GAM Holding AG raised its position in shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:YUMC) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 175,721 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 776 shares during the period. GAM Holding AG’s holdings in Yum China Holdings were worth $6,928,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 4,190.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,219,447 shares of the company’s stock worth $577,170,000 after buying an additional 20,724,885 shares in the last quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 50.1% in the first quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc. now owns 4,815,741 shares of the company’s stock worth $130,988,000 after buying an additional 1,607,481 shares in the last quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 2,213.7% in the first quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 1,579,681 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,967,000 after buying an additional 1,511,405 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 123.8% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 2,561,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $69,684,000 after buying an additional 1,416,991 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK boosted its stake in shares of Yum China Holdings by 6.0% in the first quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK now owns 24,975,942 shares of the company’s stock worth $679,344,000 after buying an additional 1,406,118 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:YUMC) opened at 36.70 on Thursday. Yum China Holdings Inc has a 52 week low of $23.79 and a 52 week high of $42.12. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.07 billion and a PE ratio of 26.99. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $37.07 and a 200-day moving average of $33.73.

Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 5th. The company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.03. Yum China Holdings had a return on equity of 16.35% and a net margin of 7.09%. The company had revenue of $1.59 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up .4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Yum China Holdings Inc will post $1.45 EPS for the current year.

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YUMC has been the subject of a number of research reports. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) cut shares of Yum China Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $33.10 target price for the company. in a report on Monday, May 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Yum China Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $44.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, June 1st. J P Morgan Chase & Co started coverage on shares of Yum China Holdings in a report on Friday, June 2nd. They set an “overweight” rating and a $42.00 target price for the company. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Yum China Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $34.72 to $36.61 in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $41.00 price objective on shares of Yum China Holdings in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $37.56.

In other Yum China Holdings news, insider Mark Chu sold 22,184 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $37.72, for a total value of $836,780.48. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 23,457 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $884,798.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

About Yum China Holdings

Yum China Holdings, Inc is a restaurant company. The Company’s segments include KFC, Pizza Hut Casual Dining, and All Other Segments, including Pizza Hut Home Service, East Dawning, Little Sheep and Taco Bell. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had over 7,500 restaurants in China. Its restaurant base consists of various restaurant concepts.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Yum China Holdings (NASDAQ:YUMC)

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