Shares of Yum! Brands Inc.
inched 0.79% higher to $119.65 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Yum! Brands Inc. closed $3.08 short of its 52-week high ($122.73), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as McDonald's Corp.
rose 1.00% to $236.93, Starbucks Corp.
rose 0.31% to $112.56, and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
rose 1.64% to $1,366.80. Trading volume (2.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.