Why Yum China Holdings Inc. [YUMC] Stock Can Run Back to New Highs Quicker Than You Think

Yum China Holdings Inc. [YUMC] has traded in a range of $38.33 to $60.97 in the last 1 year. As of this writing, the stock is at $57.11, up 0.62%. To check whether the stock’s short-term amount has a thrust, its good to check stock’s recent movement. Over the last week, YUMC shares are 1.29% up with the monthly amount drift of 1.95% and seems well in a long time frame.

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On 17, November 2020, Yum China Named Industry Leader in 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “Yum China”, NYSE: YUMC and HKEX: 9987) has been named the Industry Leader for the Restaurant & Leisure Facilities Industry in the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Yum China has also been selected as the member of 2020 DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Yum China Holdings Inc. [NYSE:YUMC] stock was on August 06, 2020, when it was Initiated with a Buy rating from CLSA, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $63. On April 29, 2020, Daiwa Securities Upgrade an Outperform rating. On February 06, 2020, Daiwa Securities Downgrade a Neutral rating. On October 28, 2019, Jefferies Initiated a Buy rating. On April 30, 2019, BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Buy rating. On April 17, 2019, Goldman Upgrade a Buy rating and boosted its target amount on this stock from $43 to $54.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $38.33 and a peak of $60.97. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $63.80. At the most recent market close, shares of Yum China Holdings Inc. [NYSE:YUMC] were valued at $57.11. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 1.19%.


Yum China Holdings Inc. [NYSE:YUMC] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.35 billion, which represented growth of 1.30%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $19,502 per employee, while its income is $1,584 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 42.70%, its Operating Margin is 10.90%, its Pretax Margin is +10.64, and its Net Margin is +8.12. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 12.34, 23.97, 21.79 and 18.27 respectively.

If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 41.81 and the whole liability to whole assets at 31.81. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 34.59 and enduring liability to assets at 0.26 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 56.60 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 56.10. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 57.78 and at 58.45 for 2nd resistance point.

Yum China Holdings Inc. [YUMC] reported its earnings at $0.68 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.5/share signifying the difference of 0.18 and 36.00% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.34 calling estimates for $0.24/share with the difference of 0.1 depicting the surprise of 41.70%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Yum China Holdings Inc. [NYSE:YUMC] is 2.40. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.95. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 2.12, it’s amount to book ratio is 5.87 and showing 31.17 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Yuen Aiken, Chief People Officer, and it was the sale of 2015.0 shares on Nov 11. Tan Danny, the Chief Supply Chain Officer, completed a sale of 5238.0 shares on Sep 02.