YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) Trading 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 changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.34.
Several brokerages have issued reports on YRCW. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Monday, June 27th.
The company has a market cap of $340.54 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.82. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.24.
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported ($0.37) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.14 billion. YRC Worldwide’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned ($0.70) earnings per share. On average, analysts predict that YRC Worldwide Inc. will post $0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several hedge funds recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted 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 valued at $4,031,000 after buying an additional 48,500 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its position in shares of YRC Worldwide by 119.2% in the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 209,825 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,975,000 after buying an additional 114,110 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted 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 last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted 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 last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP boosted 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 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.