Stock Investors Bid Up Shares of Yum! Brands, Up 1.3%

Published on Fri, 06/26/2015 - 13:42
By Adrienne Chilton in Market movers, YUM, market movers, nyse:yum, yum! brands

One of today's notable stocks on the rise is Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM), up 1.3% to $92.59. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading fractionally higher to 17,912 and the S&P is trading 0.3% lower to 2,097.

Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) defies analysts with a current price ($92.59) 4.5% above its average consensus price target of $88.44. Yum! Brands shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $89.72 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $78.16.

Yum! Brands share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $95.90 and a 52-week low of $65.81 and are now trading 41% above that low price at $92.59 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.5% while the 50-day MA has advanced 1.1%.

By Adrienne Chilton
achilton@fnno.com

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