09 May YRC Worldwide (YRCW) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of -1…
Media coverage about YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. YRC Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of -1.50 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave headlines about the transportation company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have effected YRC Worldwide’s analysis:
NASDAQ YRCW traded down $0.07 on Thursday, reaching $5.69. The company had a trading volume of 69,186 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,007,088. The firm has a market capitalization of $199.27 million, a P/E ratio of 12.64 and a beta of 4.69. YRC Worldwide has a 52-week low of $2.41 and a 52-week high of $11.76.
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The transportation company reported ($1.48) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.73) by ($0.75). The company had revenue of $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.19 billion. YRC Worldwide had a net margin of 0.48% and a negative return on equity of 1.93%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.44) earnings per share. As a group, research analysts anticipate that YRC Worldwide will post 0.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.
YRCW has been the topic of a number of research reports. TheStreet raised YRC Worldwide from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised YRC Worldwide from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 19th. ValuEngine lowered YRC Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 16th. BidaskClub lowered YRC Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 30th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Friday, April 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $8.85.
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About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of transportation services primarily in North America. The company operates in two segments, YRC Freight and Regional Transportation. The YRC Freight segment offers various services to transport industrial, commercial, and retail goods; and provides specialized services, including guaranteed expedited services, time-specific deliveries, cross-border services, coast-to-coast air delivery, product returns, temperature-sensitive shipment protection, and government material shipments.
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