YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW): Today's Featured Transportation Loser

The transportation industry closed the day up 4.1%. B&H Ocean Carriers ( BHO), Newlead Holdings ( NEWL), DS Torm ( TRMD), and Frozen Food Express Industries ( FFEX) were all decliners today within the transportation industry with YRC Worldwide Inc ( YRCW) being today's featured transportation loser. YRC Worldwide Inc fell 0 cents (-8.3%) to 5 cents on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 38.4 million shares of YRC Worldwide Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19.2 million shares.

YRC Worldwide Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various transportation services worldwide. YRC Worldwide Inc has a market cap of $1.9 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 98.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates YRC Worldwide as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins.

On the positive front, General Maritime Corporation ( GMR), Trailer Bridge Inc ( TRBR), Excel Maritime Carriers ( EXM), and Genco Shipping & Trading ( GNK) were all gainers within the transportation industry with United Parcel Service Inc (UPS ( UPS) being today's featured transportation industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the transportation industry could consider iShares Dow Jones Transportation ( IYT) while those bearish on the transportation industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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