Yum Brands Dividend yield

 Price  128.69
 Dividend  2.42
 Earnings  4.95
 Cash-flow  5.07
 Book value  -31.39
 Equity  0.00

Yum Brands is part of Travel and Leisure business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Yum Brands is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Yum Brands stock dividend

Yum Brands paid a total dividend of 682 million USD last year, for a market value of 36,291 millions (Market Cap 36,222 millions). Yum Brands dividend per share is 2.42 USD, and his stock market price 128.69 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Yum Brands has a dividend yield of 1.88%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Yum Brands stocks dividend with other Travel and Leisure companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Yum Brands

Yum Brands Dividend Payout

About the ability of Yum Brands to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.42 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.88%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Yum Brands payout on ernings is currently 48.89%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.87% and 29.84% respectively. Both figures show that Yum Brands can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Yum Brands is USD 5.07 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.42, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Yum Brands, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Travel and Leisure sector companies.

Yum Brands payout

Yum Brands Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Yum Brands's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Yum Brands dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Travel and Leisure stocks.

Yum Brands stock dividend history

Yum Brands Stock performance

Finally, last moth Yum Brands showed a return of -8.50% compared to a worldwide -2.16% average, and a -3.87% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 5.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 0.43%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Travel and Leisure firms.

Yum Brands stock and market return