News headlines about Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Roadrunner Transportation Systems earned a media sentiment score of -2.38 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news stories about the transportation company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ ranking:

Roadrunner Transportation Systems stock opened at $0.59 on Thursday. Roadrunner Transportation Systems has a one year low of $0.41 and a one year high of $8.77. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 25.38, a current ratio of 1.23 and a quick ratio of 1.23.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 7th. The transportation company reported ($1.08) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by ($1.39). Roadrunner Transportation Systems had a negative net margin of 5.86% and a negative return on equity of 201.13%. The business had revenue of $536.58 million during the quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded Roadrunner Transportation Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 27th.

In other Roadrunner Transportation Systems news, major shareholder Associates L.P. Elliott bought 277,611 shares of Roadrunner Transportation Systems stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $0.70 per share, with a total value of $194,327.70. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Christopher L. Doerr bought 50,000 shares of Roadrunner Transportation Systems stock in a transaction on Friday, November 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.64 per share, with a total value of $32,000.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 80,667 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $51,626.88. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders acquired 654,170 shares of company stock valued at $406,048. 1.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Company Profile

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services. The company operates through three segments: Truckload Logistics (TL), Less-than-Truckload (LTL), and Ascent Global Logistics. The TL segment arranges pickup and delivery of truckload, intermodal, and ground and air expedited freight through its 41 TL service centers, 40 company brokers, and approximately 90 independent brokerage agents in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

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