Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) Receiving Somewhat Critical Press Coverage, Study Finds

Press coverage about Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Roadrunner Transportation Systems earned a news impact score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the transportation company an impact score of 44.2061622950364 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, ValuEngine cut Roadrunner Transportation Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have assigned a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $8.00.

Shares of RRTS traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $2.13. The company had a trading volume of 430,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 560,462. The company has a quick ratio of 1.37, a current ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.09. Roadrunner Transportation Systems has a 52 week low of $1.63 and a 52 week high of $9.75. The stock has a market cap of $84.33 million, a P/E ratio of -0.90 and a beta of 0.88.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems (NYSE:RRTS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June 20th. The transportation company reported ($0.61) earnings per share for the quarter. Roadrunner Transportation Systems had a negative return on equity of 93.34% and a negative net margin of 4.35%. The firm had revenue of $560.36 million during the quarter.

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Company Profile

Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc provides asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics services. The company operates through three segments: Truckload Logistics (TL), Less-than-Truckload (LTL), and Ascent Global Logistics. The TL segment arranges pickup and delivery of truckload, intermodal, and ground and air expedited freight through its 41 TL service centers, 40 company brokers, and approximately 90 independent brokerage agents in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

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