Louisville, Ky.-based Yum! Brands has raised FY 2002 ongoing operating EPS guidance to at least US$1.88, from US$1.82-85, upon reporting the results for its Q2 ended 15 June. During the Q2, highlights include increased international revenues by 18% and global ongoing operating profit up 47%. Worldwide restaurant margin increased 2.2 percentage points to 16.7%, a record high level.