Kirkland's, Inc. (KIRK) Analysts See $-0.07 EPS; Yum Brands Has 0.77 Sentiment

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

Blackrock Inc sold 38,586 shares as Yum Brands Inc (YUM)'s stock rose 2.44%. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) by 0.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.15 on November 10, reaching $11.71. About shares traded. AmerisourceBergen Corp. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.10% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $26.82 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: International-Matex Tank Terminals, Atlantic Aviation, Contracted Power (CP) and MIC Hawaii. It has a 46.5 P/E ratio. The Company's group of businesses also provides services, such as aircraft fueling, CP generation and utility gas services.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on YUM shares. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating DTE Energy, 2 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". The lowest target is $75.0 while the high is $97.0. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $80.95. YUM was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 23, 2016. (NASDAQ:KIRK) on Tuesday, August 23 to "Neutral" rating. About 511,197 shares traded. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Thursday, June 1.

Td Asset Management Inc decreased Emerson Elec Co (NYSE:EMR) stake by 194,840 shares to 1.68 million valued at $100.30 million in 2017Q2. Tiger Legatus Capital Management Llc owns 525,000 shares or 16.74% of their U.S. portfolio. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 1,537 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $113,000 after purchasing an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. The Illinois-based Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co has invested 1.63% in the stock. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno, Netherlands-based fund reported 25,483 shares.

Analysts await Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (NYSE:MIC) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.79 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $0.79 per share. MIC's profit will be $57.46M for 24.24 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Colonial Trust Advisors reported 0.53% in Yum!

Fukoku Mutual Life Insur Communication invested in 0.03% or 2,300 shares. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q1. Brands, Inc. shares while 303 reduced holdings. The company had a trading volume of 1,306,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,249,026. Yum! Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a "buy" rating and issued a $83.00 target price on shares of Yum! Landscape Mngmt Lc stated it has 0.73% of its portfolio in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Benedict Advsr Inc stated it has 0.14% in Yum! Brands, Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 1.41, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.55. Brands, Inc. for 915,000 shares. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,112 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the last quarter. Burney invested in 5,645 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 241,482 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Atlanta Capital has invested 0.04% in Yum! Zacks Investment Research raised Yum Brands from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, January 7th. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 0.05% invested in Yum! (NYSE:YUM) rating on Wednesday, December 2. Carnegie Cap Asset Limited Liability owns 8,066 shares. Investors of record on Friday, January 13th will be given a $0.30 dividend. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Brant Point Invest Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.65% in Yum! Brown Advisory Incorporated holds 0.01% or 48,225 shares in its portfolio. Peapack Gladstone Fincl holds 0% or 6,891 shares in its portfolio. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 11,379 shares. Therefore 42% are positive. YUM! The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, February 10 by Longbow. Brands, Inc. Stock, But Be Prepared to Jump" published on November 09, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "YUM earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2017." with publication date: "November 02, 2017. As per Thursday, October 8, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. Twelve analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Yum! As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) earned "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Thursday, July 14. On Friday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight". Credit Suisse maintained the shares of YUM in report on Thursday, July 14 with "Neutral" rating.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 3rd. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 22 by RBC Capital Markets.

Several research firms recently issued reports on YUM. (NASDAQ:KIRK) to report $-0.07 EPS on November, 21 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 40.00% from last quarter's $-0.05 EPS. DTE's profit will be $217.04 million for 23.23 P/E if the $1.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Yum!

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