News coverage about YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. YRC Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the transportation company an impact score of 47.0498215991214 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Complimentary Technical Snapshots on Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings and Three More Trucking Stocks (finance.yahoo.com)
- Earnings per share (EPS) Evaluation – YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ: YRCW) (stocksmarketcap.com)
- You Need to Know about stock? YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) (connectinginvestor.com)
- Most Recent Figure Make This Stock Even More Attractive – YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ: YRCW) (stocksmarketcap.com)
- Brief Overview on Stock’s Performances – YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ: YRCW) (stockspen.com)
Several brokerages have recently weighed in on YRCW. BidaskClub raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine upgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 27th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.75.
YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 3rd. The transportation company reported ($0.44) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.60) by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $1.21 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. The company’s revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.78) EPS. equities research analysts anticipate that YRC Worldwide will post 0.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Director Raymond J. Bromark sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.79, for a total transaction of $53,950.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 86,272 shares in the company, valued at approximately $930,874.88. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 4.70% of the company’s stock.
About YRC Worldwide
YRC Worldwide Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides various transportation services primarily in North America. Its 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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