SG Americas Securities LLC raised its stake in YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) by 112.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 26,172 shares of the transportation company’s stock after buying an additional 13,871 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC owned approximately 0.08% of YRC Worldwide worth $361,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new stake in YRC Worldwide during the 3rd quarter valued at $132,000. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. acquired a new stake in YRC Worldwide during the 3rd quarter valued at $150,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new stake in YRC Worldwide during the 2nd quarter valued at $168,000. Voya Investment Management LLC raised its stake in YRC Worldwide by 18.7% during the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 17,288 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $192,000 after purchasing an additional 2,720 shares during the period. Finally, Aperio Group LLC acquired a new stake in YRC Worldwide during the 2nd quarter valued at $193,000. 85.45% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) opened at $13.92 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 1.39. YRC Worldwide Inc has a fifty-two week low of $7.36 and a fifty-two week high of $15.79.

In other news, Director William Robert Davidson sold 3,921 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.40, for a total transaction of $52,541.40. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 30,195 shares in the company, valued at approximately $404,613. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Justin M. Hall purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were bought at an average price of $11.09 per share, for a total transaction of $55,450.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued 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 reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Saturday, September 16th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

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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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