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Zwj Investment Counsel Upped Yum Brands (YUM) Stake By $444,635; Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Has Cut Wynn Resorts LTD (WYNN) Position By $1.66 Million

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Zwj Investment Counsel Inc increased Yum Brands Inc (YUM) stake by 6.13% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Zwj Investment Counsel Inc acquired 5,231 shares as Yum Brands Inc (YUM)’s stock rose 2.43%. The Zwj Investment Counsel Inc holds 90,590 shares with $7.71M value, up from 85,359 last quarter. Yum Brands Inc now has $26.90B valuation. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $83.23. About 2.04 million shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 14.42% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.85% the S&P500. Some Historical YUM News: ; 08/03/2018 – YUM SAYS ALLOCATING MORE G&A SPENDING ON TECHNOLOGY; 08/05/2018 – Pizza Hut® Expanding Beer Delivery Pilot To Nearly 100 Restaurants In Arizona And California; 02/05/2018 – YUM 1Q ADJ EPS 90C, EST. 68C; 08/03/2018 – KFC/YUM! U.K. SPOKESMAN COMMENTS ON CONTRACT CHANGE BY PHONE; 30/04/2018 – Raise A Slice: Pizza Hut® Celebrates 60 Years With New Double Cheesy Crust Pan Pizza; 02/05/2018 – Yum Brands Opened 239 Net New Units for 3% Net New Unit Growth in 1Q; 02/05/2018 – YUM CALL ENDS; 16/05/2018 – TELEPIZZA GROUP SA TPZ.MC – GRADUAL CONVERSION OF TELEPIZZA STORES TO PIZZA HUT WITH FULL FLEXIBILITY IN SPAIN, PORTUGAL; 08/03/2018 – YUM: CLOSURES IN U.S. HOLDING BACK NET PIZZA HUT STORE GROWTH; 15/05/2018 – MELVIN ADDED PAGS, EXP, NFLX, YUM, CCL IN 1Q: 13F

Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc decreased Wynn Resorts Ltd (WYNN) stake by 24.93% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc sold 9,100 shares as Wynn Resorts Ltd (WYNN)’s stock rose 14.92%. The Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc holds 27,400 shares with $5.00M value, down from 36,500 last quarter. Wynn Resorts Ltd now has $19.48 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.79% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $179.39. About 2.71M shares traded or 8.50% up from the average. Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) has risen 56.07% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.50% the S&P500. Some Historical WYNN News: ; 11/05/2018 – Wynn Resorts proxy fight involving its largest investor heads to a shareholder vote next week; 27/04/2018 – Wynn’s Boston Casino Gets Name Conceived by Founder’s Ex-Wife; 09/03/2018 – Wynn Resorts: If Utilized, Proceeds and Cash on Hand Would Be Used to Repay Promissory Note Issued to Aruze USA Inc; 09/04/2018 – Wynn Resorts Creates ‘Culture and Community Department’ in Wake of Sexual-Misconduct Scandal; 23/04/2018 – Wynn Resorts’ Holder Elaine Wynn Says John Hagenbuch Is Too Close to Former CEO Steve Wynn; 17/04/2018 – Wynn Las Vegas Outlines Increased Sustainable Energy Practices At The 2018 Global Meetings Industry Day; 15/03/2018 – WYNN SAYS STEPHEN, ELAINE WYNN COUNSEL FILED ARUZE STIPULATION; 15/05/2018 – POINT72 HONG KONG BOOSTED VIPS, WYNN, MOMO, WB, ALL IN 1Q: 13F; 09/04/2018 – New York Post: Steve Wynn is about to unload some expensive art; 04/05/2018 – Elaine Wynn Comments on Glass Lewis Recommendation that Wynn Resorts Shareholders “WITHHOLD” Votes from Legacy Director John J. Hagenbuch

Since March 21, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $2.15 billion activity. MILLER ROBERT JOS had sold 10,000 shares worth $1.92M. The insider MADDOX MATT sold $3.53M. 8.03 million shares were sold by WYNN STEPHEN A, worth $1.40 billion.

Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc increased Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL) stake by 98,193 shares to 208,193 valued at $4.37M in 2018Q1. It also upped On Semiconductor Corp (ONNN) stake by 54,770 shares and now owns 149,770 shares. Royal Dutch Shell Plc was raised too.

More notable recent Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “‘Flash boys’ exchange IEX hits back at Nasdaq lawsuit” on May 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Wynn Resorts: Keep A Clear Focus” published on May 24, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “The Recent Fall in Wynn Resorts, Limited Stock Is a Windfall For Bulls” on June 06, 2018. More interesting news about Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “My Desert Island Indicator Flagged This Quick And Easy Trade” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Best And Worst Performing Nasdaq 100 Stocks Of 2018” with publication date: May 25, 2018.

Among 29 analysts covering Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Wynn Resorts has $23000 highest and $54 lowest target. $160.29’s average target is -10.65% below currents $179.39 stock price. Wynn Resorts had 100 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 23. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, July 26. The company was upgraded on Thursday, February 8 by Susquehanna. UBS maintained the shares of WYNN in report on Friday, July 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, November 3. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by CFRA with “Buy”. As per Monday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 9 to “Equal-Weight”. As per Thursday, September 17, the company rating was downgraded by Vetr.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.33, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 75 investors sold WYNN shares while 165 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 80.81 million shares or 13.75% more from 71.04 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, Shine Invest Advisory Ser Inc has 0.01% invested in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). 65,000 were accumulated by Waddell Reed Inc. Koch reported 3,770 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement accumulated 129,320 shares. Guardian Tru invested in 0.04% or 15,090 shares. Voya Invest Mgmt Llc reported 48,752 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Capital Int Sarl, California-based fund reported 18,530 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Zeke Capital Advsr Lc has invested 0.13% in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited Liability Com stated it has 171,494 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The New York-based Horizon Kinetics Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.11% in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Panagora Asset accumulated 0.01% or 8,352 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.03% or 23,670 shares in its portfolio. Daiwa holds 0.01% or 3,846 shares. Vanguard Gp holds 0.08% or 9.43M shares. Tiger Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 10,000 shares.

Analysts await Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $2.05 earnings per share, up 73.73% or $0.87 from last year’s $1.18 per share. WYNN’s profit will be $222.61 million for 21.88 P/E if the $2.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.30 actual earnings per share reported by Wynn Resorts, Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.87% negative EPS growth.

Among 29 analysts covering YUM! Brands (NYSE:YUM), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. YUM! Brands had 110 analyst reports since July 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 3. JP Morgan maintained the shares of YUM in report on Thursday, July 14 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 18. Oppenheimer maintained YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) rating on Thursday, September 14. Oppenheimer has “Buy” rating and $85.0 target. The company was upgraded on Friday, March 10 by Evercore. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, September 30 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, February 9 with “Market Perform”. Nomura initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 1 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of YUM in report on Wednesday, October 7 with “Outperform” rating.

More news for YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were recently published by: Cnbc.com, which released: “KFC to test vegetarian fried chicken” on June 08, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “4 Food Stocks Ready for Growth as Tastes Change” and published on June 11, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.22, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 52 investors sold YUM shares while 281 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 181 raised stakes. 229.25 million shares or 2.81% less from 235.88 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Duncker Streett & invested 0.03% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.09% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 2,948 are held by Invest Limited Oh Adv. State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 451,299 shares. Cypress Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 2.26% or 137,627 shares. Moreover, Capital Sarl has 0.17% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 20,800 shares. 1,702 were reported by Signaturefd Ltd. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Asset Advsrs Corporation holds 0.02% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 1,500 shares. Bristol John W And Inc New York invested in 1.91% or 790,376 shares. Fin Mgmt Pro stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 5,075 were accumulated by First Bancshares. California-based Destination Wealth Mgmt has invested 0.01% in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). 1.97M are owned by Arrowstreet Cap Limited Partnership. 9,146 are held by Tci Wealth Advsr Inc.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $5.33 million activity. 2,294 YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) shares with value of $194,761 were sold by Niccol Brian R. Eaton Roger G. also sold $5.14 million worth of YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) shares.

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