Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, fast-food giant Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM ) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Yum!'s business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Louisville, Ky. (1997)
||Chairman/CEO David Novak
CFO Richard Carucci
|Return on Capital (Average, Past 3 Years)
||$1.25 billion / $3.23 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 3,134 members who have rated Yum! believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
This past fall, one of those Fools, divinezone, tapped Yum! as a particularly tasty pick:
Truth is, fast food is a growing and popular industry; the convenience, inexpensiveness, and deliciousness of fast food is beginning to catch on globally. [Yum!'s] exposure to emerging market economies, as well as the economically uncertain times [Yum!] now operates in, both can be major catalysts for this company to continue its impressive growth.
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