Investor Alert: Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces That It Has Filed a Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors in YUM!

Investor Alert: Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces That It Has Filed a Class 
Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors in YUM! Brands,
Inc.; Investors With Large Losses Encouraged to Contact the Firm 
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 --  Holzer Holzer & Fistel,
LLC has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District
Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers
of Yum! Brands, Inc. ("Yum!" or the "Company") (NYSE: YUM) common
stock who purchased shares between October 9, 2012 and January 7,
2013, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit alleges, among
other things, that YUM! knew but failed to adequately disclose that:
(a) slowing economic trends in China were stronger than reported and
could not support the forecasted sales results for the Company's
China Division nor the Company-wide increased EPS growth; and (b) the
Company's own food safety inspections had already found that Chinese
chicken supplier Shandong Liuhe had sold the Company chickens with
high levels of antibiotics and other illegal drugs and/or chemicals.
On November 23, 2012, reports in the Chinese media revealed issues
with toxic chemicals being fed to chickens sold to KFC China. On
January 7, 2013, Yum! announced it was lowering its sales forecasts
for its China Division in part due to the "adverse publicity
associated with a government review of China poultry supply." The
price of Yum! stock declined significantly following these
If you purchased YUM common stock during the Class Period, you have
the legal right to petition the Court to be appointed a "lead
plaintiff." A lead plaintiff is a representative party that acts on
behalf of other class members in directing the litigation. Any such
request must satisfy certain criteria and be made no later than March
25, 2013. Any member of the purported class may move the Court to
serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may
choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member. If you are a
Yum! investor and would like to discuss a potential lead plaintiff
appointment, or your rights and interests with respect to the
lawsuit, you may contact Michael I. Fistel, Jr., Esq., or Marshall P.
Dees, Esq. via email at, or, or via toll-free telephone at (888) 508-6832. 
Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is an Atlanta, Georgia law firm that
dedicates its practice to vigorous representation of shareholders and
investors in litigation nationwide, including shareholder class
action and derivative litigation. More information about the firm is
available through its website, and upon request
from the firm.  
Michael I. Fistel, Jr., Esq.
Marshall P. Dees, Esq.
Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC
200 Ashford Center North, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30338
(888) 508-6832 (toll-free) 
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