Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) Now Covered by Macquarie

Marco Green
January 14, 2018

Therefore 86% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, November 6 by Northland Capital. It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. Imperial Capital initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, September 29 report. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $40 target. Nomura downgraded the shares of MMYT in report on Tuesday, February 23 to "Reduce" rating. The stock of MakeMyTrip Limited (NASDAQ:MMYT) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 30 by Deutsche Bank. The consensus recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. RBC Capital Markets maintained Precision Drilling Corporation (TSE:PD) rating on Monday, October 24. The stock of Paylocity Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:PCTY) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 3 by Needham.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Yum China stock.

Analysts are speculating a 19.87% move, based on the high target price ($129) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. This indicates more upside for the $17.62B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 13 by Barchart.com. The stock increased 4.70% or $2.06 during the last trading session, reaching $45.86. As a company has 91.82M shares outstanding and its current share price is $4.06, the market cap is $357.18M. Yum China Holdings, Inc.

Yum China (NYSE YUMC) opened at $45.86 on Wednesday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Active Investors have to observe some key indicators about shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. However, if the DGX shares go below $98.91 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. The firm operates primarily through KFC and Pizza Hut Casual Dining divisions.

The P/E ratio of 28.26 for Yum China Holdings, Inc., YUMC, provides an insight into the measurement sticks, which compares the company's valuations. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China. Analysts' mean recommendation for the stock is 3.50 (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 57% are positive. The first line is called the %K line, which analyzes the actual price movements in the shares and can be defined as: %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 17 by Goldman Sachs. Oppenheimer maintained Yum China Holdings, Inc. CLSA has "Underperform" rating and $30 target. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. purchased a new position in Yum China (NASDAQ:YUMC) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 5.44% from last close price of 43.29 and act as support or resistance of price limit. YUMC's profit would be $65.33 million giving it 62.76 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct.

Another recent and important Yum China Holdings, Inc. North Star stated it has 0% in Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP). Hood River Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.03M shares. It offers Paylocity Web Pay for enterprise-grade payroll processing and administration; Paylocity Web HR for employee record management and HR compliance and reporting; Talent Management for employee performance appraisal process and performance review; Paylocity Web Time, a time and attendance solution; and Paylocity Web Expense, an expense management tool created to streamline and automate the expense management process. It has a 18.46 P/E ratio.

Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock.

At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $1.79. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, SRE is a stock with 251.69 million shares outstanding that normally trades 2.95% of its float. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

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