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Yum! Brands Reports First-Quarter Results; Q1 Record 997 Gross Unit Openings and Record Digital Mix Exceeding 40%; System Sales Growth of 8% Driven by 6% Unit Growth and 3% Same-Store Sales Growth

YUM

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022. Worldwide system sales excluding foreign currency translation grew 8%, with 6% unit growth and 3% same-store sales growth. First quarter GAAP EPS was $1.36, an increase of 27% year-over-year. First quarter EPS excluding Special Items was $1.05, a decrease of (1)% year-over-year.

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DAVID GIBBS COMMENTS

David Gibbs, CEO, said “Our system sales grew 8% despite the difficult operating environment, a testament to the demand for our iconic brands and the unmatched operating capabilities of our world-class franchise partners. We set a Q1 development record, opening nearly 1,000 gross units. Momentum in our digital sales continued in the first quarter as a result of both continued system sales growth and digital mix expansion, reaching a Q1 record of approximately $6 billion.”

FIRST-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Worldwide system sales grew 8%, excluding foreign currency translation, with KFC at 9%, Taco Bell at 8% and Pizza Hut at 3%.
  • We added 997 gross units during the first quarter resulting in 628 net-new units and 6% unit growth year-over-year.
  • Reported digital sales of approximately $6 billion, up 15% year-over-year with digital mix exceeding 40%.
  • Repurchased 3.4 million shares totaling approximately $407 million at an average price per share of $121.
  • Foreign currency translation unfavorably impacted divisional operating profit by $14 million.

% Change

System Sales

Ex F/X

Same-Store Sales

Units

GAAP Operating
Profit

Core

Operating Profit1

KFC Division

+9

+3

+8

(3)

+1

Taco Bell Division

+8

+5

+5

+4

+4

Pizza Hut Division

+3

Even

+5

Even

+2

Worldwide

+8

+3

+6

(6)

(5)

First-Quarter

2022

2021

% Change

GAAP EPS

$1.36

$1.07

+27

Special Items EPS1

$0.31

$0.00

NM

EPS Excluding Special Items

$1.05

$1.07

(1)

1See reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results within this release for further detail of Core Operating Profit and Special Items.

All comparisons are versus the same period a year ago.

System sales growth figures exclude foreign currency translation ("F/X") and core operating profit growth figures exclude F/X and Special Items. Special Items are not allocated to any segment and therefore only impact worldwide GAAP results. See reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results within this release for further details.

Digital system sales includes all transactions where consumers at system restaurants utilize ordering interaction that is primarily facilitated by automated technology.

KFC DIVISION

First-Quarter

%/ppts Change

2022

2021

Reported

Ex F/X

Restaurants

27,372

25,292

+8

N/A

System Sales ($MM)

7,733

7,273

+6

+9

Same-Store Sales Growth (%)

+3

+8

NM

NM

Franchise and Property Revenues ($MM)

383

354

+8

+12

Operating Profit ($MM)

291

300

(3)

+1

Operating Margin (%)

44.1

48.1

(4.0)

(4.2)

First-Quarter (% Change)

International

U.S.

System Sales Growth Ex F/X

+11

+1

Same-Store Sales Growth

+4

+1

  • KFC Division opened 587 gross new restaurants in 49 countries.
  • KFC Division ex-China same-store sales grew 10%.
  • Foreign currency translation unfavorably impacted operating profit by $12 million.
  • Our profits in Russia declined versus the first quarter last year, negatively impacting KFC operating profit growth excluding foreign currency by 2 percentage points.

KFC Markets1

Percent of KFC
System Sales
2

System Sales Growth Ex F/X

First-Quarter

(% Change)

China

27%

(4)

United States

17%

+1

Asia

12%

+4

Europe (excluding United Kingdom)

10%

+37

United Kingdom

8%

+7

Australia

7%

+5

Latin America

5%

+34

Middle East / Turkey / North Africa

5%

+40

Africa

4%

+25

Canada

2%

+3

Thailand

2%

+21

India

1%

+41

Though Russian results continue to be included in all consolidated results, including system sales and units, reported in the first quarter of 2022 within this release, for purposes of the above table only, the system sales of all Russian restaurants are no longer included. We have now reflected the system sales growth of seven Commonwealth of Independent States countries that were previously included in the Russia, Central and Eastern Europe market within the Middle East/Turkey/North Africa market above. We have also now reflected the system sales growth of 23 Central and Eastern Europe countries that were previously included in the Russia, Central and Eastern Europe market, as well as all 12 countries that were previously included in the Western Europe market, within the Europe (excluding United Kingdom) market above.

