Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC Acquires 685 Shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC)

Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMCGet Rating) by 5.8% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 12,529 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 685 shares during the period. Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC’s holdings in Yum China were worth $520,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Enterprise Financial Services Corp grew its position in Yum China by 0.9% in the 4th quarter. Enterprise Financial Services Corp now owns 25,220 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,257,000 after purchasing an additional 221 shares in the last quarter. Davis R M Inc. grew its position in Yum China by 3.7% in the 1st quarter. Davis R M Inc. now owns 6,947 shares of the company’s stock worth $289,000 after purchasing an additional 251 shares in the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC grew its position in Yum China by 2.2% in the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 13,548 shares of the company’s stock worth $563,000 after purchasing an additional 292 shares in the last quarter. Dodge & Cox grew its position in Yum China by 2.5% in the 4th quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 12,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $608,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trustcore Financial Services LLC boosted its stake in Yum China by 24.6% in the first quarter. Trustcore Financial Services LLC now owns 1,580 shares of the company’s stock valued at $66,000 after acquiring an additional 312 shares during the last quarter. 76.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Yum China Stock Up 0.3 %

YUMC opened at $49.95 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.96, a current ratio of 2.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01. The stock has a market cap of $20.96 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.22, a PEG ratio of 9.98 and a beta of 0.54. Yum China Holdings, Inc. has a twelve month low of $33.55 and a twelve month high of $61.29. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $48.05 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $44.65.

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

Yum China Dividend Announcement

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

About Yum China

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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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