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Yum! Brands Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Yum! Brands Inc. YUM, +6.28% advanced 2.99% to $120.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.42% rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.44% rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Yum! Brands Inc. closed $2.47 below its 52-week high ($122.73), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as McDonald's Corp. MCD, +0.93% rose 1.16% to $238.67, Starbucks Corp. SBUX, -0.02% rose 2.82% to $122.63, and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. CMG, +1.65% rose 2.42% to $1,798.40. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.

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