Yum! Brands, Inc. Announces 17% Increase in Quarterly Dividend to $0.42 Per Share
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 25, 2019--Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42, representing a 17% increase in the company’s quarterly dividend. The dividend will be distributed March 8, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2019.
Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 48,000 restaurants in more than 140 countries. The company’s restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – are global leaders of the chicken, pizza and Mexican-style food categories. Worldwide, the Yum! Brands system opens over eight new restaurants per day on average, making it a leader in global retail development. In 2018, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and ranked among the top 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. In 2019, Yum! Brands was named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second consecutive year.
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CONTACT: Analysts are invited to contact:
Keith Siegner, Vice President, Investor Relations, Corporate Strategy and Treasurer, at 888/298-6986
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Virginia Ferguson, Director, Public Relations, at 502/874-8200
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA KENTUCKY
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RESTAURANT/BAR RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE
SOURCE: Yum! Brands, Inc.
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