>Yum! Brands Inc. Reports Full Year 2009 EPS Growth of 13% or $2.17 Per Share

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● Worldwide system sales grew 1% prior to foreign currency translation.

● Worldwide revenue declined 4% due to the negative impact from foreign currency translation and refranchising. Excluding these items, revenue increased 5%.

● International development continued at a strong pace with 1,467 new restaurants including a record 509 new units in mainland China and 898 new units in Yum! Restaurants International (YRI).

● Worldwide operating profit grew 9% prior to foreign currency translation, including growth of 23% in China, 5% in YRI and 1% in the U.S. After negative foreign currency translation, worldwide operating profit grew 6%.

● Worldwide restaurant margin improved by 1.7 percentage points driven by China and the U.S.

● EPS growth was negatively impacted by approximately $0.07 per share due to foreign currency translation that was fully offset by lower interest expense and a lower tax rate.

● An industry leader with return on invested capital (ROIC) of 20%.

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