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3. YRC Worldwide
3. YRC Worldwide
Fortune 500 rank: 396
2009 revenue: $5.3 billion
2009 total shareholder return: -70.7%

The trucking company neared the precipice of bankruptcy and made it back last year, but not without taking a hit in the market.

YRC suffered from logistical and acquisition-related problems and a decline in overall transportation volumes pushed profits into negative territory.

After a public battle with bondholders, YRC convinced investors to swap about $500 million worth of debt for equity.

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Last updated April 15 2010: 7:08 AM ET
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