Headlines about YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. YRC Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 47.2596236867065 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

YRCW has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Deutsche Bank AG cut their target price on YRC Worldwide from $18.00 to $11.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, May 8th. BidaskClub raised YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price target (up from $16.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. YRC Worldwide currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $15.75.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) traded up 1.57% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $12.27. The company had a trading volume of 501,371 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $12.06 and a 200-day moving average of $11.41. The stock has a market capitalization of $411.44 million, a PE ratio of 4090.00 and a beta of 3.74. YRC Worldwide has a 12-month low of $7.36 and a 12-month high of $16.97.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The transportation company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.83 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that YRC Worldwide will post $0.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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YRC Worldwide Company Profile

YRC Worldwide Inc is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offers its customers a range of transportation services. The Company operates through two segments: YRC Freight and Regional Transportation. The Company has less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities.

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