Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish

April 21, 2015 10:48 PM

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Yum CEO says China business mending, sees strong year-end finish

(Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc, owner of KFC and Pizza Hut chains, on Tuesday said business in its biggest market China is recovering from a meat scare at one of its minor suppliers and the division would finish the year strong.

Yum's comments on China, its No. 1 market for revenue and profit, sent company shares up 4.5 percent to $84.52 in extended trading.

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