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For three months ended June 30, 2017, Yum! Brands' revenue decreased 4% on a y-o-y basis to $1.45 billion from $1.51 billion in Q2 FY16. The revenue surpassed analysts' expectations of $1.41 billion.
During Q2 FY17, Yum! Brands' general and administrative expenses (G&A) were $247 million compared to $254 million in the same quarter last year.
During Q2 FY17, the Company's operating income increased 1% to $419 million from $415 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, Yum! Brands' adjusted operating income increased 18.7% to $445 million from $375 million in Q2 FY16.
For the reported quarter, Yum! Brands' effective tax rate was 33.8% compared to 27% in Q2 FY16. During Q2 FY17, the Company's adjusted effective tax rate was 26.3% compared to 27.9% in Q2 FY16.
During Q2 FY17, Yum! Brands' net income decreased 39% to $206 million on a y-o-y basis from $336 million in Q2 FY16. During Q2 FY17, Yum! Brands' diluted EPS decreased 10% to $0.58 on a y-o-y basis from $0.64 in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the Company's adjusted diluted EPS increased 21% to $0.68 on a y-o-y basis from $0.56 in Q2 FY16. The adjusted diluted EPS surpassed analysts' expectations of $0.61.
Yum! Brands' Segment Details
KFC -During Q2 FY17, the KFCsegment's revenue decreased 1% to $770 million from $779 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's G&A decreased 9% to $85 million from $93 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's operating income increased 19% to $243 million from $203 million in Q2 FY16. During Q2 FY17, the segment's operating margin was 31.5% compared to 26.1% in the same quarter last year. The increase was due to same-store sales growth, refranchising, reduced G&A, and higher initial and renewal fee income. During Q2 FY17, the segment's same store sales growth was 3%, at par with growth in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's restaurant margin was 15.7% compared to 14.6% in Q2 FY16.
Pizza Hut -During Q2 FY17, the Pizza Hutsegment's revenue decreased 17% to $222 million from $267 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's G&A decreased 5% to $54 million from $56 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's operating income increased 4% to $85 million from $81 million in Q2 FY16. During Q2 FY17, the segment's operating margin increased 7.8% to 38.1% from 30.3% in Q2 FY16. The increase was due to same-store sales growth, refranchising, reduced G&A, and higher initial and renewal fee income. During Q2 FY17, the segment's same store sales growth was negative 1%, at par with growth in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's restaurant margin was 8.5% compared to 9.4% in Q2 FY16.
Taco Bell -During Q2 FY17, the Taco Bellsegment's revenue decreased 2% to $456 million from $464 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's G&A decreased 15% to $39 million from $46 million in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's operating income increased 10% to $152 million from $139 million in Q2 FY16. During Q2 FY17, the segment's operating margin increased 3.6% to 33.4% from 29.8% in Q2 FY16. The increase was due to same-store sales growth, reduced G&A including lower litigation costs and refranchising. During Q2 FY17, the segment's same store sales growth was 4% compared to negative 1% in Q2 FY16. For the reported quarter, the segment's restaurant margin was 22.8% compared to 22.3% in Q2 FY16.
As on June 30, 2017, Yum! Brands' cash and cash equivalents increased 33.8% to $970 million from $725 million in Q4 FY16. During Q2 FY17, Yum! Brands' long-term debt increased 4.5% to $9.47 billion from $9.06 billion in Q4 FY16.
As on June 30, 2017, the Company's year-to-date cash provided by operating activities decreased 25.2% to $439 million from $587 million in the same period last year. During Q2 FY17, the Company repurchased 5.6 million shares totaling $384 million.
Yum! Brands' share price finished yesterday's trading session at $75.85, slightly advancing 0.58%. A total volume of 1.22 million shares have exchanged hands. The Company's stock price rallied 6.82% in the last three months, 12.09% in the past six months, and 18.11% in the previous twelve months. Additionally, the stock surged 19.77% since the start of the year. Shares of the Company have a PE ratio of 36.29 and have a dividend yield of 1.58%. The stock currently has a market cap of $26.20 billion.
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