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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 0.01
USAK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. USAK: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
USAK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.29
USAK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. USAK: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
USAK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.29
0.29
0.57
Interest Coverage 7.21
USAK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. USAK: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
USAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 4.46 Max: N/A
Current: 7.21
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -2.11
WACC vs ROIC
9.97%
4.66%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.22
USAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 vs. USAK: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
USAK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.54  Med: 0.87 Max: 5.67
Current: 3.22
-4.54
5.67
Net-margin (%) 1.51
USAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. USAK: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
USAK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.45  Med: -0.35 Max: 2.67
Current: 1.51
-3.45
2.67
ROE (%) 7.35
USAK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. USAK: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
USAK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.95  Med: -1.15 Max: 11.48
Current: 7.35
-14.95
11.48
ROA (%) 2.48
USAK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. USAK: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
USAK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.29  Med: -0.49 Max: 3.84
Current: 2.48
-5.29
3.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.56
USAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.69 vs. USAK: 6.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
USAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.07  Med: 1.47 Max: 9.4
Current: 6.56
-8.07
9.4
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
USAK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. USAK: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
USAK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 9.10 Max: 22
Current: -0.6
-3.7
22
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 40.10
USAK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. USAK: 40.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
USAK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.8  Med: 5.40 Max: 40.1
Current: 40.1
-20.8
40.1
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

USAK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Julian Robertson Sold Out
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USAK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
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USA Truck Inc is a transportation and logistics service provider. The Company transports commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Canada. It also transports general commodities into and out of Mexico.

USA Truck Inc was incorporated in Delaware in September 1986 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of ABF Freight System, Inc. The Company is a transportation and logistics service provider. The Company transports commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Canada. It also transports general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service from the terminal in Laredo, Texas, which is operated by its wholly owned subsidiary. Generally, the Company transport full dry van trailer loads of freight from origin to destination without intermediate stops or handling. The Company's operating business segments are Trucking and Strategic Capacity Solutions. The Trucking is comprised of truckload and dedicated freight services. Truckload provides services as a medium- to long-haul common carrier. USA Truck has provided truckload services since its inception, and derives the portion of its revenue from these services. Dedicated freight provides truckload services to specific customers for shipments over particular routes at particular. The Strategic Capacity Solutions consists of freight brokerage and rail intermodal services. Both of these service offerings match customer shipments with available equipment of authorized third-party carriers and provide services that complement the Company's trucking operations. USA Truck provides these services to existing trucking customers, many of whom prefer to rely on a single carrier, or a small group of carriers, to provide all their transportation solutions. The Company competes with other truckload carriers, private fleets and, to a lesser extent, railroads and less-than-truckload carriers. The Company's operations are regulated and licensed by various government agencies, including the DOT.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.40
USAK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. USAK: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
USAK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.68  Med: 20.98 Max: 2177.14
Current: 25.4
11.68
2177.14
Forward P/E 17.24
USAK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. USAK: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.40
USAK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. USAK: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
USAK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.69  Med: 24.25 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 25.4
11.69
99999999.99
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.69
USAK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. USAK: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
USAK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.26  Med: 12.88 Max: 137.25
Current: 9.69
4.26
137.25
P/B 1.99
USAK's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. USAK: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
USAK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.99
0.27
3.33
P/S 0.37
USAK's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. USAK: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
USAK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.37
0.06
0.71
POCF 3.92
USAK's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. USAK: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
USAK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 3.03 Max: 6.32
Current: 3.92
1.23
6.32
EV-to-EBIT 15.82
USAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. USAK: 15.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
USAK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1336  Med: 10.60 Max: 1586.9
Current: 15.82
-1336
1586.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.99
USAK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. USAK: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
USAK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 4.50 Max: 8.3
Current: 4.99
2.4
8.3
PEG 3.40
USAK's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. USAK: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
USAK' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.93 Max: 160.42
Current: 3.4
0.58
160.42
Current Ratio 1.23
USAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. USAK: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
USAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.57
Current: 1.23
0.58
1.57
Quick Ratio 1.22
USAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. USAK: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
USAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.22
0.57
1.54
Days Inventory 1.78
USAK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. USAK: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
USAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.92
Current: 1.78
1.23
3.92
Days Sales Outstanding 42.28
USAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 40.83 vs. USAK: 42.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
USAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.48  Med: 37.66 Max: 45.94
Current: 42.28
26.48
45.94
Days Payable 34.92
USAK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 35.68 vs. USAK: 34.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
USAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.57  Med: 24.26 Max: 32.69
Current: 34.92
10.57
32.69

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.94
USAK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. USAK: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
USAK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.21 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.94
0.33
3.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.90
USAK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. USAK: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
USAK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.86 Max: 117.36
Current: 1.9
0.35
117.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
USAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. USAK: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
USAK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.15
0.22
3.44
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
USAK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. USAK: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
USAK' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.48 Max: 154
Current: 1.9
0.49
154
Price/Graham Number 1.48
USAK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. USAK: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
USAK' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.27 Max: 8.75
Current: 1.48
0.63
8.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.31
USAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. USAK: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
USAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 5.90 Max: 13.1
Current: 6.31
0.1
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.38
USAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. USAK: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
USAK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.3  Med: -4.80 Max: 16.3
Current: 12.38
-24.3
16.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $485.7
EPS (TTM) $ 0.69
Beta1.89
Short Percentage of Float4.84%
52-Week Range $11.58 - 24.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.02 1.08
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.02 1.08
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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