1Refer to investors.yum.com/financial-information/financial-reports/ for a list of the countries within each of the markets.

2Reflects Full Year 2021.

TACO BELL DIVISION

First-Quarter

%/ppts Change

2022

2021

Reported

Ex F/X

Restaurants

7,831

7,493

+5

N/A

System Sales ($MM)

3,108

2,880

+8

+8

Same-Store Sales Growth (%)

+5

+9

NM

NM

Franchise and Property Revenues ($MM)

179

162

+10

+10

Operating Profit ($MM)

185

178

+4

+4

Operating Margin (%)

35.7

36.4

(0.7)

(0.7)

  • Taco Bell Division opened 63 gross new restaurants in 13 countries.
  • Taco Bell U.S. system sales grew 7% and Taco Bell International system sales grew 37%.
  • Taco Bell U.S. same-store sales growth grew 5% and Taco Bell International same-store sales grew 12%.
  • Company-owned restaurant margins were approximately 22%, consistent with Q1 2019 pre-COVID margins.

PIZZA HUT DIVISION

First-Quarter

%/ppts Change

2022

2021

Reported

Ex F/X

Restaurants

18,518

17,710

+5

N/A

System Sales ($MM)

3,160

3,096

+2

+3

Same-Store Sales Growth (%)

Even

+12

NM

NM

Franchise and Property Revenues ($MM)

151

141

+7

+8

Operating Profit ($MM)

102

102

Even

+2

Operating Margin (%)

42.1

40.7

1.4

1.7

First-Quarter (% Change)

International

U.S.

System Sales Growth Ex F/X

+10

(6)

Same-Store Sales Growth

+5

(6)

  • Pizza Hut Division opened 334 gross new restaurants in 40 countries.
  • Pizza Hut International ex-China same-store sales grew 10%.
  • Foreign currency translation unfavorably impacted operating profit by $2 million.

Pizza Hut Markets1

Percent of Pizza Hut
System Sales2

System Sales Growth
Ex F/X

First-Quarter

(% Change)

United States

43%

(6)

China

16%

(1)

Asia

14%

+6

Latin America / Spain / Portugal

10%

+18

Europe (excluding Spain & Portugal)

8%

+28

Middle East / Turkey / North Africa

4%

+16

Canada

3%

+7

India

1%

+44

Africa

<1%

+19

Though Russian results continue to be included in all consolidated results, including system sales and units, reported in the first quarter of 2022 within this release, for purposes of the above table only, the system sales of all Russian restaurants are no longer included.

1Refer to investors.yum.com/financial-information/financial-reports/ for a list of the countries within each of the markets.

2Reflects Full Year 2021.

HABIT BURGER GRILL DIVISION

  • The Habit Burger Grill Division grew system sales 17% for the quarter.
  • The Habit Burger Grill Division opened 13 gross new restaurants in the U.S. and Cambodia.
  • The Habit Burger Grill Division same-store sales increased 3% for the quarter.

OTHER ITEMS

  • On April 1, subsequent to the end of our first quarter, we issued $1.0 billion of 5.375% YUM Senior Unsecured Notes due in 2032. The proceeds from this transaction were used to repay $600 million of 7.75% YUM Senior Unsecured Notes due in 2025, including the applicable prepayment premium, and for general corporate purposes.
  • Disclosures pertaining to outstanding debt in our Restricted Group capital structure will be provided at the time of the filing of the first-quarter Form 10-Q.

CONFERENCE CALL

Yum! Brands, Inc. will host a conference call to review the company's financial performance and strategies at 8:15 a.m. Eastern Time May 4, 2022. The number is 844/200-6205 for U.S. callers, 833/950-0062 for Canada callers, and 929/526-1599 for international callers, conference ID 755300.

