Shares of the newly spun-off Yum China rallied on their first day of trade but strategists warn of dark clouds ahead.
Food safety scandals and a surge in competition have put the pressure on Yum China to attract diners, CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.
The spin-off lets shareholders decide on their exposure to Yum Brands and the growth story behind Yum China, says Valuentum Securities' Brian Nelson.
The "Fast Money" traders weigh in on Yum Brands Inc.'s spinoff of the China division.
Morgan Stanley says Yum China's penetration in China is about 20 restaurants per million people versus the 600 per million in the U.S. of its former parent.
Yum China began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday under the ticker "YUMC."
Mickey Pant, Yum China CEO, discusses the spinoff of the China division from its parent company and how he plans to lead the new company to growth there.
Greg Creed, Yum Brands CEO, discusses the spinoff of the China division and how the company is growing its brands worldwide.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Yum Brands, the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, completed the separation of its China business, Yum China, the company said on Tuesday.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports Yum China Holdings will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange today under the symbol YUMC but challenges remain for the fast food giant.
Seth Fischer, Oasis Management, shares investment ideas on Nintendo and Yum China.
Jim Cramer goes through his lightning round of caller stocks, including what he sees ahead for Yum Brands after its split.
Cowen on Tuesday released its top picks for the U.S. presidential election.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trade on Starbucks after CEO Howard Schultz announced the company's expansion plans for China.
One super-fan will get paid $50,000 by Pizza Hut to travel to as many NCAA championship games as possible and document the experience through social media.
Activist investor and Corvex Management founder Keith Meister weighs in on Yum Brands and how Yum China has a "huge competitive advantage."
Credit Suisse raises its rating for Yum Brands shares to outperform from neutral.
The "Fast Money" traders share their takes on food stocks, including Domino's Pizza, Papa John's and Yum Brands. Guy Adami goes to the streets to find out what New Yorkers prefer.
Oppenheimer reiterates its outperform rating on Yum Brands.