Matthews International Capital Management Decreased Its Yum Brands (YUM) Position; 2 Analysts Bullish NYX Gaming Group Limited (CVE:NYX)

January 14, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Matthews International Capital Management Llc decreased Yum Brands Inc (YUM) stake by 0.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Matthews International Capital Management Llc sold 11,400 shares as Yum Brands Inc (YUM)’s stock rose 2.44%. The Matthews International Capital Management Llc holds 1.31 million shares with $96.08 million value, down from 1.32M last quarter. Yum Brands Inc now has $28.18B valuation. The stock increased 1.37% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $83.62. About 1.38M shares traded. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 21.70% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering NYX Gaming Group Ltd (CVE:NYX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. NYX Gaming Group Ltd had 5 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by National Bank Canada on Thursday, November 26 with “Outperform”. Mackie downgraded the shares of NYX in report on Wednesday, November 25 to “” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6 target in Monday, August 10 report. See NYX Gaming Group Limited (CVE:NYX) latest ratings:

Matthews International Capital Management Llc increased Broadcom Ltd stake by 49,500 shares to 328,100 valued at $79.58 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Hutchison China Meditech Ltd stake by 22,600 shares and now owns 273,600 shares. Tarena Intl Inc (NASDAQ:TEDU) was raised too.

Analysts await Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 1.27% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.79 per share. YUM’s profit will be $269.59M for 26.13 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Yum! Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.65% EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering YUM! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. YUM! Brands had 90 analyst reports since July 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained the shares of YUM in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 4 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 11. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 21 by JP Morgan. On Thursday, October 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Wednesday, October 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, December 1. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Cowen & Co. Longbow initiated Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Friday, March 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, July 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 50 investors sold YUM shares while 238 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 219 raised stakes. 239.50 million shares or 0.41% less from 240.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt L P, a New York-based fund reported 9,031 shares. Aviva Public Limited has 0.09% invested in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Dimensional Fund LP has 762,703 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Conning has invested 0.09% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Quantbot Tech Limited Partnership holds 0.64% or 90,009 shares. Exchange Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 150 shares. Griffin Asset invested in 0.15% or 11,258 shares. Benjamin F Edwards holds 0.01% or 936 shares. Howland Cap Management Limited Liability holds 159,688 shares. Lpl Fincl Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 54,933 shares. Tradition Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.37% invested in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 15,585 shares. Wellington Shields Limited Liability reported 0.08% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Gofen & Glossberg Ltd Liability Il reported 77,100 shares stake. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams owns 18,977 shares for 1.03% of their portfolio. Qs Invsts Limited Company invested 0% in Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM).

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $616,871 activity. 8,336 Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) shares with value of $616,871 were sold by Gibbs David W.

It closed at $2.39 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

NYX Gaming Group Limited designs, develops, makes, and distributes digital gaming software for the online, land-based, social, and mobile gaming markets. The company has market cap of $258.67 million. The firm offers a suite of gaming solutions, a distribution platform, gaming process support services, brand and player management, and real-money and social gaming services and products. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s software platform supports online interactive game play and enables the deployment of software applications for casino, lottery, bingo, poker, mini-games, and social games over Web-based, tablet/mobile, and social media applications.

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