Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) is set to issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, April 29th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.52 per share for the quarter.
Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.05. Yum China had a net margin of 8.41% and a return on equity of 19.62%. The firm had revenue of $1.91 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.94 billion. On average, analysts expect Yum China to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of NYSE YUMC opened at $45.24 on Monday. Yum China has a 1 year low of $30.10 and a 1 year high of $46.19. The firm has a market cap of $17.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 29.57, a PEG ratio of 3.15 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a current ratio of 1.56, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01.
YUMC has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Yum China from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 12th. TheStreet raised shares of Yum China from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of Yum China from $36.50 to $48.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, March 18th. OTR Global raised shares of Yum China to a “positive” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Yum China from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $43.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $43.80.
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About Yum China
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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