The call will be available for playback beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time May 4, 2022 through May 11, 2022. To access the playback, dial 866/813-9403 in the U.S., 226/828-7578 in Canada, 0204/525-0658 for U.K. (local), and +44/204-525-0658 internationally, conference ID 936254.

The webcast and the playback can be accessed by visiting Yum! Brands' website, investors.yum.com/events-and-presentations and selecting “Q1 2022 Yum! Brands, Inc. Earnings Call.”

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLINE

Quarter end dates for each division, restaurant count details, definitions of terms and Restricted Group financial information are available at investors.yum.com. Reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures are included within this release.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. We intend all forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts and by the use of forward-looking words such as “expect,” “expectation,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “may,” “could,” “intend,” “belief,” “plan,” “estimate,” “target,” “predict,” “likely,” “seek,” “project,” “model,” “ongoing,” “will,” “should,” “forecast,” “outlook” or similar terminology. These statements are based on and reflect our current expectations, estimates, assumptions and/or projections, our perception of historical trends and current conditions, as well as other factors that we believe are appropriate and reasonable under the circumstances. Forward-looking statements are neither predictions nor guarantees of future events, circumstances or performance and are inherently subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those indicated by those statements. There can be no assurance that our expectations, estimates, assumptions and/or projections, including with respect to the future earnings and performance or capital structure of Yum! Brands, will prove to be correct or that any of our expectations, estimates or projections will be achieved.

Numerous factors could cause our actual results and events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: the severity and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, food safety and food borne-illness issues; health concerns arising from outbreaks of a significant health epidemic; the success of our franchisees and licensees; our significant exposure to the Chinese market; changes in economic and political conditions in countries and territories outside of the U.S. where we operate; the macroeconomic and regional instability caused by the Russia conflict in Ukraine; our ability to protect the integrity and security of personal information of our customers and employees; our ability to successfully implement technology initiatives; our increasing dependence on multiple digital commerce platforms; the impact of social media; our ability to secure and maintain distribution and adequate supply to our restaurants; the loss of key personnel, or labor shortages or difficulty finding and retaining qualified employees; the success of our development strategy in emerging markets; changes in commodity, labor and other operating costs; harm or dilution to our brands caused by franchisee and third party activity; pending or future litigation and legal claims or proceedings; changes in or noncompliance with government regulations, including labor standards and anti-bribery or anti-corruption laws; tax matters, including changes in tax laws or disagreements with taxing authorities; consumer preferences and perceptions of our brands; failure to protect our service marks or other intellectual property; changes in consumer discretionary spending and general economic conditions; competition within the retail food industry; not realizing the anticipated benefits from past or potential future acquisitions, investments or other strategic transactions, and risks relating to our significant amount of indebtedness. In addition, other risks and uncertainties not presently known to us or that we currently believe to be immaterial could affect the accuracy of any such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements should be evaluated with the understanding of their inherent uncertainty.

The forward-looking statements included in this announcement are only made as of the date of this announcement and we disclaim any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. You should consult our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (including the information set forth under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Forward-Looking Statements” in our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q) for additional detail about factors that could affect our financial and other results.

Yum! Brands, Inc., based in Louisville, Kentucky, has over 54,000 restaurants in more than 155 countries and territories primarily operating the company’s brands – KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut – global leaders of the chicken, Mexican-style food, and pizza categories. The Company’s family of brands also includes The Habit Burger Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in made-to-order chargrilled burgers, sandwiches and more. In 2021, Yum! Brands was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and was ranked on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results

(amounts in millions, except per share amounts)

(unaudited)

Quarter ended

% Change

3/31/22

3/31/21

B/(W)

Revenues

Company sales

$

470

$

476

(1)

Franchise and property revenues

714

658

9

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

363

352

3

Total revenues

1,547

1,486

4

Costs and Expenses, Net

Company restaurant expenses

402

392

(3)

General and administrative expenses

253

206

(23)

Franchise and property expenses

32

23

(42)

Franchise advertising and other services expense

361

343

(5)

Refranchising (gain) loss

(4

)

(15

)

(76)

