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  Yum's dominant position in China will continue to drive outsized sales growth

Yum has the dominant QSR position in China and is growing at a rate much faster than its closest rival, McDonalds. In the Q4 2008, Yum's same-store sales in China rose 18%, while overall profit jumped 18%[1].

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  Recession drives consumers towards value dining options

The economic recession has put a pinch on consumers' pockets. Fast food restaurants like Burger King that offer value meals and low cost menu items stand to benefit from this value-seeking behavior. Sales rose 7% in FY2008, and the projected long-lasting duration of the global economic recession will likely drive this number higher.

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  "Expanding into Europe, Russia, and India"

The success of Yum's International division may be augmented by its expansion into continental Europe, Russia, and India.

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  Expanding into Europe, Russia, and India

The success of Yum's International division may be augmented by its expansion into continental Europe, Russia, and India.

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  Leading market share brands

Yum's KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Long John Silvers restaurant brands are all the leading market share holders in their respective QSR categories.

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  Yum's risk ranking has improved from "considerable" to "moderate"

The Key ranking for Yum was reduced from 2 Key Considerable to 3 Key Moderate on Thursday, April 2 2009. Key rankings look at numerous factors related to company stocks. It is intended as a guide for investors interested in investing in this underlying stock.

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