YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) Jumps 7.75% on January 21

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YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 21 as the stock popped 7.75% to $9.73, representing a gain of $0.7 per share. Some 846,923 shares traded hands on 5,356 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 721,948 shares out of a total float of 32.62 million. The stock opened at $9.00 and traded with an intraday range of $10.04 to $8.86.

After today's gains, YRC Worldwide Inc. reached a market cap of $317.35 million. YRC Worldwide Inc. has had a trading range between $21.37 and $8.13 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $14.62 and a 200-day SMA of $15.16.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 8.9.

YRC Worldwide Inc offers transportation services. It has a comprehensive less-than-truckload networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities.

YRC Worldwide Inc. is based out of Overland Park, KS and has some 33,000 employees. Its CEO is James L. Welch.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of YRC Worldwide Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for YRCW. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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