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How to buy Yellow Corporation stock

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Yellow Corporation is a trucking business based in the US. Yellow Corporation shares (YRCW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Yellow Corporation employs 30,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$4.5 billion.

How to buy shares in Yellow Corporation

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  3. Search for Yellow Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: YRCW. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Yellow Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Yellow Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Yellow Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Yellow Corporation share price

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Yellow Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-10.
52-week rangeUSD$1.29 - USD$8.38
50-day moving average USD$5.17
200-day moving average USD$4.6856
Wall St. target priceUSD$6
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.578

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Is it a good time to buy Yellow Corporation stock?

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Is Yellow Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Yellow Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Yellow Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Yellow Corporation's EBITDA

Yellow Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$152.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Yellow Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Yellow Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$4.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.39%
Gross profit TTM USD$392 million
Return on assets TTM 0.54%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -1.18%
Book value $-10.203
Market capitalisation USD$272.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Yellow Corporation shares

There are currently 1.4 million Yellow Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Yellow Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 6.9% up from 1.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Yellow Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Yellow Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Yellow Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Yellow Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Yellow Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 1.0 million). Yellow Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.38. In other words for every 100,000 Yellow Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1380 shares are currently held short.

However Yellow Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Yellow Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Yellow Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Yellow Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Yellow Corporation shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0294% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Yellow Corporation shares, roughly 29 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Yellow Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Yellow Corporation stock.

Yellow Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Yellow Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Yellow Corporation's shares ever split?

Yellow Corporation's shares were split on a 1:300 basis on 1 December 2011. So if you had owned 300 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Yellow Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 29900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Yellow Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Yellow Corporation's share price.

Yellow Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Yellow Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.29 up to $8.38. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Yellow Corporation's is 3.1521. This would suggest that Yellow Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Yellow Corporation overview

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 Freight segment offers various services to transport industrial, commercial, and retail goods; and provides specialized services, including guaranteed expedited, time-specific delivery, cross-border, coast-to-coast air delivery, product return, temperature-sensitive shipment protection, and government material shipment. It serves manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and government customers. As of December 31, 2019, this segment had a fleet of approximately 7,700 tractors comprising 5,500 owned and 2,200 leased tractors; and 29,800 trailers consisting of 21,500 owned and 8,300 leased trailers. The Regional Transportation segment offers regional delivery services, which include next-day and second-day delivery, consolidation/distribution, protect-from-freezing and hazardous materials handling, truckload, and other specialized services; guaranteed and expedited delivery services consisting of day-definite, hour-definite, and time definite capabilities; interregional delivery services; and cross-border delivery services, as well as operates hollandregional.com, newpenn.com, and reddawayregional.com e-commerce websites that provide online resources to manage transportation activities. This segment had a fleet of approximately 6,400 tractors, including 4,800 owned and 1,600 leased tractors; and 13,900 trailers comprising 9,800 owned and 4,100 leased trailers. The company was formerly known as Yellow Roadway Corporation and changed its name to YRC Worldwide Inc. in January 2006. YRC Worldwide Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.

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