YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) shares rose 2.6% on Friday . The company traded as high as $10.09 and last traded at $10.02, with a volume of 479,017 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $9.77.

YRCW has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Monday, June 27th. Deutsche Bank AG set a $13.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $329.90 million and a PE ratio of 31.79. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $9.33 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.26.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.37) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.01. The firm earned $1.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.14 billion. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.70) EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that YRC Worldwide Inc. will post $0.78 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of YRCW. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its position in shares of 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 during the period. Nationwide Fund Advisors increased its position 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 period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position 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 period. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP increased its position 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 period.

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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