Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC) Shares Purchased by Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC

Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC lifted its holdings in Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMCGet Rating) by 5.8% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 12,529 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 685 shares during the quarter. Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC’s holdings in Yum China were worth $520,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund raised its holdings in shares of Yum China by 38.0% during the first quarter. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund now owns 16,152 shares of the company’s stock valued at $671,000 after acquiring an additional 4,446 shares during the last quarter. Bartlett & Co. LLC grew its position in shares of Yum China by 3,028.5% in the fourth quarter. Bartlett & Co. LLC now owns 34,570 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,723,000 after purchasing an additional 33,465 shares in the last quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH grew its position in shares of Yum China by 6.3% in the first quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 11,569 shares of the company’s stock valued at $481,000 after purchasing an additional 684 shares in the last quarter. Naples Global Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Yum China by 63.4% in the first quarter. Naples Global Advisors LLC now owns 14,963 shares of the company’s stock valued at $622,000 after purchasing an additional 5,805 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC grew its position in shares of Yum China by 226.4% in the fourth quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 93,283 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,649,000 after purchasing an additional 64,702 shares in the last quarter. 76.43% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Yum China Price Performance

YUMC stock opened at $49.95 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a current ratio of 2.13 and a quick ratio of 1.96. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $48.05 and a 200-day simple moving average of $44.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.96 billion, a PE ratio of 28.22, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 9.98 and a beta of 0.54. Yum China Holdings, Inc. has a 1 year low of $33.55 and a 1 year high of $61.29.

Yum China (NYSE:YUMCGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.22. Yum China had a return on equity of 3.94% and a net margin of 7.90%. The company had revenue of $2.13 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.12 billion. Equities research analysts anticipate that Yum China Holdings, Inc. will post 0.9 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Yum China Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th were paid a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 24th. Yum China’s payout ratio is currently 27.12%.

Yum China Profile

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Yum China (NYSE:YUMC)

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