Other (income) expense

(6

)

(6

)

NM

Total costs and expenses, net

1,038

943

(10)

Operating Profit

509

543

(6)

Investment (income) expense, net

(7

)

NM

Other pension (income) expense

3

83

Interest expense, net

118

131

11

Income before income taxes

398

409

(3)

Income tax (benefit) provision

(1

)

83

101

Net Income

$

399

$

326

22

Basic EPS

EPS

$

1.38

$

1.09

27

Average shares outstanding

289

301

4

Diluted EPS

EPS

$

1.36

$

1.07

27

Average shares outstanding

294

305

4

Dividends declared per common share

$

0.57

$

0.50

See accompanying notes.
Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

KFC DIVISION Operating Results

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

Quarter ended

% Change

3/31/22

3/31/21

B/(W)

Company sales

$

126

$

133

(5)

Franchise and property revenues

383

354

8

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

151

138

10

Total revenues

660

625

6

Company restaurant expenses

108

111

2

General and administrative expenses

84

73

(15)

Franchise and property expenses

24

14

(71)

Franchise advertising and other services expense

151

133

(14)

Other (income) expense

2

(6

)

NM

Total costs and expenses, net

369

325

(14)

Operating Profit

$

291

$

300

(3)

Company restaurant margin %1

14.1

%

16.6

%

(2.5) ppts.

Operating margin

44.1

%

48.1

%

(4.0) ppts.

See accompanying notes.
Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

1See reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results within this release for further detail of Company restaurant margin %.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

TACO BELL DIVISION Operating Results

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

Quarter ended

% Change

3/31/22

3/31/21

B/(W)

Company sales

$

214

$

208

3

Franchise and property revenues

179

162

10

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

124

118

5

Total revenues

517

488

6

Company restaurant expenses

167

158

(6)

General and administrative expenses

36

31

(17)

Franchise and property expenses

6

7

10

Franchise advertising and other services expense

123

116

(6)

Other (income) expense

(2

)

NM

Total costs and expenses, net

332

310

(7)

Operating Profit

$

185

$

178

4

Company restaurant margin %1

21.9

%

24.1

%

(2.2) ppts.

Operating margin

35.7

%

36.4

%

(0.7) ppts.

See accompanying notes.
Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

1See reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results within this release for further detail of Company restaurant margin %.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

PIZZA HUT DIVISION Operating Results

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

Quarter ended

% Change

3/31/22

3/31/21

B/(W)

Company sales

$

5

$

14

(66)

Franchise and property revenues

151

141

7

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

88

96

(8)

Total revenues

244

251

(3)

Company restaurant expenses

5

13

63

General and administrative expenses

50

40

(22)

Franchise and property expenses

2

2

3

Franchise advertising and other services expense

87

94

7

Other (income) expense

(2

)

NM

Total costs and expenses, net

142

149

5

Operating Profit

$

102

$

102

Company restaurant margin %1

(0.7

)%

6.7

%

(7.4) ppts.

Operating margin

42.1

%

40.7

%

1.4 ppts.

See accompanying notes.
Percentages may not recompute due to rounding.

1See reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results within this release for further detail of Company restaurant margin %.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

3/31/22

12/31/21

ASSETS

Current Assets

Cash and cash equivalents

$

365

$

486

Accounts and notes receivable, less allowance: $41 in 2022 and $36 in 2021

565

596

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

426

450

Total Current Assets

1,356

1,532

Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $1,287 in 2022 and $1,270 in 2021

1,181

1,207

Goodwill

656

657

Intangible assets, net

354

359

Other assets

1,485

1,487

Deferred income taxes

784

724

Total Assets

$

5,816

$

5,966

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' DEFICIT

Current Liabilities

Accounts payable and other current liabilities

$

1,202

$

1,334

Income taxes payable

27

13

Short-term borrowings

73

68

Total Current Liabilities

1,302

1,415

Long-term debt

11,332

11,178

Other liabilities and deferred credits

1,673

1,746

Total Liabilities

14,307

14,339

Shareholders' Deficit

Common Stock, no par value, 750 shares authorized; 286 shares issued in 2022 and 289 issued in 2021

Accumulated deficit

(8,199

)

(8,048

)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

(292

)

(325

)

Total Shareholders' Deficit

(8,491

)

(8,373

)

Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Deficit

$

5,816

$

5,966

See accompanying notes.

