YRCW stock: buy or sell?
January 24th, 2020
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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Currently, YRC Worldwide stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is YRC Worldwide stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for YRCW stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
YRCW stock analysis
Shares of YRC Worldwide collapsed a bloodcurdling -6.75% and closed at $2.21.
YRC Worldwide closed on January 24th at $2.21 and collapsed a bloodcurdling -6.75%. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on December, YRCW fell $-1.16 per share (-34.42%).
After boosting an extraordinary 25.25% in a week last week, YRC Worldwide closed this week at $2.21 and plunged a bloodcurdling -27.54%.
Since early May 2019, when YRCW stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-4.93 per share (-69.05%). Stocks under the 200 days moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
YRCW stock price history
YRCW IPO was on July 8th, 2003 at $165,750.00 per share1. Since then, YRCW stock declined a -100.00%, with a yearly average of -6.30%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
YRCW stock historical price chart
YRCW stock reached 52-week highs on April at $8.67, and all-time highs 2005-04-08 with a price of 428775.
YRCW stock price target is $5.00Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. Currently, only 1 price forecast for YRC Worldwide stock was published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-3-22||Stephens||Set Price Target||n/a||$5.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on May, YRC Worldwide . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, YRC Worldwide annual turnover gained a good 4.11% to $5,092.00 M dollars from $4,891.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed constant a 0.62% to 0.40%. To have an updated picture of the financial situation of YRC Worldwide, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual YRC Worldwide TTM sales up to were $3,877.50 and earnings were $34.80 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review YRC Worldwide business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to , compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a chilling -23.85%. By contrast, profit margin (net income/sales) remained steady at 0.40%.
|2013||$4,870 M||-||$-83.60 M-1.7%||-|
|2014||$5,069 M||4.08%||$-67.70 M-1.3%||-19.02%|
|2015||$4,832 M||-4.66%||$0.70 M0.0%||-101.03%|
|2016||$4,698 M||-2.79%||$22 M0.5%||2,971.43%|
|2017||$4,891 M||4.12%||$-10.80 M-0.2%||-150.23%|
|2018||$5,092 M||4.11%||$20 M0.4%||-287.04%|
|TTM||$3,878 M||-23.85%||$35 M0.9%||72.28%|
Quarterly financial resultsYRC Worldwide posted million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.40%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, YRC Worldwide sales marked a scary loss and plunged a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, YRC Worldwide posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$1,170 M||-||$-25 M-2.2%||-|
|2017-Q2||$1,260 M||7.69%||$19 M1.5%||-175.10%|
|2017-Q3||$1,251 M||-0.70%||$3 M0.2%||-84.21%|
|2017-Q4||$1,209 M||-3.40%||$-8 M-0.6%||-350.00%|
|2018-Q1||$1,215 M||0.49%||$-15 M-1.2%||94.67%|
|2018-Q2||$1,327 M||9.22%||$14 M1.1%||-198.63%|
|2018-Q3||$1,304 M||-1.73%||$3 M0.2%||-79.86%|
|2018-Q4||$1,247 M||-4.31%||$18 M1.4%||503.45%|
YRC Worldwide ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
YRC Worldwide shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 7.34% of all shares.
In case of YRC Worldwide stock, 71.24% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for YRCW stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to YRC Worldwide:
|Market cap||$80.1 M|
|Total shares||36.3 M|
|Float shares||33.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||71.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||7.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, January 24th, 2020|
|Day range||$2.17 - $2.41|
|Average true range||$0.25|
|50d mov avg||$2.87|
|100d mov avg||$3.29|
|200d mov avg||$3.87|
YRC Worldwide performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For YRC Worldwide, the comparison is made against .