Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR): Investors Traded Stock

Posted May 04, 2017

Brands had a net margin of 14.76% and a negative return on equity of 75.96%. The business's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.

Yum! Brands, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise | Yum! Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 2.56, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.29 billion and a PE ratio of 25.42. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 474,349 shares.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.86 on the shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC). This is an increase of 420% compared to the typical volume of 209 put options.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 14th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 11th. Equities analysts anticipate that Yum! In this case, shares are down -4.23% from $91.99, the 52-week high touched on February 13, 2017, and are keeping their losses at 17.32% for the past 12 months. Vetr downgraded shares of Yum China Holdings from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $31.10 price target for the company.in a report on Thursday, January 26th. Brands in a research report on Friday, April 21st.

Presently American International Group, Inc. Brands in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Yum! SunTrust initiated the shares of ADC in report on Friday, December 16 with "Buy" rating. NBT Bank N A NY increased its position in shares of Yum! The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, March 28 by Credit Suisse. Price targets reflect what the analyst believes a stock will be worth four quarters into the future.

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Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Another trade for 11,938 shares valued at $813,854 was made by Niccol Brian R on Friday, February 10. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 2.71%. Thanks to a rise of nearly 0.05% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 4.79% so far on the year - still in weak territory. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.

In related news, CFO David W. Gibbs sold 7,986 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 15th. Brands has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $77.78. (PIR) have 84.88 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Are investors supposed to sell when the stock hits the target? Citigroup Inc boosted their price target on Yum!

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) now has a consensus Price Target of $69.94. Brands, Inc. The stock's 50 day moving average is $64.28 and its 200 day moving average is $64.05. Brands during the third quarter worth $128,000. Brands during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $101,000. Coconut Grove Bank increased its stake in Yum!

Pizza Hut comps decreased 3% comparing unfavorably with comps decline of 1% in the year-ago quarter as well as last quarter's decline of 2%. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of Yum! Brands during the first quarter valued at about $292,000. Yum Brands Inc now has $23.30B valuation. "(YUM) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS" was originally posted by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright law.

Money managers are always interested in a company that can find the right recipe of fundamental data because it reflects something important going on underneath the surface. Yum!

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