YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) insider Justin M. Hall acquired 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $11.09 per share, with a total value of $55,450.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ YRCW) traded down $0.27 during trading on Friday, hitting $10.82. 943,025 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 727,188. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26, a current ratio of 1.39 and a quick ratio of 1.39. YRC Worldwide, Inc. has a 12-month low of $7.36 and a 12-month high of $16.97.

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A number of brokerages have commented on YRCW. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 price objective (up from $16.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. BidaskClub cut shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. 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, ValuEngine cut shares of YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.00.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Algert Global LLC lifted its holdings in shares of YRC Worldwide by 88.7% in the 3rd quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 220,818 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $3,047,000 after acquiring an additional 103,804 shares during the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in shares of YRC Worldwide by 7.2% in the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 143,892 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $1,986,000 after acquiring an additional 9,692 shares during the last quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of YRC Worldwide in the 3rd quarter worth about $958,000. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of YRC Worldwide in the 3rd quarter worth about $159,000. Finally, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. bought a new stake in shares of YRC Worldwide in the 3rd quarter worth about $328,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.86% of the company’s stock.

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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