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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
USAP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. USAP: 0.01 )
USAP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 16.67
Current: 0.01

0
16.67
Equity to Asset 0.56
USAP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. USAP: 0.56 )
USAP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.56

0.44
0.8
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.26
M-Score: -2.68
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.70
USAP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. USAP: 2.70 )
USAP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.05   Max: 15.89
Current: 2.7

-21.05
15.89
Net-margin (%) -0.27
USAP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. USAP: -0.27 )
USAP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.11   Max: 10.11
Current: -0.27

-42.11
10.11
ROE (%) -0.26
USAP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. USAP: -0.26 )
USAP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.36   Max: 22.22
Current: -0.26

-2.36
22.22
ROA (%) -0.15
USAP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. USAP: -0.15 )
USAP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.68   Max: 14.65
Current: -0.15

-1.68
14.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.70
USAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. USAP: 1.70 )
USAP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.43   Max: 40.51
Current: 1.7

-3.43
40.51
Revenue Growth (%) -1.90
USAP's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. USAP: -1.90 )
USAP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 86.3
Current: -1.9

-15.7
86.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -21.40
USAP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. USAP: -21.40 )
USAP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -71.3   Max: 239.5
Current: -21.4

-71.3
239.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

USAP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 585,208 sh (+0.22%)
Michael Price 82,909 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

USAP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 82,909 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 574,808 sh (-1.78%)
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Q2 2014

USAP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Alan Fournier 1,143,021 sh (unchged)
Michael Price Sold Out
Chuck Royce 568,508 sh (-1.1%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with USAP

(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
Michael Price 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.34%$29.05 - $35.91 $ 26.84-17%0
Michael Price 2013-06-30 New Buy0.33%$28 - $36.13 $ 26.84-16%82909
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.25%$35.93 - $47.51 $ 26.84-37%0
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$35.93 - $47.51 $ 26.84-37%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -42.55%0.17%$33.48 - $44.75 $ 26.84-27%295000
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Reduce -23.3%0.09%$23.79 - $41.46 $ 26.84-24%513500
Whitney Tilson 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0781%$22.92 - $51.03 $ 26.84-28%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.94
USAP's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. USAP: 0.94 )
USAP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.17
Current: 0.94

0.4
3.17
P/S 1.00
USAP's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. USAP: 1.00 )
USAP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.66
Current: 1

0.26
1.66
PFCF 48.80
USAP's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 115.75 vs. USAP: 48.80 )
USAP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.45   Max: 3085
Current: 48.8

4.45
3085
EV-to-EBIT 53.74
USAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 vs. USAP: 53.74 )
USAP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -134.1   Max: 5303.1
Current: 53.74

-134.1
5303.1
Shiller P/E 25.40
USAP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. USAP: 25.40 )
USAP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.42   Max: 38.17
Current: 25.4

4.42
38.17
Current Ratio 4.51
USAP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. USAP: 4.51 )
USAP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 9.26
Current: 4.51

2.08
9.26
Quick Ratio 1.44
USAP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. USAP: 1.44 )
USAP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 5.51
Current: 1.44

1.15
5.51

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.05
USAP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. USAP: 1.05 )
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 5.56
Current: 1.05

0.46
5.56
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.17
USAP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. USAP: 1.17 )
USAP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 62.5
Current: 1.17

0.48
62.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
USAP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. USAP: 1.00 )
USAP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 4.57
Current: 1

0.3
4.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.90
USAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. USAP: 1.90 )
USAP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 45.8
Current: 1.9

0.1
45.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.07
USAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. USAP: 17.07 )
USAP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 114.7
Current: 17.07

-38.7
114.7

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., a Delaware corporation, was incorporated in 1994. The Company, through its wholly owned 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. Its 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. It 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.
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