Taco Bell parent Yum Brands authorizes share buybacks of up to $2 billion

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    Yum Brands Inc. , whose portfolio of fast-food chains includes Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, said Friday that it has authorized up to $2 billion in share buybacks through the end of 2019. This is in addition to the remaining $329 million from previous authorizations. Yum Brands shares are down 0.7% in early Friday trading, but up 0.8% for the year to date. The S&P 500 index has gained 6.1% for the period.

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