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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.56
USAP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. USAP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
USAP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.56
0.44
0.8
Interest Coverage 2.96
USAP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.96 vs. USAP: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
USAP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.96  Med: 21.39 Max: 181.83
Current: 2.96
2.96
181.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
5.52%
2.46%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.88
USAP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. USAP: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.73  Med: 10.05 Max: 15.89
Current: 4.88
-3.73
15.89
Net-margin (%) 2.18
USAP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. USAP: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.37  Med: 5.92 Max: 10.11
Current: 2.18
-2.37
10.11
ROE (%) 2.32
USAP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. USAP: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.36  Med: 10.66 Max: 22.21
Current: 2.32
-2.36
22.21
ROA (%) 1.29
USAP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. USAP: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.68  Med: 7.14 Max: 14.65
Current: 1.29
-1.68
14.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.36
USAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. USAP: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.1  Med: 14.52 Max: 51.68
Current: 3.36
-3.1
51.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
USAP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. USAP: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.7  Med: 4.30 Max: 40.1
Current: -6.5
-15.7
40.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
USAP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. USAP: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.3  Med: 0.30 Max: 239.6
Current: -8.6
-71.3
239.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -39.20
USAP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -8.20 vs. USAP: -39.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.2  Med: 0.25 Max: 81.1
Current: -39.2
-39.2
81.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

USAP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
Chuck Royce 568,508 sh (-1.10%)
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Q3 2014

USAP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 574,908 sh (+1.13%)
Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

USAP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 526,908 sh (-8.35%)
Chuck Royce 526,908 sh (-8.35%)
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Q1 2015

USAP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 511,608 sh (-2.90%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.40
USAP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. USAP: 28.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
USAP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.64  Med: 13.67 Max: 72.82
Current: 28.4
3.64
72.82
Forward P/E 94.34
USAP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. USAP: 94.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.80
USAP's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. USAP: 28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
USAP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.63  Med: 13.71 Max: 73.03
Current: 28.8
3.63
73.03
P/B 0.65
USAP's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. USAP: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
USAP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.17
Current: 0.65
0.4
3.17
P/S 0.63
USAP's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. USAP: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
USAP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.63
0.26
1.66
POCF 15.86
USAP's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. USAP: 15.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
USAP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 12.87 Max: 264.92
Current: 15.86
2.4
264.92
EV-to-EBIT 21.53
USAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.52 vs. USAP: 21.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
USAP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -127.7  Med: 8.85 Max: 5303.1
Current: 21.53
-127.7
5303.1
PEG 0.54
USAP's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. USAP: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
USAP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.27 Max: 7.72
Current: 0.54
0.05
7.72
Shiller P/E 16.09
USAP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. USAP: 16.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
USAP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 18.04 Max: 38.17
Current: 16.09
4.4
38.17
Current Ratio 4.70
USAP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. USAP: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
USAP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.15  Med: 4.01 Max: 9.26
Current: 4.7
2.15
9.26
Quick Ratio 1.52
USAP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. USAP: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
USAP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.70 Max: 5.51
Current: 1.52
1.15
5.51
Days Inventory 191.58
USAP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 74.49 vs. USAP: 191.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
USAP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 64.66  Med: 119.61 Max: 195.03
Current: 191.58
64.66
195.03
Days Sales Outstanding 56.90
USAP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 53.09 vs. USAP: 56.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
USAP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.04  Med: 54.89 Max: 74.31
Current: 56.9
36.04
74.31

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.72
USAP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. USAP: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.24 Max: 5.56
Current: 0.72
0.46
5.56
Price/Projected FCF 0.77
USAP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. USAP: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.41 Max: 250
Current: 0.77
0.48
250
Price/Median PS Value 0.62
USAP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. USAP: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.62
0.3
1.67
Price/Graham Number 0.96
USAP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. USAP: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.96
0.4
1.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.60
USAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. USAP: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.40 Max: 45.8
Current: 4.6
0.1
45.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.39
USAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.92 vs. USAP: -8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
USAP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -37  Med: 11.50 Max: 117.2
Current: -8.39
-37
117.2

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