Is Yum Brands finally seeing a turnaround in China?

The company's fourth-quarter earnings report may indicate a shift in momentum.

By Motley Fool Investor Beat Feb 4, 2014 4:33PM

Yum Brands (YUM) reported fourth-quarter earnings Monday night after market close, and on the whole investors cheered the report.

 

The fast-food giant saw a jump in operating profit thanks to an increase in labor efficiency in China, one of Yum!'s most important markets. Shares were climbing steadily Tuesday on the back of this report.

Michael believes Yum's brands remain intact, and the company has a tremendous footprint to continue growing internationally, making the stock an intriguing pick for investors.Credit: © Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Caption: A KFC restaurant in Beijing, China

 

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