YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) Shares Down 1.6%
Shares of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) fell 1.6% during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $9.83 and last traded at $10.17, with a volume of 463,750 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.34.
Several research firms have recently issued reports on YRCW. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 price target on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Monday, June 27th.
The stock has a market cap of $332.56 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.05. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.25.
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.38) by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.70) earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $1.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.14 billion. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that YRC Worldwide Inc. will post $0.78 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in YRC Worldwide by 20.6% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 284,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,031,000 after buying an additional 48,500 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 796.8% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 191,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,713,000 after buying an additional 170,005 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 81.5% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 742,968 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,535,000 after buying an additional 333,521 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP increased its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 452.6% in the fourth quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 513,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,284,000 after buying an additional 420,733 shares during the last quarter.
YRC Worldwide Inc (YRC Worldwide) is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries and its interest in a Chinese joint venture, offers a range of transportation services. The Company has a less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities.
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