Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC Sells 8,864 Shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC)

Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC decreased its position in Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMCFree Report) by 38.3% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 14,252 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,864 shares during the period. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in Yum China were worth $567,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mather Group LLC. bought a new position in Yum China during the first quarter worth about $26,000. Johnson Financial Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Yum China by 3,107.1% during the fourth quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 898 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,000 after buying an additional 870 shares during the last quarter. Anchor Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Yum China during the fourth quarter worth about $40,000. BOCHK Asset Management Ltd bought a new position in Yum China during the fourth quarter worth about $42,000. Finally, Wetzel Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Yum China during the fourth quarter worth about $48,000. Institutional investors own 85.58% of the company’s stock.

Yum China Trading Down 0.9 %

NYSE YUMC opened at $31.05 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $12.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.60, a P/E/G ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 0.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.24. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $35.22 and its 200-day moving average is $37.97. Yum China Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $30.32 and a one year high of $61.99.

Yum China (NYSE:YUMCGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.96 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.05 billion. Yum China had a return on equity of 11.90% and a net margin of 7.49%. Yum China’s revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.69 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts anticipate that Yum China Holdings, Inc. will post 2.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Yum China Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 28th were given a $0.16 dividend. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 24th. Yum China’s dividend payout ratio is presently 32.16%.

Yum China Profile

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Yum China Holdings, Inc owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through KFC, Pizza Hut, and All Other segments. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Lavazza, Little Sheep, and Huang Ji Huang concepts. The company also operates V-Gold Mall, a mobile e-commerce platform to sell products; and offers online food deliver services.

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

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