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Yum! Brands Inc. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Yum! Brands Inc. YUM, +0.43% slumped 0.39% to $128.49 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Yum! Brands Inc. closed $7.28 below its 52-week high ($135.77), which the company reached on August 18th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as McDonald's Corp. MCD, +0.67% fell 0.06% to $240.98, Starbucks Corp. SBUX, -0.03% fell 3.55% to $114.64, and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. CMG, -0.35% rose 1.09% to $1,880.08. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 1,360 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.

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