YUM! Brands, Inc.

Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

Quarter ended

3/31/22

3/31/21

Cash Flows - Operating Activities

Net Income

$

399

$

326

Depreciation and amortization

37

39

Refranchising (gain) loss

(4

)

(15

)

Investment (income) expense, net

(7

)

Deferred income taxes

(77

)

14

Share-based compensation expense

26

21

Changes in accounts and notes receivable

29

27

Changes in prepaid expenses and other current assets

(13

)

(9

)

Changes in accounts payable and other current liabilities

(176

)

(123

)

Changes in income taxes payable

29

5

Other, net

10

39

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

253

324

Cash Flows - Investing Activities

Capital spending

(42

)

(45

)

Proceeds from refranchising of restaurants

24

20

Other, net

(11

)

39

Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities

(29

)

14

Cash Flows - Financing Activities

Proceeds from long-term debt

800

Repayments of long-term debt

(15

)

(912

)

Revolving credit facilities, three months or less, net

174

Short-term borrowings by original maturity

More than three months - proceeds

More than three months - payments

Three months or less, net

Repurchase shares of Common Stock

(343

)

(286

)

Dividends paid on Common Stock

(165

)

(150

)

Other, net

(28

)

(15

)

Net Cash Used in Financing Activities

(377

)

(563

)

Effect of Exchange Rate on Cash and Cash Equivalents

3

Net Decrease in Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents

(153

)

(222

)

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents - Beginning of Period

771

1,024

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents - End of Period

$

618

$

802

See accompanying notes.

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results
(amounts in millions, except per share amounts)
(unaudited)

In addition to the results provided in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States of America ("GAAP"), the Company provides the following non-GAAP measurements.

  • Diluted Earnings Per Share ("EPS") excluding Special Items (as defined below);
  • Effective Tax Rate excluding Special Items;
  • Core Operating Profit. Core Operating Profit excludes Special Items and foreign currency translation (“F/X”) and we use Core Operating Profit for the purposes of evaluating performance internally;
  • Company restaurant profit and Company restaurant margin as a percentage of sales (as defined below).

These non-GAAP measurements are not intended to replace the presentation of our financial results in accordance with GAAP. Rather, the Company believes that the presentation of these non-GAAP measurements provide additional information to investors to facilitate the comparison of past and present operations.

Special Items are not included in any of our Division segment results as the Company does not believe they are indicative of our ongoing operations due to their size and/or nature. Our chief operating decision maker does not consider the impact of Special Items when assessing segment performance. The Special Items are described in (a) - (d) in the accompanying notes.

Company restaurant profit is defined as Company sales less Company restaurant expenses, both of which appear on the face of our Condensed Consolidated Statements of Income. Company restaurant expenses include those expenses incurred directly by our Company-owned restaurants in generating Company sales, including cost of food and paper, cost of restaurant-level labor, rent, depreciation and amortization of restaurant-level assets and advertising expenses incurred by and on behalf of that Company restaurant. Company restaurant margin as a percentage of sales ("Company restaurant margin %") is defined as Company restaurant profit divided by Company sales. We use Company restaurant profit for the purposes of internally evaluating the performance of our Company-owned restaurants and we believe Company restaurant profit provides useful information to investors as to the profitability of our Company-owned restaurants. In calculating Company restaurant profit, the Company excludes revenues and expenses directly associated with our franchise operations as well as non-restaurant-level costs included in General and administrative expenses, some of which may support Company-owned restaurant operations. The Company also excludes restaurant-level asset impairment and closures expenses, which have historically not been significant, from the determination of Company restaurant profit as such expenses are not believed to be indicative of ongoing operations. Company restaurant profit and Company restaurant margin % as presented may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies in the industry.

Certain non-GAAP measurements are presented excluding the impact of F/X. These amounts are derived by translating current year results at prior year average exchange rates. We believe the elimination of the F/X impact provides better year-to-year comparability without the distortion of foreign currency fluctuations.

