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NEW YORK— KFC is bringing back Colonel Sanders as the fried chicken chain seeks to refresh its image by harkening back to its past. Sanders, who founded KFC, will be played by "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Darrell Hammond in TV commercials. The real Colonel Harland Sanders died nearly 35 years ago, and KFC hasn't featured him in TV ads for about 20 years.
What's old is new again at fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken.
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May 15- Some of the top U.S. hedge fund investors and activists, including Jana Partners LLC took new positions or raised their equity stakes in fast food chain McDonald's Corp during the first quarter, according to regulatory filings on Friday. Highfields Capital Management LP raised its stake more than 1,000 percent to 9.8 million shares, valued at about...
NEW YORK, May 15- Top U.S. hedge fund management firms, including Dan Loeb's Third Point LLC and Farallon Capital Management, trimmed some of their equity exposure in eBay Inc, but kept high positions in the e-commerce company's shares during the first quarter, according to regulatory filings. MD Sass Investors Services Inc liquidated its position in eBay,...
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*Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. May 15- U.S. shares ended little changed on Friday, with the S&P 500 edging up to a record high for a second straight session after a ream of weak economic data.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed in choppy trade on Friday, as disappointing data weighed on investor sentiment amid dollar declines and lower bond yields
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JPMorgan upgraded Yum Brands to "overweight" on the thesis that spinning off the China business is no longer a "possibility" but a "probability."
*Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. "With the markets treading, it's really reflecting what's happening in the general economy," said Warren West, principal at Greentree Brokerage Services in Philadelphia.
Sarat Sethi, Douglas C. Lane & Associates, shares his view of Yum Brands' growth in China, and if a spinoff is right for the company.
Sysco's CEO says the FTC, which is suing to block the company's merger with US Foods, has it all wrong.
May 15- The likelihood is growing that Yum Brands Inc will spin off its China business, J.P. Morgan said in a client note, upgrading the company's shares to "overweight" from "neutral". J.P. Morgan analyst John Ivankoe, who attended a Yum investor conference in China this week, said in a note published on Friday that he came away with a sense that a spinoff of Yum China was...
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly higher open on Friday, amid data releases and following a record market close on Thursday.
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Here's the best research calls from top Wall Street firms Friday.