Yum China (YUMC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday

Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) is scheduled to release its earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, October 30th. Analysts expect Yum China to post earnings of $0.45 per share for the quarter.

Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 1st. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.03. Yum China had a net margin of 6.45% and a return on equity of 20.94%. The firm had revenue of $2.07 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.10 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.27 EPS. Yum China’s quarterly revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Yum China to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

NYSE:YUMC opened at $31.73 on Monday. Yum China has a 1-year low of $30.10 and a 1-year high of $48.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 1.74. The firm has a market capitalization of $12.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.35, a PEG ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.11.

In other Yum China news, insider Angela Ai sold 4,529 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.25, for a total value of $173,234.25. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 9,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $344,250. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.37% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on YUMC. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Yum China from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. Macquarie downgraded Yum China from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Oppenheimer reduced their target price on Yum China from $45.00 to $40.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. UBS Group downgraded Yum China from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 17th. Finally, Bank of America downgraded Yum China from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and reduced their target price for the company from $44.30 to $34.00 in a report on Thursday, July 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.50.

Yum China Company Profile

Yum China Holdings, Inc owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in China. The company operates in two segments, KFC and Pizza Hut. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, East Dawning, and Little Sheep brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, hot pot cooking, Chinese food, and Mexican-style food categories.

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Earnings History for Yum China (NYSE:YUMC)

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