Yum! Brands Inc. Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) announced a profit for its second quarter that advanced from the same period last year.

The company's earnings came in at $391 million, or $1.29 per share. This compares with $206 million, or $0.67 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.95 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 33.3% to $1.60 billion from $1.20 billion last year.

Yum! Brands Inc. earnings at a glance:

-EPS (Q2): $1.16 vs. $0.82 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.95
-Revenue (Q2): $1.60 Bln vs. $1.20 Bln last year.

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