Quarter ended

3/31/22

3/31/21

Detail of Special Items

Refranchising gain (loss)(a)

$

4

$

2

Profits from operations in Russia(b)

7

Other Special Items Income (Expense)

(1

)

Special Items Income (Expense) - Operating Profit

10

2

Tax (Expense) Benefit on Special Items(c)

(2

)

(1

)

Tax Benefit - Newly issued U.S. foreign tax credit regulations(d)

82

Special Items Income (Expense), net of tax

$

90

$

1

Average diluted shares outstanding

294

305

Special Items diluted EPS

$

0.31

$

Reconciliation of GAAP Operating Profit to Core Operating Profit

Consolidated

GAAP Operating Profit

$

509

$

543

Special Items Income (Expense)

10

2

Foreign Currency Impact on Divisional Operating Profit

(14

)

N/A

Core Operating Profit

$

513

$

541

KFC Division

GAAP Operating Profit

$

291

$

300

Foreign Currency Impact on Divisional Operating Profit

(12

)

N/A

Core Operating Profit

$

303

$

300

Taco Bell Division

GAAP Operating Profit

$

185

$

178

Foreign Currency Impact on Divisional Operating Profit

N/A

Core Operating Profit

$

185

$

178

Pizza Hut Division

GAAP Operating Profit

$

102

$

102

Foreign Currency Impact on Divisional Operating Profit

(2

)

N/A

Core Operating Profit

$

104

$

102

Habit Burger Grill Division

GAAP Operating Profit (Loss)

$

(8

)

$

Foreign Currency Impact on Divisional Operating Profit

N/A

Core Operating Profit (Loss)

$

(8

)

$

Reconciliation of Diluted EPS to Diluted EPS excluding Special Items

Diluted EPS

$

1.36

$

1.07

Special Items Diluted EPS

0.31

Diluted EPS excluding Special Items

$

1.05

$

1.07

Reconciliation of GAAP Effective Tax Rate to Effective Tax Rate excluding Special Items

GAAP Effective Tax Rate

(0.2

)%

20.2

%

Impact on Tax Rate as a result of Special Items

(20.5

)%

%

Effective Tax Rate excluding Special Items

20.3

%

20.2

%

Reconciliation of GAAP Operating Profit to Company Restaurant Profit

Quarter ended 3/31/2022

KFC
Division

Taco Bell
Division

Pizza Hut
Division

Habit
Burger Grill
Division

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated

GAAP Operating Profit (Loss)

$

291

$

185

$

102

$

(8

)

$

(61

)

$

509

Less:

Franchise and property revenues

383

179

151

1

714

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

151

124

88

363

Add:

General and administrative expenses

84

36

50

12

71

253

Franchise and property expenses

24

6

2

32

Franchise advertising and other services expense

151

123

87

361

Refranchising (gain) loss

(4

)

(4

)

Other (income) expense

2

(2

)

(6

)

(6

)

Company restaurant profit

$

18

$

47

$

$

3

$

$

68

Company sales

$

126

$

214

$

5

$

125

$

$

470

Company restaurant margin %

14.1

%

21.9

%

(0.7

)%

3.0

%

N/A

14.5

%

Quarter ended 3/31/2021

KFC
Division

Taco Bell
Division

Pizza Hut
Division

Habit
Burger Grill
Division

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated

GAAP Operating Profit (Loss)

$

300

$

178

$

102

$

$

(37

)

$

543

Less:

Franchise and property revenues

354

162

141

1

658

Franchise contributions for advertising and other services

138

118

96

352

Add:

General and administrative expenses

73

31

40

12

50

206

Franchise and property expenses

14

7

2

23

Franchise advertising and other services expense

133

116

94

343

Refranchising (gain) loss

(15

)

(15

)

Other (income) expense

(6

)

(2

)

2

(6

)

Company restaurant profit

$

22

$

50

$

1

$

11

$

$

84

Company sales

$

133

$

208

$

14

$

121

$

$

476

Company restaurant margin %

16.6

%

24.1

%

6.7

%

8.8

%

N/A

17.6

%

YUM! Brands, Inc.

