YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) Stock Price Down 3.4%
YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) traded down 3.4% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $12.05 and last traded at $12.09, with a volume of 276,069 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.52.
YRCW has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG set a $13.00 price target on shares of YRC Worldwide and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price target on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Standpoint Research restated a “buy” rating on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 5th.
The firm has a market capitalization of $381.06 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.5287. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.14 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.26.
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.25. The business had revenue of $1.21 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.20 billion. The company’s revenue was down 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.80 EPS. Equities research analysts predict that YRC Worldwide Inc. will post $0.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, insider Thomas Joseph O’connor III sold 14,411 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.97, for a total transaction of $172,499.67. Following the sale, the insider now owns 34,747 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $415,921.59. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Darren Hawkins sold 18,896 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.59, for a total transaction of $219,004.64. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 55,382 shares in the company, valued at approximately $641,877.38. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
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 valued at $4,031,000 after buying an additional 48,500 shares in the last quarter. 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 valued at $7,284,000 after buying an additional 420,733 shares in the last quarter. Finally, 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 valued at $10,535,000 after buying an additional 333,521 shares in 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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