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  • Yum Brands - YUM - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    Jan 31, 2012 12:40 PM | about stocks: YUM
    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Yum Brands (NYSE:YUM)

    Barchart Research Team - Barchart.com - Mon Jan 30, 8:02PM CST

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    YUM - Yum! Brands

    Sym Last Chg Pct
    YUM 63.25 -0.43 -0.68%

    The "Chart of the Day" is Yum! Brands (YUM), which showed up on Monday's Barchart "All Time High" list. Yum Brands on Monday posted a new all-time high of $63.83 and closed up 1.32%. TrendSpotter has been Long since Oct 27 at $54.39. In recent news on the stock, Barron's on Jan 29 ran a favorable article on Yum Brands focused on the company's bright future in the emerging markets. Yum is earning about 45% of its $12.5B in revenue from China last year and 42% of its operating profit. KFC is now the largest fast-food chain in China. Yum Brands, with a market cap of $28 billion, is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world and restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.


    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "All Time High" list. In order to get to that list, we first clicked on the Stocks menu item on the Barchart home page, then on the "All Time Highs" menu item on the left menu bar. We then sorted the list by percentage gainers by clicking on the "Percent" column title. A stock that has posted a new All-Time high is typically showing strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 80% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Overall Average 96% Buy

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