Stock Message Boards
Dividend Channel
Market News Video Dividend Detective The Warren Buffetts Next Door Stock message boards
Free Dividend Report - Top Ranked Stocks


Tue, Mar 3, 9:45 AM, Zacks
Oil & Gas Stock Roundup: Crude Revisits Sub-$50; Chesapeake, Encana Earnings Disappoint - Analyst Blog
Crude prices again fell below the psychologically important $50 threshold, while Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) and Encana Corp. (ECA) missed Q4 estimates.

Tue, Feb 24, 1:58 PM, Zacks
Oil & Gas Stock Roundup: Chevron Exits Romania, Talisman Shareholders OK Sale to Repsol - Analyst Blog
Chevron Corp. (CVX) has decided to pull out of its shale gas operations in Romania, while Spain's Repsol S.A. (REPYY) got shareholder approval from Canada's Talisman Energy Inc. (TLM) to buy the latter for $13 billion.

Featured MNV Articles:

July 2015 Options Now Available For Yum! Brands (YUM)
Monday, November 24, 12:48 PM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Investors in Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) saw new options begin trading today, for the July ...

XLY, HD, TWX, FOXA: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
Tuesday, December 2, 10:59 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Symbols mentioned in this story: XLY, HD, TWX, FOXA Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

XLY January 2015 Options Begin Trading
Thursday, December 4, 11:58 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Investors in Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLY) saw new options begin trading today, ...

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: XLY, CMCSA, HD, MCD
Wednesday, December 10, 11:04 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Symbols mentioned in this story: XLY, CMCSA, HD, MCD Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

Yum! Brands Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for YUM
Wednesday, December 10, 11:12 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) crossed below their 200 day ...

  More articles:  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next »

Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock YUM is Oversold

By Dividend Channel Staff, Wednesday, December 5, 11:42 AM ET
Play Video: Learn About The RSI

If the video does not load after a few moments, Upgrade to the Latest Flash Player.

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) presently has an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

But making Yum! Brands, Inc. an even more interesting and timely stock to look at, is the fact that in trading on Wednesday, shares of YUM entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $65.60 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is considered to be oversold if the RSI reading falls below 30.

In the case of Yum! Brands, Inc., the RSI reading has hit 29.9 by comparison, the universe of dividend stocks covered by Dividend Channel currently has an average RSI of 50.2. A falling stock price all else being equal creates a better opportunity for dividend investors to capture a higher yield. Indeed, YUM's recent annualized dividend of 1.34/share (currently paid in quarterly installments) works out to an annual yield of 2.04% based upon the recent $65.89 share price.

A bullish investor could look at YUM's 29.9 RSI reading today as a sign that the recent heavy selling is in the process of exhausting itself, and begin to look for entry point opportunities on the buy side. Among the fundamental datapoints dividend investors should investigate to decide if they are bullish on YUM is its dividend history. In general, dividends are not always predictable; but, looking at the history chart below can help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.

Special Offer: Free Sample Issue to the Preferred Stock List Newsletter plus 20% OFF your subscription

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, YUM makes up 2.11% of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (AMEX:XLY) which is trading lower by about 0.8% on the day Wednesday.

See what other ETFs contain YUM
See what other stocks are held by XLY

This Article's Word Cloud:   Brands   Channel   Definition   Dividend   ETFs   Fund   Importance   Index   Preferred   Relative   Sector   Stock   Strength   Wednesday   afterLeftLabels   below   better   bullish   changing   chartBackgroundColor   coverage   currently   dividend   escape   fillColor   formula   heavy   history   interesting   investors   judging   look   most   movingAverages   other   oversold   price   reading   recent   share   stock   stocks   technical   territory   that   trading   universe   what   which   yield

Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock YUM is Oversold | | Copyright © 2010 - 2015, All Rights Reserved

Nothing in Dividend Channel is intended to be investment advice, nor does it represent the opinion of, counsel from, or recommendations by BNK Invest Inc. or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners. None of the information contained herein constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. All viewers agree that under no circumstances will BNK Invest, Inc,. its subsidiaries, partners, officers, employees, affiliates, or agents be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained. By visiting, using or viewing this site, you agree to the following Full Disclaimer & Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Video widget and dividend videos powered by Market News Video. Quote data delayed at least 20 minutes; data powered by Ticker Technologies, and Mergent. Contact Dividend Channel; Meet Our Editorial Staff.