one of the first things you notice is that aside from the cheap tsotchkes lining the wall, almost everything......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Is About to Turn the Corner in China

Forget the skeptics: KFC and Pizza Hut are still huge in China. In fact, the chains’ parent company, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), is aiming to......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Wait to Bet on this Food Company

Recently, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) reported July sales for its business in China. Unfortunately, Yum!’s July sales at established restaurants......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Five-Dollar Menu? Why It Might Actually Work

If you live in America, chances are you’ve tried at least one item from McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) massively popular Dollar Menu,......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) vs. Taco Bell: Who Wins?

Although anecdotal evidence is never the be-all and end-all, one factor of investing in retail stocks is the mix of fun and function. Take the simple......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): What Happened And Why?

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)’ investors seem a little worried about the company’s outlook after the fast food giant reported a steeper than......(read more)
Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA), Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ): If You Love Pizza Then You Will Love These Stocks

Pizza lovers can monetize their cravings by investing in pizza stocks. There are a couple of publicly-traded pizza companies that are profitable enough......(read more)
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ)

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ), Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Why This Pizza Stock is the Obvious Choice?

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ), fondly known as the pizza delivery expert, has not only pleased its customers with great taste, but also investors......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Is This High-Growth Restaurant Company Resilient?

When the vast majority of stocks appreciate for several consecutive years, it can be difficult to determine which companies are for real and which companies......(read more)
Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW): French Fry Burger or Locos Taco?

Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) is hoping to turn spud heads this holiday weekend. The fast-food giant is introducing its French Fry Burger on Sunday......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), The Wendy’s Company (WEN), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Are Mighty Wings The Next Fast Food Hit?

Fast food giant McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), facing slowing growth, has made several serious attempts to boost sales recently. In April the......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

This Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Data Will Make Investors Very Happy

Is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) a buy? In the 21st century investor’s toolkit, there are tons of gauges market participants can use to analyze......(read more)
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ)

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA): Pizza Franchises Could Deliver Sales in Japan

Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) has added pizza stores throughout the world with the help of its franchises. One of these franchises, Domino’......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

Kraft Foods Group Inc (KRFT), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP): The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Leads by Example in Selling Mystique, Nostalgia

In this Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, photo, a tour group enters the vault exhibit containing the “secret recipe” for The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Are Hedge Funds Right About Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)?

Do you own Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)? To the average investor, there are plenty of metrics investors can use to track publicly traded companies. Two......(read more)
Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 15% Per Year

Dividend investors would be wise to focus not just on a stock’s current yield, but also on the long-term growth potential of its dividends. That......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is a favorite of many investors, because let’s be honest, it’s easy to envision this company asserting......(read more)
Jim Chanos on china map

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) (BIDU), General Motors Company (GM): Eye-Popping Numbers Behind China’s Rise

China’s a big place. The world’s most populous country and second-largest economy has become a global star, ranking as the hottest emerging......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), Noodles & Co (NDLS): Is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Destined for Greatness?

Investors love stocks that consistently beat the Street without getting ahead of their fundamentals and risking a meltdown. The best stocks offer sustainable......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): What Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Can Learn From Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

With a market cap of $12.5 billion, and a P/E over 40, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) has investors wondering if it can maintain the long-term......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Why Can’t Apple Inc. (AAPL) Be More Like Taco Bell?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares are finally starting to heat up, but it’s Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) Taco Bell that’s getting Fiery. Fiery......(read more)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): This Week’s Smartest Stock Moves

If you’re feeling good about the market, you’re not alone. Take my hand as we go over some of this week’s more uplifting headlines.......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): This Disturbing New Fast-Food Data Points to a Scary Trend

We are a nation that is completely and utterly devoted to the convenience of fast food. According to data from the Pew Research Center in April, there......(read more)
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