Moody National Bank Trust Division Sells 1,500 Shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC)

Moody National Bank Trust Division trimmed its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMCGet Rating) by 15.5% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 8,192 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,500 shares during the period. Moody National Bank Trust Division’s holdings in Yum China were worth $398,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in YUMC. Covestor Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Yum China during the fourth quarter worth $40,000. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of Yum China during the fourth quarter worth $12,092,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado increased its stake in Yum China by 57.1% in the 4th quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado now owns 2,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Yum China by 8.8% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 3,621,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $179,810,000 after buying an additional 292,639 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KRS Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Yum China in the 4th quarter valued at $58,000. 76.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Yum China Stock Up 0.3 %

Shares of YUMC stock opened at $49.95 on Tuesday. 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 $61.29. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $48.05 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $44.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.22, a PEG ratio of 9.98 and a beta of 0.54.

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

Yum China Announces Dividend

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

Yum China Company 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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