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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
USAK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. USAK: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
USAK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.2
0.14
0.59
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.85
Beneish M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
4.92%
-2.47%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -1.75
USAK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. USAK: -1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
USAK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.54  Med: -0.86 Max: 4.54
Current: -1.75
-4.54
4.54
Net Margin % -1.79
USAK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. USAK: -1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
USAK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.45  Med: -1.26 Max: 2.18
Current: -1.79
-3.45
2.18
ROE % -10.44
USAK's ROE % is ranked lower than
85% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. USAK: -10.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
USAK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.95  Med: -3.69 Max: 11.48
Current: -10.44
-14.95
11.48
ROA % -2.60
USAK's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. USAK: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
USAK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.29  Med: -1.59 Max: 3.75
Current: -2.6
-5.29
3.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -3.03
USAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. USAK: -3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
USAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.09  Med: -1.05 Max: 9.19
Current: -3.03
-8.09
9.19
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.30
USAK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. USAK: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
USAK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 9 Max: 22
Current: -2.3
-2.6
22
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.10
USAK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. USAK: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
USAK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: 5.6 Max: 40.2
Current: -8.1
-20.9
40.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -2.50
USAK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. USAK: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
USAK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.1  Med: 22.8 Max: 230.2
Current: -2.5
-77.1
230.2
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking    NAICS: 484121    SIC: 4213
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Headquarter Location:USA
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 USAT Logistics. The Trucking is comprised of truckload and dedicated freight services. USAT Logistics, consisting of the Company's freight brokerage and rail intermodal service offerings. 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
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history
PB Ratio 0.95
USAK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. USAK: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
USAK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.1 Max: 3.33
Current: 0.95
0.27
3.33
PS Ratio 0.14
USAK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. USAK: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
USAK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.14
0.06
0.54
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.61
USAK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. USAK: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
USAK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.99 Max: 6.32
Current: 2.61
1.23
6.32
EV-to-EBIT -27.08
USAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 14.84 vs. USAK: -27.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
USAK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1508.9  Med: 10.15 Max: 1720.9
Current: -27.08
-1508.9
1720.9
EV-to-EBITDA 9.07
USAK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 10.34 vs. USAK: 9.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
USAK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 5.3 Max: 10.5
Current: 9.07
2.8
10.5
Current Ratio 1.27
USAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. USAK: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
USAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.27
0.64
1.49
Quick Ratio 1.27
USAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. USAK: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
USAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.27
0.62
1.47
Days Inventory 0.75
USAK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 10.84 vs. USAK: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
USAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.14 Max: 3.92
Current: 0.75
0.75
3.92
Days Sales Outstanding 46.89
USAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 43.32 vs. USAK: 46.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
USAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.48  Med: 38.61 Max: 46.89
Current: 46.89
26.48
46.89
Days Payable 28.35
USAK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 37.49 vs. USAK: 28.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
USAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.05  Med: 24.35 Max: 32.69
Current: 28.35
12.05
32.69

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 7.60
USAK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. USAK: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
USAK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.3  Med: -0.05 Max: 7.6
Current: 7.6
-11.3
7.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.95
USAK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. USAK: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
USAK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.42 Max: 5.77
Current: 0.95
0.33
5.77
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.45
USAK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. USAK: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
USAK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.33 Max: 8
Current: 0.45
0.23
8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.69
USAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. USAK: -3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
USAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.69  Med: 5 Max: 12.2
Current: -3.69
-3.69
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 5.15
USAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. USAK: 5.15 )
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: -24.6  Med: -4.5 Max: 15.3
Current: 5.15
-24.6
15.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $429.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.89
Beta1.69
Short Percentage of Float11.38%
52-Week Range $6.62 - 21.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)8.22

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.03 0.70
EPS without NRI ($) -0.03 0.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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