Yum! Brands, Inc.

Industry: Restaurants

Fortune Rank: 216

Yum! Brands, Inc. is a restaurant company that operates the following brands: KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Long John Silver's and A&W All-American Food. The Company operates more than 32,500 restaurants. For the 36 weeks ended 9/3/05, revenues rose 4% to $6.45B. Net income rose 11% to $562M. Revenues reflect new restaurant openings across international markets. Earnings also benefited from lower debt levels.

YUM! Brands, Inc. (YUM) is a quick service restaurant with over 33,000 units in more than 100 countries and territories. The YUM organization is made up of six operating companies organized around the five restaurant concepts of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, LJS and A&W (the Concepts). The six operating companies are KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, LJS, A&W and YRI. Through its five Concepts, the Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants, which prepare, package and sell a menu of competitively priced food items. These restaurants are operated by the Company or, under the terms of franchise or license agreements, by franchisees or licensees who are independent third parties, or by affiliates in which it owns a non-controlling equity interest.

Yum! Brands, Inc.

Yum! Brands, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Yum! Brands, Inc. was ranked number 216 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 216th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Yum! Brands, Inc. achieved revenue of $10,836.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,071.00 million.

Yum! Brands, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 216th compared to 239th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $11,279 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $964 million (a change of $-963 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Yum! Brands, Inc. would be ranked 123rd rather than 216th due to its profits of $1,071 in 2010.

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