On 10/12/11, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.285, payable on 11/4/11. As a percentage of YUM's recent stock price of $50.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.56%.
Below is a dividend history chart for YUM, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.285 declared by Yum! Brands, Inc.:
YUM Dividend History
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from YUM is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.24% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
YUM operates in the Food & Beverage sector, among companies like Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) which is up about 0.5% today, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) trading up by about 3.3%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of YUM, versus CPB and GMCR.
In Monday trading, Yum! Brands, Inc. shares are currently up about 3.5% on the day.
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