Equities research analysts expect YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) to report $1.22 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for YRC Worldwide’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $1.21 billion and the highest estimate coming in at $1.22 billion. YRC Worldwide posted sales of $1.15 billion during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 6.1%. The business is expected to report its next earnings report on Monday, February 5th.

On average, analysts expect that YRC Worldwide will report full-year sales of $1.22 billion for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $4.90 billion to $4.91 billion. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $5.22 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $5.21 billion to $5.24 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover YRC Worldwide.

Several research analysts have weighed in on YRCW shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. BidaskClub raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 15th. ValuEngine cut shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Aegis reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 target price (down previously from $19.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $16.00.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) traded up $0.39 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $15.04. YRC Worldwide has a one year low of $7.36 and a one year high of $15.79. The company has a current ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26. The stock has a market cap of $504.12, a PE ratio of -42.97 and a beta of 3.74.

In other news, CEO James L. Welch sold 100,000 shares of YRC Worldwide stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.24, for a total value of $1,224,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director William Robert Davidson sold 3,921 shares of YRC Worldwide 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 completion of the transaction, 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.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Aperio Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of YRC Worldwide in the 2nd quarter valued at $193,000. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of YRC Worldwide by 27.3% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 228,829 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,545,000 after acquiring an additional 49,092 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in shares of YRC Worldwide by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 39,456 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $439,000 after acquiring an additional 850 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of YRC Worldwide by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 204,280 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,272,000 after acquiring an additional 3,222 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of YRC Worldwide in the 2nd quarter valued at $168,000. 85.39% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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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