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YRC Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results for 2016

Fourth quarter results include Operating Income of $14.9 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $57.7 million

Year-end debt balance is the lowest in eleven years

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., February 6, 2017 — YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) reported consolidated operating revenue for fourth quarter 2016 of $1.148 billion and consolidated operating income of $14.9 million, which included a $3.4 million gain on property disposals. As a comparison, for the fourth quarter 2015, the Company reported consolidated operating revenue of $1.143 billion and a consolidated operating loss of $15.3 million, which included a

non-union pension settlement charge of $28.7 million and a $0.4 million loss on property disposals.

Consolidated operating revenue for the year ended December 31, 2016 was $4.698 billion with consolidated operating income of $124.3 million, which included a $14.6 million gain on property disposals. This compares to full-year 2015 consolidated operating revenue of $4.832 billion with consolidated operating income of $93.0 million, which included the settlement charge referenced above and a $1.9 million loss on property disposals.

In January 2017 the Company completed an amendment to its Term Loan Credit Agreement to adjust the leverage ratio covenant from the first quarter of 2017 through the fourth quarter of 2018, to reduce uncertainty regarding its ongoing compliance with that covenant.

Financial Highlights


    Fourth quarter 2016 operating income was $14.9 million compared to a loss of $15.3 million in 2015. The fourth quarter 2015 results included the $28.7 million non-union pension settlement charge. The full-year 2016 operating income increased to $124.3 million, an improvement of $31.3 million compared to 2015.


    On a non-GAAP basis, the Company generated Adjusted EBITDA of $57.7 million in fourth quarter 2016 for an Adjusted EBITDA margin of 5.0% compared to $66.0 million and 5.8% in the prior year comparable quarter (as detailed in the reconciliation below). Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for full-year 2016 was $297.5 million with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 6.3% compared to $333.3 million and 6.9% in 2015.


    The total debt-to-Adjusted EBITDA ratio for fourth quarter 2016 was 3.40 times compared to 3.25 times for fourth quarter 2015. This complied with the 3.50 maximum total leverage ratio covenant as of December 31, 2016 under the Term Loan Credit Agreement.


    Reinvestment in the business continued in 2016 with $100.6 million in capital expenditures and new operating leases for revenue equipment with a capital value equivalent of $152.5 million, for a total of $253.1 million. This is equal to 5.4% of operating revenue for 2016 and represents a $13.4 million increase over the $239.7 million invested in 2015. Tractors, trailers and technology were the primary investments during the quarter.



The following information was filed by Yrc Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) on Monday, February 6, 2017 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-K Annual Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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