Weaker Buy Today YUM ranks #381 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today YUM ranks #381 as BUY CANDIDATE.

YUM stock Yum! Brands Inc

YUM stock
Yum! Brands Inc

March 22, 2019
Change -0.22%
Chart period: 2018-12-24 - 2019-03-22





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Yum! Brands Inc Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical YUM stock analysis for March 22, 2019.

Buy candidate since 2019-03-18 Loss -1.27%
Shorts 3.01% ( 2019-02-28 )
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 0.55
ROA 32.67

Yum! Brands Inc fell by -0.22% in the last day from $99.19 to $98.97 The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 2.38% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day by 0.01 million shares, but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 1.02 million shares bought and sold for approximately $100.76 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Friday, 22nd Mar 2019) of the YUM stock was $98.97. This is 0.22% less than the trading day before Thursday, 21st Mar 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 0.97% from a day low at $98.74 to a day high of $99.70.

30 day high of the YUM stock price was $101.39 and low was $92.50.
90 day high was $101.39 and low was $86.42.
52 week high for the Yum! Brands Inc - $101.39 and low - $77.09.


Yum! Brands Inc lies in the middle of a weak rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 9.96% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $105.25 and $111.79 at the end of this period.

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Yum! Brands Inc holds a sales signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $99.44. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $95.89. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sales signal. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Wednesday March 20, 2019, which indicates further gains until a new top pivot has been found. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. Volume rose on falling prices yesterday. This may be an early warning and the stock should be followed more closely.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The stock holds a RSI14 at 71 and is currently being overbought on RSI. This does not have to be a sales signal as many stocks may go both long and hard while being overbought on the RSI. It is therefore important to evaluate the history of the share as it may tell you something about the RSI-sensitiveness.

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Support & Resistance

Yum! Brands Inc finds support from accumulated volume at $98.57.

Support: $98.57 Price: $98.97 Resistance: $99.24


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $0.96 (0.97%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.20%.

Our recommended stoploss: $94.31 (-4.70%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. The RSI14 is 71 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a buy signal from pivot bottom found 2 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Buy Candidate

Several short-term signals, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for this stock to perform well in the short-term.

Weaker Buy Today YUM ranks #381 as BUY CANDIDATE. Stronger Buy
Today YUM ranks #381 as BUY CANDIDATE.