Teachers Advisors LLC increased its stake in YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) by 28.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 680,980 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 151,457 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned about 2.05% of YRC Worldwide worth $8,390,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in YRC Worldwide by 1.1% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,414,933 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,452,000 after buying an additional 15,345 shares during the last quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. raised its position in YRC Worldwide by 75.9% in the second quarter. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. now owns 1,339,819 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,791,000 after buying an additional 577,931 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in YRC Worldwide by 7.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 908,762 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,196,000 after buying an additional 63,684 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in YRC Worldwide by 1.7% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 575,572 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,064,000 after buying an additional 9,678 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in YRC Worldwide by 18.5% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 364,344 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,207,000 after buying an additional 56,975 shares during the last quarter. 84.04% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW)

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) traded up 2.28% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $13.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 16,186 shares. YRC Worldwide, Inc. has a one year low of $6.25 and a one year high of $16.97. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $13.91 and its 200 day moving average is $11.75. The firm has a market cap of $462.84 million, a PE ratio of 82.80 and a beta of 3.38.

YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.12. YRC Worldwide had a negative return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 0.12%. The firm had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.23 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that YRC Worldwide, Inc. will post $0.80 EPS for the current year.

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Several brokerages recently weighed in on YRCW. Seaport Global Securities restated a “neutral” rating on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Friday, December 16th. Deutsche Bank AG began coverage on YRC Worldwide in a research note on Wednesday, November 2nd. They set a “hold” rating and a $11.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded YRC Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 25th. Stephens began coverage on YRC Worldwide in a research note on Friday, November 4th. They set an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, Aegis began coverage on YRC Worldwide in a research note on Monday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 target price on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $14.75.

About YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide Inc (YRC Worldwide) is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries and its interest in a Chinese joint venture, offers a range of transportation services. The Company has a less-than-truckload (LTL) networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities.

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