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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.32
USAK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. USAK: 0.32 )
USAK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.32

0.3
0.6
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.87
M-Score: -3.03
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 0.66
USAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. USAK: 0.66 )
USAK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.54   Max: 13.06
Current: 0.66

-4.54
13.06
Net-margin (%) -0.47
USAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. USAK: -0.47 )
USAK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.45   Max: 8.76
Current: -0.47

-3.45
8.76
ROE (%) -2.77
USAK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. USAK: -2.77 )
USAK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.95   Max: 18.24
Current: -2.77

-14.95
18.24
ROA (%) -0.86
USAK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. USAK: -0.86 )
USAK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.29   Max: 9.01
Current: -0.86

-5.29
9.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.46
USAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. USAK: 1.46 )
USAK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.09   Max: 19.73
Current: 1.46

-8.09
19.73
Revenue Growth (%) 6.30
USAK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. USAK: 6.30 )
USAK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 22
Current: 6.3

-2.6
22
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.80
USAK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. USAK: -10.80 )
USAK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 25
Current: -10.8

-20.8
25
EPS Growth (%) 40.10
USAK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. USAK: 40.10 )
USAK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -77.1   Max: 230.2
Current: 40.1

-77.1
230.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

USAK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 185,400 sh (+115.08%)
Donald Smith Sold Out
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Q1 2014

USAK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 108,644 sh (-41.4%)
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Q2 2014

USAK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 71,933 sh (New)
Jim Simons 84,700 sh (-22.04%)
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Q3 2014

USAK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Julian Robertson 71,933 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 79,100 sh (-6.61%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with USAK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 New Buy0.49%$14.82 - $19.24 $ 22.9834%71933
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.14%$8.92 - $16.07 $ 22.9878%0
PRIMECAP Management 2013-03-31 Sold Out $3.39 - $5.57 $ 22.98413%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-12-31 Reduce -86.79%$2.8 - $3.61 $ 22.98623%16800
Donald Smith 2011-09-30 Add 22.78%0.05%$6.81 - $12.11 $ 22.98145%966757
PRIMECAP Management 2011-09-30 Add 35.4%$6.81 - $12.11 $ 22.98145%153000
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Ratios

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P/B 2.39
USAK's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. USAK: 2.39 )
USAK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.81
Current: 2.39

0.27
2.81
P/S 0.40
USAK's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. USAK: 0.40 )
USAK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.4

0.06
0.73
PFCF 23.94
USAK's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. USAK: 23.94 )
USAK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 156.1
Current: 23.94

3.4
156.1
EV-to-EBIT 90.44
USAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 20.59 vs. USAK: 90.44 )
USAK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -497.8   Max: 2363.9
Current: 90.44

-497.8
2363.9
Current Ratio 1.23
USAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. USAK: 1.23 )
USAK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.23

0.58
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.21
USAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. USAK: 1.21 )
USAK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.21

0.57
1.49

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.40
USAK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. USAK: 2.40 )
USAK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.89
Current: 2.4

0.33
3.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.32
USAK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. USAK: 2.32 )
USAK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 22.92
Current: 2.32

0.35
22.92
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
USAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. USAK: 1.28 )
USAK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 5.14
Current: 1.28

0.22
5.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
USAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. USAK: 1.10 )
USAK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 13.1
Current: 1.1

0.2
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.24
USAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. USAK: -7.24 )
USAK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28   Max: 14.7
Current: -7.24

-28
14.7

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
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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 business is classified into three operating segments: Trucking, Strategic Capacity Solutions (SCS), and Intermodal. Its truckload service offering transports freight over irregular routes as a medium- to long-haul common carrier. The trucking segment consists primarily of the driver managers, load planners and customer service representatives. The SCS and Intermodal operating segments are intended to provide services which complement the trucking services, primarily to existing customers of the trucking operating segment. A majority of the customers using the SCS and Intermodal services are also customers of the Trucking operating segment. 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.
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