Invesco Ltd. grew its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC – Get Rating) by 0.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 40,931,058 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 203,441 shares during the quarter. Yum China makes up about 0.4% of Invesco Ltd.’s portfolio, making the stock its 23rd biggest position. Invesco Ltd. owned about 0.10% of Yum China worth $1,700,276,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Yum China by 1.8% during the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,128,833 shares of the company’s stock valued at $88,433,000 after purchasing an additional 37,173 shares during the last quarter. Industrial Alliance Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in Yum China by 17.2% in the 1st quarter. Industrial Alliance Investment Management Inc. now owns 12,579 shares of the company’s stock worth $523,000 after acquiring an additional 1,846 shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in Yum China by 16.0% in the 1st quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 224,578 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,329,000 after acquiring an additional 30,996 shares in the last quarter. Mariner LLC lifted its stake in Yum China by 46.8% in the 1st quarter. Mariner LLC now owns 24,770 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,029,000 after acquiring an additional 7,900 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Thomas White International Ltd. lifted its stake in Yum China by 17.6% in the 1st quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. now owns 51,646 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,145,000 after acquiring an additional 7,720 shares in the last quarter. 76.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Yum China Stock Up 0.2 %
Shares of Yum China stock opened at $49.60 on Friday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $47.81 and a 200 day moving average price of $44.83. The company has a market cap of $20.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.02, a P/E/G ratio of 9.93 and a beta of 0.54. The company has a current ratio of 2.13, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. Yum China Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $33.55 and a 1 year high of $62.47.
Yum China Announces Dividend
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 24th. Yum China’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.12%.
Yum China Company Profile
Yum China Holdings, Inc owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in China. The company operates through two segments, KFC and Pizza Hut. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Little Sheep, Huang Ji Huang, Lavazza, COFFii & JOY, Taco Bell, and East Dawning brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, hot pot cooking, simmer pot, Italian coffee, specialty coffee, Mexican-style food, and Chinese food categories.
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