I first started trading YUM Stock in 2009 when it was trading for $33.80. In 2008 as the credit crisis punished stocks, YUM Stock fell to a low of $21.50. From that low point YUM stock has risen 272% which annualized works out to a gain of 45% without dividends being taken into account. In 2012 the stock twice made what many analysts felt was a top at the $74.00 valuation. But rather than plunging the stock turned sideways and built a support level around the $70 valuation. From there it rebuilt strength and pushed beyond $74 to this year reach just over $80.00
Accumulation in the stock has been steady literally for years. Even in the credit crisis bear market the stock was being accumulated. This is the kind of company large pension funds and institutions pick up on weakness and put away to build their portfolios around. YUM Stock’s gain is how large portfolios managed to turn out the annual returns that impress pensioners and unit holders. YUM stock is not alone. There are many stocks that have followed this same pattern of a long-term rising trend, but YUM Stock has stood out in my portfolio because of the ease with which I can trade in the stock.
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