Stock Highlights: Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), Global Brass and Copper (NYSE:BRSS), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), First Niagara Financial Group (NASDAQ:FNFG), Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)

Earlier this year, two Canadian families made headlines after driving 2,000 miles for some finger lickin’ good® Kentucky Fried Chicken® at the birthplace of Original Recipe® Chicken in Corbin, Kentucky. Just like Colonel Sanders, who traveled over 200,000 miles a year to visit every KFC® restaurant, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., Louisville, Ky. (NYSE:YUM), across America, these loyal KFC fans took an epic journey of their own. And, to honor them, KFC treated the two families to a first-class, behind-the-scenes visit at their headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky where the Original Recipe® magic continues Aug 04. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) shares decreased -4.87% in last trading session and ended the day at $83.54. YUM Gross Margin is 27.00% and its return on assets is 10.70%. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) quarterly performance is -7.16%.

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) on Aug 06, announced the results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Volume for the second quarter of 2015 decreased by 1.5% to 132.8 million pounds compared to 134.8 million pounds in the second quarter of 2014. The decrease in volume was primarily attributable to lower demand in the munitions market, due to continued destocking in the supply chain, partially offset by higher demand in the coinage and the building and housing markets. On 11 August, Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) shares advanced 0.22% and was closed at $18.19. BRSS EPS growth in last 5 year was 26.00%. Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) year to date (YTD) performance is 38.94%.

U.K. competition authorities have accused Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) of inflating the price of an antiepileptic drug, leading to a 20-fold increase in the cost of the medicine to the country’s National Health Service. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) ended the last trading day at $35.12. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.37% and price to cash ratio as 7.82. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) showed a weekly performance of -1.98%.

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share on outstanding FNFG common stock. The Company’s Board of Directors also declared a quarterly preferred stock dividend of $0.539063 per share on its fixed-to-floating rate perpetual non-cumulative preferred stock, Series B. Both dividends will be payable on August 17, 2015 to shareholders of record on August 5, 2015. First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) shares decreased -1.51% in last trading session and ended the day at $9.76. FNFG return on assets is -2.00%. First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) quarterly performance is 8.62%.

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) belongs to Healthcare sector. Its net profit margin is 51.50% and weekly performance is -2.74%. On last trading day company shares ended up $115.61. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -0.94%.

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