Yellow (YELLQ) and Its Peers Financial Analysis

Yellow (NASDAQ:YELLQGet Free Report) is one of 19 public companies in the “Trucking, except local” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Yellow to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.


This table compares Yellow and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yellow -1.65% N/A -3.49%
Yellow Competitors 4.53% 13.16% 7.12%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Yellow and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yellow 0 0 0 0 N/A
Yellow Competitors 211 1164 1053 26 2.36

As a group, “Trucking, except local” companies have a potential upside of 8.32%. Given Yellow’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Yellow has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Yellow and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Yellow $5.24 billion $21.80 million -1.16
Yellow Competitors $3.97 billion $212.22 million 18.15

Yellow has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Yellow is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Yellow has a beta of 2.86, meaning that its stock price is 186% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yellow’s rivals have a beta of 1.32, meaning that their average stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

35.7% of Yellow shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.7% of shares of all “Trucking, except local” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.2% of Yellow shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 19.5% of shares of all “Trucking, except local” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Yellow rivals beat Yellow on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Yellow Company Profile

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Yellow Corporation does not have significant operations. Previously, the company provided various transportation services primarily in North America. The company primarily offered less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments and supply chain solutions to ship industrial, commercial, and retail goods. It also provided customer-specific logistics solutions, including truckload, residential, and warehouse solutions, as well as apparels, appliances, automotive parts, chemicals, food, furniture, glass, machinery, metal, metal products, non-bulk petroleum products, rubber, textiles, wood, and other manufactured products or components. In addition, the company offered specialized services, such as guaranteed expedited, time-specific delivery, cross-border, exhibit, product return, and government material shipment services; and consolidation and distribution, reverse logistics, and residential white glove services. As of December 31, 2022, it had a fleet of approximately 12,700 tractors comprising 11,700 owned and 1,000 leased tractors; and approximately 42,000 trailers consisting of 34,800 owned and 7,200 leased trailers. The company was formerly known as YRC Worldwide Inc. and changed its name to Yellow Corporation in February 2021. Yellow Corporation was founded in 1924 and is based in Nashville, Tennessee. On August 6, 2023, Yellow Corporation, along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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