Understanding the Potential Headwinds for Yum China Stock.

Yum China stock is trading -35.23% below its average target price of $63.1 after dropping -2.9% during today's evening session. Analysts are giving the large-cap Restaurant Chain company an average rating of buy and target prices ranging from $43.6 to $78.66 per share.

Yum China's short interest — meaning the percentage of the share float that is being shorted — is lower than average at 2.1%. The stock's short ratio is 3.11. The company's insiders own 0.19% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests.

Another number to watch is the company's rate of institutional share ownership, which now stands at 82.6%. In conclusion, we believe there is mixed market sentiment regarding Yum China.

Institutions Invested in Yum China

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-09-30 Invesco Ltd. 7% 30,431,699 $1,243,743,505
2023-09-30 Blackrock Inc. 5% 21,323,871 $871,506,584
2023-09-30 Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc 5% 19,920,141 $814,136,141
2023-09-30 JP Morgan Chase & Company 4% 18,283,915 $747,263,586
2023-09-30 Vanguard Group Inc 4% 16,202,208 $662,184,223
2023-09-30 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 3% 12,374,902 $505,762,231
2023-09-30 Primavera Capital Management Ltd 3% 12,035,635 $491,896,389
2023-09-30 Guardcap Asset Management Ltd. 2% 8,625,691 $352,531,981
2023-09-30 Royal Bank of Canada 2% 7,819,136 $319,568,079
2023-09-30 FIL LTD 2% 7,001,472 $286,150,153
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