Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact YRC Worldwide (YRCW) Share Price

News articles about YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 45.8898933774741 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ YRCW) opened at $15.04 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.39. YRC Worldwide has a 12-month low of $7.36 and a 12-month high of $15.79. The stock has a market cap of $491.04, a P/E ratio of -42.97 and a beta of 3.74.

YRCW has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of YRC Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, October 28th. ValuEngine lowered shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Aegis reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective (down previously from $19.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.00.

In other YRC Worldwide news, CEO James L. Welch sold 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.24, for a total transaction of $1,224,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director William Robert Davidson sold 3,921 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $13.40, for a total transaction of $52,541.40. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 30,195 shares in the company, valued at approximately $404,613. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About YRC Worldwide

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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