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Yum! Brands Inc (YUM.N)

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Yum! Brands Reports Fourth-Quarter 2018 Results
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 07:00am EST 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc ::YUM! BRANDS REPORTS FOURTH-QUARTER GAAP OPERATING PROFIT DECLINE OF (39)%; FOURTH-QUARTER CORE OPERATING PROFIT GROWTH OF +5%; ON TRACK WITH STRATEGIC TRANSFORMATION TO ACCELERATE GROWTH.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.40 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.04.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $0.95 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.YUM BRANDS QTRLY WORLDWIDE SYSTEM SALES EXCLUDING FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSLATION GREW 6%, WITH TACO BELL AT 9%, KFC AT 7% AND PIZZA HUT AT 2%.YUM BRANDS - QTRLY SAME-STORE WORLDWIDE SYSTEM SALES UP 3 PERCENT.YUM BRANDS - QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $1,558 MILLION VERSUS $ 1,577 MILLION.Q4 REVENUE VIEW $1.59 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.YUM BRANDS - DURING Q4 OF 2018, SUBSIDIARY OF TACO BELL CORP. ISSUED $1.45 BILLION OF SECURITIZATION NOTES.YUM BRANDS - DURING 2018, SYSTEM SALES GREW 5% WITH SAME STORE SALES GROWTH OF 2%, AND NET UNIT GROWTH OF 4%, EXCLUDING IMPACT OF TELEPIZZA.  Full Article

Apple Inc Says Apple Pay Coming To Target, Taco Bell
Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 09:13am EST 

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Apple Inc ::APPLE INC SAYS APPLE PAY COMING TO TARGET, TACO BELL AND MORE TOP US RETAIL LOCATIONS.APPLE INC SAYS APPLE PAY IS ROLLING OUT IN TARGET STORES & WILL BE AVAILABLE IN ALL 1,850 LOCATIONS ACROSS THE U.S. IN COMING WEEKS.  Full Article

Restaurant Brands New Zealand To Open Taco Bell Restaurants In Australia And NZ
Monday, 10 Dec 2018 02:46pm EST 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Restaurant Brands New Zealand Ltd ::RBD TO OPEN TACO BELL RESTAURANTS IN AUSTRALIA AND NZ.REACHES AGREEMENT WITH TACO BELL RESTAURANTS ASIA PTE TO BRING TACO BELL BRAND TO NEW ZEALAND, NEW SOUTH WALES IN 2019.  Full Article

Brian Cornell Appointed Non-Executive Chairman Of Yum! Brands
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 04:30pm EST 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc ::BRIAN CORNELL APPOINTED NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF YUM BRANDS.YUM BRANDS - BRIAN C. CORNELL, CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF TARGET CORPORATION, HAS BEEN APPOINTED NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF CO.YUM BRANDS - BRIAN C. CORNELL WILL SUCCEED ROBERT D. WALTER.  Full Article

Telepizza: Pizza Hut To Have A Call Option Over Telepizza Distinctive Signs
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 02:17am EDT 

May 16 (Reuters) - Telepizza Group Sa ::PIZZA HUT TO HAVE A CALL OPTION OVER BARE OWNERSHIP OVER THE TELEPIZZA DISTINCTIVE SIGNS, EXERCISABLE ON Y3 + 18 MONTHS.SAYS EXPECTED CLOSING OF THE DEAL IN Q4 2018.SAYS TO MAINTAIN CURRENT DIVIDEND POLICY.GRADUAL CONVERSION OF TELEPIZZA STORES TO PIZZA HUT WITH FULL FLEXIBILITY IN SPAIN, PORTUGAL.TARGETS 2021 UNDERLYING EBITDA AROUND 100 MILLION EUROS.TARGETS AVERAGE ANNUAL CAPEX BY 2021 OF ABOUT 40 MILLION EUROS.  Full Article

Yum Brands Says CEO Of Yum Greg Creed's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $12.4 Mln
Friday, 6 Apr 2018 04:45pm EDT 

April 6 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc ::YUM BRANDS SAYS CEO OF YUM GREG CREED'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $12.4 MLN VS $15.4 MLN IN FY 2016 - SEC FILING.YUM BRANDS SAYS PRESIDENT AND CFO OF YUM DAVID GIBBS' FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $7.5 MILLION VERSUS $6.6 MILLION IN FY 2016.CEO OF KFC DIVISION ROGER EATON'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $5.1 MILLION VERSUS $5.2 MILLION IN FY 2016.YUM BRANDS SAYS FORMER CEO OF TACO BELL DIVISION BRIAN NICCOL'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $4.7 MILLION VERSUS $6.2 MILLION IN FY 2016.  Full Article

Pizza Hut - Is Official Pizza Sponsor Of NFL In A Multi-Year Agreement​
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 07:31am EST 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc ::PIZZA HUT - IS OFFICIAL PIZZA SPONSOR OF NFL IN A MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT​.  Full Article

Chipotle Picks Taco Bell CEO Brian Niccol To Be Its New Chief- WSJ
Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 04:30pm EST 

Feb 13 (Reuters) - :CHIPOTLE PICKS TACO BELL CEO BRIAN NICCOL TO BE ITS NEW CHIEF- WSJ, CITING SOURCES.NICCOL WILL SUCCEED CHIPOTLE FOUNDER STEVE ELLS ON MARCH 5- WSJ,CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Yum Brands Says ‍Brian Niccol To Step Down From His Role As Taco Bell CEO To Assume A Senior Position At Another Public Company​
Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 04:28pm EST 

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc ::YUM BRANDS - ‍BRIAN NICCOL WILL STEP DOWN FROM HIS ROLE AS TACO BELL CEO TO ASSUME A SENIOR POSITION AT ANOTHER PUBLIC COMPANY​.YUM BRANDS - ‍JULIE FELSS MASINO, LIZ WILLIAMS WILL ASSUME LEADERSHIP OF TACO BELL DIVISION​.  Full Article

Grubhub Says On Feb 8, Co Entered Into Investment Agreement With A Unit Of Yum! Brands Inc - SEC Filing
Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 07:23am EST 

Feb 8 (Reuters) - Grubhub Inc ::GRUBHUB SAYS ON FEB 8, CO ENTERED INTO INVESTMENT AGREEMENT WITH A UNIT OF YUM! BRANDS INC - SEC FILING.GRUBHUB INC - AGREED TO ISSUE AND SELL TO UNIT OF YUM! BRANDS INC 2.8 MILLION SHARES OF COMMON STOCK OF CO FOR $70.9103/ACQUIRED EARNINGS PER SHARE.  Full Article

MOVES-Former Goldman consumer retail head Sweeney joins Sycamore Partners

April 12 Rob Sweeney, Goldman Sachs Group Inc's former global head of consumer and retail investment banking, has agreed to join private equity firm Sycamore Partners after leaving the investment bank, Sycamore announced on Friday.