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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
UACL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. UACL: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UACL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 25.69 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.27
UACL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. UACL: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UACL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16  Med: 0.70 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.27
-0.16
0.78
Interest Coverage 9.82
UACL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. UACL: 9.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UACL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.82  Med: 53.92 Max: 9999.99
Current: 9.82
9.82
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.25
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
11.09%
14.55%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.91
UACL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. UACL: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.79  Med: 5.16 Max: 8.18
Current: 6.91
1.79
8.18
Net-margin (%) 3.86
UACL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. UACL: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.23 Max: 5.37
Current: 3.86
0.97
5.37
ROE (%) 35.55
UACL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. UACL: 35.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.07  Med: 29.17 Max: 151.67
Current: 35.55
3.07
151.67
ROA (%) 8.64
UACL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. UACL: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.37  Med: 12.89 Max: 22.1
Current: 8.64
2.37
22.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.92
UACL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. UACL: 31.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.95  Med: 41.44 Max: 106.84
Current: 31.92
7.95
106.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
UACL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. UACL: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.20 Max: 13
Current: 6.4
0
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
UACL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. UACL: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22  Med: 10.90 Max: 41
Current: 10.3
-22
41
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
UACL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. UACL: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38  Med: 12.45 Max: 72.5
Current: -4.1
-38
72.5
» UACL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

UACL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,014,900 sh (+10.93%)
Jim Simons 11,200 sh (-64.54%)
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Q3 2014

UACL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 1,049,900 sh (+3.45%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

UACL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 27,831 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,049,900 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

UACL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 48,500 sh (+74.27%)
Chuck Royce 991,200 sh (-5.59%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.40
UACL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. UACL: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UACL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.02  Med: 17.18 Max: 58.94
Current: 14.4
7.02
58.94
Forward P/E 11.26
UACL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. UACL: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.50
UACL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. UACL: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UACL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.03  Med: 17.19 Max: 58.94
Current: 14.5
7.03
58.94
P/B 4.60
UACL's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. UACL: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UACL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.51 Max: 11.01
Current: 4.6
1.13
11.01
P/S 0.56
UACL's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. UACL: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UACL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.56
0.25
0.98
PFCF 23.98
UACL's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 20.19 vs. UACL: 23.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UACL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.82  Med: 28.63 Max: 456.75
Current: 23.98
5.82
456.75
POCF 8.33
UACL's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. UACL: 8.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UACL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.05  Med: 13.56 Max: 221.14
Current: 8.33
4.05
221.14
EV-to-EBIT 10.55
UACL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.47 vs. UACL: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UACL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 11.70 Max: 30.6
Current: 10.55
2.9
30.6
PEG 0.66
UACL's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. UACL: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UACL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.98 Max: 14.04
Current: 0.66
0.58
14.04
Shiller P/E 16.35
UACL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 22.03 vs. UACL: 16.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UACL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.05  Med: 16.16 Max: 26.79
Current: 16.35
10.05
26.79
Current Ratio 1.81
UACL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. UACL: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UACL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.19 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.81
1.07
2.95
Quick Ratio 1.81
UACL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. UACL: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UACL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.19 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.81
1.07
2.95
Days Sales Outstanding 50.08
UACL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 41.96 vs. UACL: 50.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UACL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 29.49  Med: 46.38 Max: 59.02
Current: 50.08
29.49
59.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.28
UACL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. UACL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UACL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.28
0.24
1.39
Dividend Payout 0.19
UACL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. UACL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UACL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.19
0.15
0.26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.28
UACL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. UACL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.28
0.24
1.39
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
UACL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. UACL: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UACL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7  Med: -7.45 Max: -23.6
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 40.41
UACL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. UACL: 40.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UACL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.56  Med: 2.76 Max: 95.03
Current: 40.41
1.56
95.03
Price/Projected FCF 1.28
UACL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. UACL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UACL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.55 Max: 4.84
Current: 1.28
0.76
4.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.09
UACL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UACL: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UACL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.09
0.59
1.83
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
UACL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. UACL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UACL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.93
Current: 0.9
0.62
3.93
Price/Graham Number 5.11
UACL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. UACL: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UACL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.61 Max: 8.99
Current: 5.11
0.49
8.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.50
UACL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. UACL: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 8.50 Max: 34.2
Current: 9.5
3.3
34.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.75
UACL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. UACL: 20.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UACL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.1  Med: 11.55 Max: 28.8
Current: 20.75
-8.1
28.8

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
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Universal Truckload Services Inc was incorporated in Michigan on December 11, 2001. The Company is engaged in the provision of transportation and logistics solutions throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. It offers our customers a broad array of services across their entire supply chain, including transportation, value-added, and intermodal services. It also offers truck brokerage services, which allows it to supplement its capacity and provide its customers with transportation of freight by using third party capacity, as well as full service international freight forwarding and customs house brokerage services. The Company broadly groups its services into three service categories: transportation, value-added and intermodal support, Transportation, Value-added & Intermodal support. Its transportation services include dry van, flatbed, heavy haul, dedicated, refrigerated, shuttle and switching operations as well as full service domestic and international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, final mile and ground expedite. Its value-added services, which are typically dedicated to individual customer requirements, include material handling, consolidation, sequencing, sub-assembly, cross-dock services, kitting, repacking, warehousing and returnable container management. Its Intermodal operations include rail-truck, steamship-truck and support services. Its agreements with customers typically follow one of two patterns: transactional or contractual. The Company's operations are regulated and licensed by various federal and state agencies.
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