As Yum Brands (YUM) Share Price Rose, Shareholder Retirement Systems Of Alabama Has Upped Holding; As Chipotle Mexican Grill Cl A (CMG) Stock Value Rose, Holder Horan Capital Management Increased Holding

May 26, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Horan Capital Management increased its stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc Cl A (CMG) by 26.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Horan Capital Management bought 3,293 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.39% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 15,864 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.59 million, up from 12,571 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Horan Capital Management who had been investing in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.92 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $4.47 during the last trading session, reaching $428.96. About 454,493 shares traded. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) has declined 22.17% since May 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.72% the S&P500.

Retirement Systems Of Alabama increased its stake in Yum Brands Inc (YUM) by 3.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Retirement Systems Of Alabama bought 14,132 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 464,734 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $37.93M, up from 450,602 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Retirement Systems Of Alabama who had been investing in Yum Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.68B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $82.53. About 1.81M shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 32.07% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.52% the S&P500.

More notable recent Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Analyst Likes Chipotle’s New CEO, Upgrades Stock To Buy” on May 16, 2018, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Stock Consolidating” published on May 11, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Chipotle: Hate The Valuation” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Tracking Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Chipotle: Corporate Disruption” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 75 investors sold CMG shares while 157 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 22.67 million shares or 7.77% less from 24.58 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems owns 0.01% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) for 2,222 shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Company holds 1,348 shares. Wellington Mngmt Llp has 0.03% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) for 418,535 shares. Prudential Fincl owns 35,898 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The California-based Eqis Mngmt has invested 0.06% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Oppenheimer And stated it has 2,280 shares. 243,652 are owned by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. 339,000 were reported by Renaissance Technologies Ltd Limited Liability Company. 345 were reported by Rampart Investment Mgmt. Check Capital Management Ca holds 103,650 shares or 1.65% of its portfolio. The Illinois-based Northern has invested 0.02% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Da Davidson And invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Bluemountain Cap Management Llc has 0.14% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG). Benjamin F Edwards has 140 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Marshfield holds 3.71% or 196,366 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $1.10 million activity. 3,000 shares valued at $953,100 were bought by Namvar Ali on Thursday, February 22.

Among 44 analysts covering Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 28 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. had 265 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 26. Argus Research upgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) on Thursday, May 25 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Monday, May 1 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, November 23. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of CMG in report on Wednesday, October 26 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, September 8. The company was maintained on Monday, December 7 by Raymond James. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by UBS. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, April 27 report.

Horan Capital Management, which manages about $446.88M and $503.45M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) by 4,587 shares to 273,678 shares, valued at $19.61M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 4,432 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 112,681 shares, and cut its stake in Tiffany & Company (NYSE:TIF).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 48 investors sold YUM shares while 251 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 235.88 million shares or 1.51% less from 239.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Edgestream Prtnrs Limited Partnership has 0.4% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 4,065 shares. 3,282 are owned by Sii Investments Wi. Susquehanna Interest Ltd Liability Partnership holds 99,457 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0.12% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 1.21M shares. Brinker Capital reported 49,868 shares. Moreover, Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Mgmt has 0.03% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Mondrian Invest Prns holds 456 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Parsons Capital Incorporated Ri has 0.06% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 6,239 shares. 92,220 were reported by Shell Asset Management. Whittier Trust has 9,320 shares. First Corp In accumulated 155 shares. Synovus Fincl Corporation stated it has 0.02% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Motco stated it has 188 shares. Klingenstein Fields And Limited Liability Co reported 0.84% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Enterprise Finance Serv Corporation holds 26,976 shares or 1.07% of its portfolio.

More recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Yum China’s KFC Advances, but Pizza Hut Shrinks Back” on May 04, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Here are the Louisville companies on the 2018 Fortune 500 list” on May 22, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Check out which Louisville executives were recognized for their diversity efforts” with publication date: May 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 29 analysts covering YUM! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. YUM! Brands had 109 analyst reports since July 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, May 3. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, May 3 by BMO Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) on Wednesday, October 7 with “Equal Weight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Friday, November 3. Nomura downgraded the shares of YUM in report on Tuesday, January 30 to “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, March 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 11 report. The stock of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has “Top Pick” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, August 4.

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