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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

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industry
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history
Equity-to-Asset 0.61
USAP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. USAP: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
USAP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.61
0.5
0.8
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.45
Beneish M-Score: -3.18
WACC vs ROIC
8.44%
-0.91%
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
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history
Operating Margin % -2.57
USAP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. USAP: -2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
USAP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.65  Med: 6.71 Max: 14.53
Current: -2.57
-16.65
14.53
Net Margin % -3.46
USAP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
76% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. USAP: -3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
USAP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.44  Med: 3.9 Max: 9.79
Current: -3.46
-11.44
9.79
ROE % -2.92
USAP's ROE % is ranked lower than
74% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. USAP: -2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
USAP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.64  Med: 4.88 Max: 19.21
Current: -2.92
-10.64
19.21
ROA % -1.80
USAP's ROA % is ranked lower than
73% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. USAP: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
USAP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.33  Med: 2.56 Max: 14.08
Current: -1.8
-6.33
14.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.55
USAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. USAP: -1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
USAP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.28  Med: 5.5 Max: 26.17
Current: -1.55
-10.28
26.17
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -6.20
USAP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. USAP: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
USAP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 1.5 Max: 40.2
Current: -6.2
-15.7
40.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.30
USAP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. USAP: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
USAP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.1  Med: 0.7 Max: 242.9
Current: 0.3
-71.1
242.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 8.50
USAP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. USAP: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
USAP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.4  Med: 1.3 Max: 79.6
Current: 8.5
-39.4
79.6
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc $USAP.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

USAP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 17,400 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 12,420 sh (+42.43%)
Alan Fournier 703,219 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

USAP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 38,800 sh (+122.99%)
Chuck Royce 14,220 sh (+14.49%)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (-2.99%)
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Q3 2016

USAP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 44,367 sh (+14.35%)
Chuck Royce 14,220 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

USAP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 48,800 sh (+9.99%)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 14,220 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3312
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Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steel products. It offers stainless steel, nickel alloys, tool steel and certain other premium alloyed steels.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1994. The Company, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steel products, including stainless steel, tool steel and certain other alloyed steels. Its manufacturing process involves melting, remelting, heat treating, hot and cold rolling, forging, machining and cold drawing of semi-finished and finished specialty steels. The Company's product portfolio comprises of ingots, forging quality billet, plates, specialty bars, specialty shapes, and coil products. It also offers conversion services on Radial Forge and Universal Rolling Mill. The Toll Processing customers include mills, service centers and forgers. Its customers include erollers, forgers, service centers, original equipment manufacturers and wire redrawers. Its products are further processed by its customers for use in a variety of industries, including aerospace, power generation, oil & gas and heavy equipment manufacturing. It operates in four locations: Bridgeville, Pennsylvania; Dunkirk, New York; North Jackson, Ohio and Titusville, Pennsylvania. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations, including those governing discharges of pollutants into the air and water, and the generation, handling and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous substances.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 0.64
USAP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. USAP: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
USAP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.21
Current: 0.64
0.26
3.21
PS Ratio 0.72
USAP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. USAP: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
USAP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.72
0.26
1.66
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.54
USAP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
88% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. USAP: 27.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
USAP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.69  Med: 13.07 Max: 314.61
Current: 27.54
3.69
314.61
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.20
USAP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
82% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. USAP: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
USAP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 11.1 Max: 260.91
Current: 13.2
2.4
260.91
EV-to-EBIT -44.20
USAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. USAP: -44.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
USAP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -153.2  Med: 8.3 Max: 680.7
Current: -44.2
-153.2
680.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.20
USAP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. USAP: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
USAP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.7  Med: 8.5 Max: 157.9
Current: 13.2
-56.7
157.9
Shiller PE Ratio 17.22
USAP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 19.65 vs. USAP: 17.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
USAP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.18  Med: 16.57 Max: 40.61
Current: 17.22
5.18
40.61
Current Ratio 3.89
USAP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. USAP: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
USAP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 4.19 Max: 8.82
Current: 3.89
2.82
8.82
Quick Ratio 0.76
USAP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. USAP: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
USAP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.74 Max: 5.51
Current: 0.76
0.76
5.51
Days Inventory 221.45
USAP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
92% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 77.68 vs. USAP: 221.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
USAP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 114.7  Med: 159.55 Max: 226.26
Current: 221.45
114.7
226.26
Days Sales Outstanding 45.94
USAP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.73 vs. USAP: 45.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
USAP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.73  Med: 47.85 Max: 56.41
Current: 45.94
35.73
56.41
Days Payable 51.56
USAP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. USAP: 51.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
USAP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.46  Med: 32.86 Max: 53.22
Current: 51.56
18.46
53.22

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
USAP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. USAP: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
USAP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: -0.9 Max: 1.1
Current: -0.9
-1.7
1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.61
USAP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. USAP: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
USAP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.41
Current: 0.61
0.36
2.41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.67
USAP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. USAP: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
USAP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.92
Current: 0.67
0.43
3.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.72
USAP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. USAP: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
USAP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.72
0.36
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.26
USAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. USAP: -2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
USAP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.26  Med: 9.4 Max: 47.6
Current: -2.26
-2.26
47.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -8.10
USAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.79 vs. USAP: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
USAP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: 19.9 Max: 105.9
Current: -8.1
-32.9
105.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $154.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta1.25
Short Percentage of Float0.61%
52-Week Range $7.36 - 17.56
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.51
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Headlines

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Chuck Royce Reduces Position in Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Nov 04 2015 
Alan Fournier's Pennant Capital Management Sells Part of Stake in Universal Steel & Alloy Products Oct 22 2015 
Insider Trades at Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc. Aug 10 2015 
Recycled Steel Impacts Swinging Sector Sep 22 2013 
USAP, X, NUE - Domestic Steel Production Second Quarter Update Aug 07 2013 
What the Gurus Did This Week – Guru Real Time Update Aug 02 2013 
Pennant Capital’s Fournier - Adds Again, USAP Down 20% Apr 05 2013 
Alan Fournier - Tenth Add of USAP in First Quarter Mar 29 2013 
Alan Fournier - Steeled Again on USAP Mar 12 2013 
Alan Fournier - Steely on Steel with USAP Mar 07 2013 

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