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YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants in the United States and internationally. It operates in six segments: YUM Restaurants China, YUM Restaurants International, Taco Bell U.S., KFC U.S., Pizza Hut U.S., and YUM Restaurants India. The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a system of restaurants, which prepare, package, and sell various food items, as well as operates casual dining concept restaurants. As of August 11, 2014, it operated approximately 40,000 restaurants in 125 countries and territories primarily under the KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell brands, which specialize in chicken, pizza, and Mexican-style food categories. The company was formerly known as TRICON Global Restaurants, Inc. and changed its name to YUM! Brands, Inc. in May 2002. YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

75,460 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/14
Founded in 1997

yum! brands inc (YUM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Executive Chairman and Chairman of Executive/...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $638.5K
Vice Chairman, Chairman of Yum! Restaurants C...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Executive Officer of KFC
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

yum! brands inc (YUM) Key Developments

Yum Reportedly In Talks To Sell KFC Business In West India

Yum! Restaurants (India) Private Limited is in talks to sell assets. A person close to the matter said that Yum! Restaurants India is in talks with Samara Capital to sell KFC restaurant chain business in West India. An official stated, “There are multiple buyers keen on buying Yum!'s KFC West business, given the brand's well-established equity. Yum! is keen on partnering with a PE fund rather than selling the business to one of its existing franchise partners. Samara is a likely contender for the business.” Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) directly operates 18 KFC outlets in the region. According to the report, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Samara Capital Partners, Sumeet Narang was unreachable for comment while Yum! Restaurants India spokesperson declined to comment. The spokesperson added, “Yum! India is uniquely well positioned with both equity and well capitalized franchisees across all markets including the West, which is predominantly a franchise market. Yum! is one of the fastest growing restaurant companies in India and while we continue to explore opportunities in the course of business, as a policy we do not comment on market speculation.”

Yum! Announces Same-Store Sales Results in China for the Month of November 2014

Yum! announced same-store sales results in China for the month of November 2014. The company's same-store sales value in China dropped 15% in November. Because of the scandal of suppliers this summer, the sales in China resumed at a lower speed than expected.

Yum Brands Inc. Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Yum Brands Inc. revised earnings guidance for the year 2014 and provides earnings guidance for the year 2015. Yum Brands Inc. announced that its sales in China are recovering more slowly than expected after a food-safety scare, hampering its overall profits. The company says its sales in China are not rebounding as quickly as expected. As a result, it expects earnings per share growth for 2014 in the mid-single digit range. Yum previously forecast a 6% to 10% gain. Yum, anticipates earnings per share growth of at least 10% for 2015.


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