News headlines about YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, 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 gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 73 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
- YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.27 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
- Investor Focus on Shares of YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) – Jonesboro Recorder (jonesbororecorder.com)
- Reflections On The Current State Of The Timken Company (TKR), YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) – AllStockNews (allstocknews.com)
- YRC Worldwide Completes the Amendment to Extend the Term Loan – GlobeNewswire (press release) (globenewswire.com)
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) traded up 3.43% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $13.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 455,061 shares. YRC Worldwide has a 12-month low of $7.36 and a 12-month high of $16.97. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.41 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.48. The firm has a market cap of $444.27 million, a PE ratio of 54.75 and a beta of 3.71.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on YRCW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded YRC Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Deutsche Bank AG dropped 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. Finally, BidaskClub raised YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $15.75.
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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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