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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
PTSI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. PTSI: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PTSI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.41 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.28
PTSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. PTSI: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PTSI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.28
0.22
0.63
Interest Coverage 13.48
PTSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
67% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. PTSI: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PTSI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 5.68 Max: 21.06
Current: 13.48
1.12
21.06
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.13
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
5.78%
10.47%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.76
PTSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. PTSI: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PTSI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.4  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.69
Current: 7.76
-5.4
8.69
Net-margin (%) 4.51
PTSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PTSI: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PTSI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.61  Med: 0.61 Max: 5.14
Current: 4.51
-4.61
5.14
ROE (%) 18.15
PTSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. PTSI: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PTSI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.21  Med: 1.57 Max: 21.27
Current: 18.15
-11.21
21.27
ROA (%) 5.47
PTSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. PTSI: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PTSI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.15  Med: 0.79 Max: 6.28
Current: 5.47
-6.15
6.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.98
PTSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. PTSI: 12.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTSI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 2.80 Max: 15.68
Current: 12.98
-11.1
15.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
PTSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. PTSI: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTSI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 9.20 Max: 17.9
Current: 9.2
-7.3
17.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.20
PTSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PTSI: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTSI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 9.70 Max: 45.6
Current: 23.2
-40
45.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 127.00
PTSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. PTSI: 127.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PTSI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 5.30 Max: 127
Current: 127
-45.4
127
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PTSI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
Compare:TSE:9055, NAS:USAK, TSX:TMA, ROCO:5604, BSP:TGMA3 » details
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc through its subsidiaries operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company. The Company is a truckload dry-van carrier, transporting general commodities throughout the continental United States and Canada.

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc is a holding Company incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in June 1986. The Company through its subsidiaries operates as a truckload transportation and logistics company. It is a truckload dry-van carrier, transporting general commodities throughout the continental United States, as well as in certain Canadian provinces. The Company also provides transportation services in Mexico under agreements with Mexican carriers. Its freight consists of automotive parts, expedited goods, consumer goods, such as general retail store merchandise, and manufactured goods, such as heating and air conditioning units. Its operations can generally be classified into truckload services or brokerage and logistics services. Truckload services include those transportation services in which it utilizes Company owned trucks or owner-operator owned trucks for the pickup and delivery of freight. The brokerage and logistics services consists of services such as transportation scheduling, routing, mode selection, trans loading, and other value added services related to the transportation of freight which may or may not involve the use of Company owned or owner-operator owned equipment. The Company competes with other irregular route medium- to long-haul truckload carriers, with private carriage conducted by its existing and potential customers, and, to a lesser extent, with the railroads. The Company's operations are subject to various environmental laws and regulations.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.91
PTSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. PTSI: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PTSI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 22.45 Max: 730.67
Current: 7.91
7.33
730.67
PE(NRI) 7.91
PTSI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
82% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.36 vs. PTSI: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PTSI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 22.44 Max: 548
Current: 7.91
7.33
548
P/B 1.42
PTSI's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PTSI: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PTSI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.91 Max: 4.49
Current: 1.42
0.18
4.49
P/S 0.34
PTSI's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PTSI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PTSI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.34
0.08
1.22
POCF 2.68
PTSI's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. PTSI: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PTSI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.79 Max: 10.06
Current: 2.68
0.68
10.06
EV-to-EBIT 7.58
PTSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. PTSI: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PTSI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.6  Med: 9.90 Max: 576.4
Current: 7.58
-59.6
576.4
EV-to-EBITDA 3.73
PTSI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.51 vs. PTSI: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PTSI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 4.40 Max: 14.8
Current: 3.73
2.8
14.8
PEG 0.27
PTSI's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PTSI: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PTSI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.44 Max: 730.67
Current: 0.27
0.25
730.67
Shiller P/E 52.22
PTSI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. PTSI: 52.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PTSI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 21.73 Max: 232.81
Current: 52.22
2.91
232.81
Current Ratio 1.01
PTSI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. PTSI: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PTSI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.01
0.77
2.54
Quick Ratio 0.99
PTSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. PTSI: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PTSI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.99
0.77
2.52
Days Inventory 2.73
PTSI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. PTSI: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PTSI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.28 Max: 3.21
Current: 2.73
1.23
3.21
Days Sales Outstanding 46.56
PTSI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 41.03 vs. PTSI: 46.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PTSI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.59  Med: 52.01 Max: 59.35
Current: 46.56
37.59
59.35
Days Payable 43.94
PTSI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
61% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 35.29 vs. PTSI: 43.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PTSI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.98  Med: 40.93 Max: 69.9
Current: 43.94
28.98
69.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.40
PTSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PTSI: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PTSI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.44 Max: 4.03
Current: 1.4
0.34
4.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
PTSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PTSI: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PTSI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.81
Current: 0.92
0.37
2.81
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.32
PTSI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PTSI: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PTSI' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.26 Max: 80.42
Current: 0.32
0.38
80.42
Price/Graham Number 0.70
PTSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PTSI: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PTSI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.05 Max: 3.71
Current: 0.7
0.59
3.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.22
PTSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. PTSI: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PTSI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 6.70 Max: 14
Current: 13.22
0.2
14
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.23
PTSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. PTSI: 8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PTSI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.6  Med: -6.70 Max: 31.6
Current: 8.23
-71.6
31.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $421.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.60
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float2.77%
52-Week Range $18.38 - 62.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.56
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
USA Truck Needs A Restructuring. Sep 02 2014 
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 14 2011 
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2010 
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2009 
P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 07 2009 
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