Segment Results

(amounts in millions)

(unaudited)

Quarter Ended 3/31/2022

KFC
Division

Taco Bell
Division

Pizza Hut
Division

Habit
Burger Grill
Division

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated

Total revenues

$

660

$

517

$

244

$

126

$

$

1,547

Company restaurant expenses

108

167

5

122

402

General and administrative expenses

84

36

50

12

71

253

Franchise and property expenses

24

6

2

32

Franchise advertising and other services expense

151

123

87

361

Refranchising (gain) loss

(4

)

(4

)

Other (income) expense

2

(2

)

(6

)

(6

)

Total costs and expenses, net

369

332

142

134

61

1,038

Operating Profit (Loss)

$

291

$

185

$

102

$

(8

)

$

(61

)

$

509

Quarter Ended 3/31/2021

KFC
Division

Taco Bell
Division

Pizza Hut
Division

Habit
Burger Grill
Division

Corporate
and
Unallocated

Consolidated

Total revenues

$

625

$

488

$

251

$

122

$

$

1,486

Company restaurant expenses

111

158

13

110

392

General and administrative expenses

73

31

40

12

50

206

Franchise and property expenses

14

7

2

23

Franchise advertising and other services expense

133

116

94

343

Refranchising (gain) loss

(15

)

(15

)

Other (income) expense

(6

)

(2

)

2

(6

)

Total costs and expenses, net

325

310

149

122

37

943

Operating Profit (Loss)

$

300

$

178

$

102

$

$

(37

)

$

543

The above tables reconcile segment information, which is based on management responsibility, with our Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results. Corporate and unallocated expenses comprise items that are not allocated to segments for performance reporting purposes.

The Corporate and Unallocated column in the above tables includes, among other amounts, all amounts that we have deemed Special Items. See Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measurements to GAAP Results.

Notes to the Condensed Consolidated Summary of Results, Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets
and Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
(amounts in millions)
(unaudited)

Amounts presented as of and for the quarters ended March 31, 2022 and 2021 are preliminary.

(a)

Due to their size and volatility, we have reflected as Special Items those refranchising gains and losses that were recorded in connection with our previously announced plans to have at least 98% franchise restaurant ownership by the end of 2018. As such, refranchising gains and losses recorded during 2022 and 2021 as Special Items are directly associated with restaurants that were refranchised prior to the end of 2018.

During the quarters ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, we recorded net refranchising gains of $4 million and $2 million, respectively, that have been reflected as a Special Item.

Additionally, we recorded net refranchising gains of less than $1 million and $13 million during the quarters ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, respectively, that have not been reflected as Special Items. These net gains relate to refranchising of restaurants in 2022 and 2021 that were not part of our aforementioned plans to achieve 98% franchise ownership and that we believe are now more indicative of our expected ongoing refranchising activity.

(b)

In the first quarter of 2022, as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we suspended all investment and restaurant development in Russia. We also suspended all operations of KFC company-owned restaurants in Russia and are finalizing an agreement to suspend all Pizza Hut operations in Russia, in partnership with our master franchisee. Further, we pledged to redirect any future net profits from operations in Russia to humanitarian efforts. Our Operating Results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022, continue to reflect revenues and expenses related to Russia within their historical financial statement line items and operating segments. However, we have reclassed net operating profit attributable to Russia subsequent to the date of our pledge that had not yet been directed to humanitarian efforts as of March 31, 2022, from the Division segment results in which it was earned to Corporate and Unallocated. Such operating profit has been reflected within Other (income) expense and reflected as a Special Item.

(c)

Tax (Expense) Benefit on Special Items was determined based upon the impact of the nature, as well as the jurisdiction of the respective individual components within Special Items.

(d)

In January 2022, the U.S. Treasury published new regulations impacting foreign tax credit utilization beginning in the Company’s 2022 tax year. These regulations make foreign taxes paid to certain countries no longer creditable in the U.S. As a result, we reversed a valuation allowance associated with existing foreign tax credit carryforwards that we now believe will be used to offset these now non-creditable taxes in 2022 and future years. This valuation allowance reversal resulted in a one-time tax benefit of $82 million that was reflected as a Special Item.

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