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Why China Is the Key for Yum! Brands

By Chris Hill - Apr 24, 2013 at 5:07PM

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Why the future of Yum! Brands depends entirely on the world's largest market.

The following video is from Wednesday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, Charly Travers, and James Early.

First-quarter profits for Yum! Brands (YUM 1.71%) fell 26%, same-store sales in China declined 20%, and overall revenue declined. Yum! CEO David Novak called the quarter "extremely difficult." So why were shares up on the news? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts tackle that question and discuss the future of Yum!.

The relevant video segment can be found between 6:43 and 8:16.

For the full video of today's Motley Fool Money, click here.

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