NasdaqGS:YRCW

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

YRC Worldwide Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of transportation services primarily in North America.

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Fundamentals

Slightly overvalued with worrying balance sheet.


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Share Price & News

How has YRC Worldwide's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

20.1%

YRCW

5.5%

US Transportation

1.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

-48.9%

YRCW

10.3%

US Transportation

7.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: YRCW underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 10.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: YRCW underperformed the US Market which returned 7.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

YRCWIndustryMarket
7 Day20.1%5.5%1.8%
30 Day0.7%-1.4%-0.7%
90 Day33.1%-7.6%0.06%
1 Year-48.9%-48.9%12.3%10.3%9.7%7.3%
3 Year-65.4%-65.4%83.3%74.6%46.3%36.9%
5 Year-76.3%-76.3%69.1%54.4%64.5%46.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is YRC Worldwide's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is YRC Worldwide undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Undervalued: YRCW ($4.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($62.76)

Significantly Undervalued: YRCW is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: YRCW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Transportation industry average.

PE vs Market: YRCW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

Low PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate YRCW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: YRCW has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Transportation industry average.


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Future Growth

How is YRC Worldwide forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?

121.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: YRCW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: YRCW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: YRCW is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: YRCW's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: YRCW's revenue (2.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

High Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if YRCW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has YRC Worldwide performed over the past 5 years?

41.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: YRCW is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 41.8% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare YRCW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: YRCW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Transportation industry (-40.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: YRCW's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: YRCW is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Assets is negative.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: YRCW is currently unprofitable, so its Return on Capital Employed is negative.


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Financial Health

How is YRC Worldwide's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: YRCW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: YRCW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: YRCW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: YRCW's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: YRCW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: YRCW has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: YRCW has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if YRCW has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is YRC Worldwide's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate YRCW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate YRCW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YRCW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if YRCW's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of YRCW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of YRC Worldwide's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

2.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Darren Hawkins (49yo)

1.5yrs

Tenure

US$4,425,681

Compensation

Mr. Darren D. Hawkins has been the Chief Executive Officer of YRC Worldwide Inc. since April 30, 2018. Mr. Hawkins has been Director of YRC Worldwide Inc. since July 30, 2018. Mr. Hawkins served as Preside ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Darren has recently become CEO, making it difficult to compare their total compensation against companies of similar size in the US market.

Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Management Age and Tenure

2.6yrs

Average Tenure

57yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: YRCW's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

8.3yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: YRCW's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • James Fry (57yo)

    VP, General Counsel & Secretary

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.43m
  • Jason Bergman (48yo)

    Chief Customer Officer

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
  • TJ O'Connor (58yo)

    COO & President of YRC Freight

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.13m
  • Mike Kelley (58yo)

    Chief Sustainability Officer & VP of External Affairs

    • Tenure: 11.1yrs
  • Tony Carreño

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Stephanie Fisher (42yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 2.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.50m
  • Butch Day (61yo)

    Chief Security Officer

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
  • Darren Hawkins (49yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.43m
  • Jason Ringgenberg (53yo)

    Chief Information Officer

    • Tenure: 2.6yrs
  • Mitch Lilly (63yo)

    Senior Vice President of Labor and Employee Relations

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs

Board Members

  • Bob Friedman (76yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$226.04k
  • James Hoffman (66yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$306.04k
  • Doug Carty (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$226.04k
  • Pat Nazemetz (69yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$241.04k
  • Jim Winestock (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.04k
  • Ray Bromark (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$251.04k
  • Matt Doheny (49yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$271.04k
  • Darren Hawkins (49yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.43m
  • William Davidson (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$196.04k

Company Information

YRC Worldwide Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: YRC Worldwide Inc.
  • Ticker: YRCW
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1924
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Market Cap: US$155.979m
  • Shares outstanding: 36.27m
  • Website: https://www.yrcw.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • YRC Worldwide Inc.
  • 10990 Roe Avenue
  • Overland Park
  • Kansas
  • 66211
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
YEL1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1969
YRCWNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1969

Biography

YRC Worldwide Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of transportation services primarily in North America. The company operates in two segments, YRC Freight and Regional Transportation. The YRC  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/18 23:51
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.