YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) insider Justin M. Hall bought 5,000 shares of YRC Worldwide stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $11.09 per share, for a total transaction of $55,450.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) traded down $0.27 during trading on Friday, hitting $10.82. 1,024,275 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 727,188. YRC Worldwide, Inc. has a twelve month low of $7.36 and a twelve month high of $16.97. The company has a current ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26.

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A number of brokerages have commented on YRCW. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price (down from $19.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Aegis reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 95.9% in the 1st quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 245,100 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $2,982,000 after acquiring an additional 120,000 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 36.3% in the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 87,872 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $967,000 after acquiring an additional 23,390 shares during the period. Northpointe Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 6.5% in the 3rd quarter. Northpointe Capital LLC now owns 1,263,554 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $17,437,000 after acquiring an additional 77,521 shares during the period. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 38.5% in the 2nd quarter. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. now owns 514,872 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $5,725,000 after acquiring an additional 143,207 shares during the period. Finally, FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of YRC Worldwide by 31.3% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,298,232 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $14,294,000 after acquiring an additional 309,400 shares during the period. 85.86% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW)

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