Nicolet Bankshares Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE:YUMC) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 4,219 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $203,000.
Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. raised its position in shares of Yum China by 1,111.1% during the 4th quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 1,744 shares of the company’s stock worth $84,000 after purchasing an additional 1,600 shares during the last quarter. Marathon Asset Management LLP grew its stake in Yum China by 5.8% in the 4th quarter. Marathon Asset Management LLP now owns 2,318,774 shares of the company’s stock worth $111,323,000 after acquiring an additional 127,708 shares during the period. Global Thematic Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Yum China in the 4th quarter worth approximately $7,166,000. United Super Pty Ltd in its capacity as Trustee for the Construction & Building Unions Superannuation Fund grew its stake in Yum China by 29.3% in the 4th quarter. United Super Pty Ltd in its capacity as Trustee for the Construction & Building Unions Superannuation Fund now owns 77,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,730,000 after acquiring an additional 17,623 shares during the period. Finally, CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its stake in Yum China by 3.0% in the 4th quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 15,645 shares of the company’s stock worth $751,000 after acquiring an additional 450 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.39% of the company’s stock.
In other news, insider Aiken Yuen sold 2,081 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.03, for a total transaction of $91,626.43. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,690 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $118,440.70. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Angela Ai sold 15,683 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total transaction of $705,735.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 34,737 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,563,165. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.44% of the stock is owned by insiders.
YUMC stock opened at $44.25 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.63 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.58, a PEG ratio of 2.67 and a beta of 1.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a current ratio of 1.37. Yum China Holdings Inc has a one year low of $34.89 and a one year high of $50.74. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $47.79 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $45.03.
Yum China (NYSE:YUMC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The company reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $2.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.37 billion. Yum China had a net margin of 8.05% and a return on equity of 21.63%. Yum China’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.51 EPS. Research analysts forecast that Yum China Holdings Inc will post 1.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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, Little Sheep, and COFFii & JOY brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, hot pot cooking, Chinese food, Mexican-style food, and coffee categories.
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