Customers wearing Taco Bell foam taco hats exit the company’s restaurant, a unit of Yum! Brands Inc. in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Yum Brands on Wednesday reported mixed results for its fourth quarter as higher costs weighed on profits, leading to an earnings miss.
Shares of the company rose more than 4% in early trading.
Here’s what Yum reported for the quarter ended Dec. 31 compared with what Wall Street was expecting, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:
- Earnings per share: $1.02 adjusted vs. $1.09 expected
- Revenue: $1.89 billion vs. $1.88 billion expected
Yum reported fourth-quarter net income of $330 million, or $1.11 per share, down from $332…