Northern Trust Corp trimmed its position in YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 366,880 shares of the transportation company’s stock after selling 734 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned approximately 1.09% of YRC Worldwide worth $4,079,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in YRCW. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in YRC Worldwide by 36.3% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 87,872 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $967,000 after purchasing an additional 23,390 shares during the period. American International Group Inc. lifted its position in YRC Worldwide by 7.1% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 20,045 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $221,000 after purchasing an additional 1,327 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in YRC Worldwide by 29.7% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,174,693 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $23,943,000 after purchasing an additional 497,565 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in YRC Worldwide by 10.6% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 262,040 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $2,885,000 after purchasing an additional 25,114 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in YRC Worldwide by 21.7% in the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,578,857 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $17,383,000 after purchasing an additional 281,684 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 86.49% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $18.00 target price (up from $16.00) on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub downgraded YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Aegis restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of YRC Worldwide in a research report on Saturday, September 16th. ValuEngine downgraded YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded YRC Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.00.

Shares of YRC Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:YRCW) opened at $11.21 on Tuesday. YRC Worldwide, Inc. has a 52-week low of $7.36 and a 52-week high of $16.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.26, a quick ratio of 1.39 and a current ratio of 1.39.

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

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

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