Yum! Brands Crashes: Buying Opportunity?

Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM  ) crashed by 6.9% on Thursday, as the company delivered lower-than-expected sales and earnings for the second quarter. Both Yum! Brands and rival McDonald's (NYSE: MCD  ) are being hurt by remarkably challenging industry conditions in the U.S. On the other hand, international performance looks quite encouraging for Yum! Brands, especially in the key Chinese market.

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