Washington, D. C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

April 28, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission file number 1-13163

North Carolina13-3951308
(State or other jurisdiction of(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)Identification No.)
1441 Gardiner Lane,Louisville,Kentucky40213
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(502)874-8300
Former name or former address, if changed since last report:N/A

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act
 Title of Each ClassTrading SymbolName of Each Exchange on Which Registered
 Common Stock, no par valueYUMNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Section 2 – Financial Information

Item 2.02      Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On April 28, 2021, YUM! Brands, Inc. ("YUM") issued a press release announcing financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021.  A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

    Item 9.01      Financial Statements and Exhibits

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date:April 28, 2021 /s/ David E. Russell 
   Sr. Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller 
   (Principal Accounting Officer)