Shares of Yum! Brands Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209029767/composite YUM +0.95% rose 2.60% to $109.11 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.79% rising 2.59% to 3,678.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.40% rising 2.66% to 29,490.89. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Yum! Brands Inc. closed $30.74 short of its 52-week high ($139.85), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as McDonald's Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203508018/composite MCD -0.66% rose 1.99% to $235.34, Starbucks Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207508890/composite SBUX -1.43% rose 1.61% to $85.62, and Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200781108/composite CMG -2.14% rose 0.13% to $1,504.70. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.