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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 1.54
USAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. USAT: 1.54 )
USAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.54

Equity to Asset 0.69
USAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. USAT: 0.69 )
USAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.69

-0.72
0.84
Interest Coverage 4.55
USAT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. USAT: 4.55 )
USAT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.55   Max: 4.55
Current: 4.55

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -2.51
M-Score: -2.54
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 (%) 1.99
USAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. USAT: 1.99 )
USAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2877.65   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.99

-2877.65
1.99
Net-margin (%) 2.38
USAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. USAT: 2.38 )
USAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2884.71   Max: 2.38
Current: 2.38

-2884.71
2.38
ROE (%) 3.65
USAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. USAT: 3.65 )
USAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2301.94   Max: 3.65
Current: 3.65

-2301.94
3.65
ROA (%) 2.33
USAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. USAT: 2.33 )
USAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -300.59   Max: 2.33
Current: 2.33

-300.59
2.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.14
USAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.75 vs. USAT: 4.14 )
USAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2896.68   Max: 4.14
Current: 4.14

-2896.68
4.14
Revenue Growth (%) 14.70
USAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. USAT: 14.70 )
USAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -62.7   Max: 151.8
Current: 14.7

-62.7
151.8
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Preferred stocks of USA Technologies Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
USATP19.000.00USD 1.50 Cum.Conv.Red.Pfd Shs

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 132.00
USAT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. USAT: 132.00 )
USAT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 107.5   Max: 136.25
Current: 132

107.5
136.25
P/B 3.00
USAT's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. USAT: 3.00 )
USAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 14.7
Current: 3

0.61
14.7
P/S 1.80
USAT's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. USAT: 1.80 )
USAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 21.3
Current: 1.8

0.67
21.3
EV-to-EBIT 62.50
USAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. USAT: 62.50 )
USAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 42.7   Max: 107.7
Current: 62.5

42.7
107.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.70
USAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. USAT: 4.70 )
USAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 48.33
Current: 4.7

1.55
48.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
USAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. USAT: 0.50 )
USAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.94
Current: 0.5

0.2
6.94
Price/Graham Number 3.00
USAT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. USAT: 3.00 )
USAT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 3.41
Current: 3

2.59
3.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.60
USAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
71% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. USAT: 1.60 )
USAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 2.3
Current: 1.6

0.9
2.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.14
USAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. USAT: -15.14 )
USAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.4   Max: -17.2
Current: -15.14

-26.4
-17.2

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:UTE1.Germany
USA Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in January 1992. The Company is a supplier of cashless, remote management, reporting and energy management solutions serving the unattended Point of Sale market. The Company's networked devices and associated services enable the owners and operators of everyday, stand-alone, distributed assets, such as vending machines, kiosks, personal computers, photocopiers, and laundry equipment, the ability to remotely monitor, control and report on the results of these distributed assets, as well as the ability to offer their customers cashless payment options. As part of the Company's Intelligent Vending solution, it also manufactures and sells energy management products which reduce the electrical power consumption of various existing equipment, such as refrigerated vending machines and glass front coolers, thus reducing the electrical energy costs associated with operating this equipment. The Company's solutions consist predominately of POS electronic payment devices, proprietary operating systems, certified payment software and reporting and communication capabilities. Its solutions are able to process traditional magnetic stripe credit and debit cards, contactless credit and debit cards, as well as near-field communication ('NFC') equipped mobile phones where consumers could make payments with their cell phones. The Company's proprietary POS solutions enable electronic micro-payments at unattended POS locations. It sells directly to the major operators in each of its target markets. Each of the Company's target markets is dominated by a handful of large companies, and these companies comprise its primary customer base. The Company's customers are principally located in the United States. The cashless vending, remote business service and energy conservation industries are competitive markets. The Company is aware of four competitors that offer a cashless hardware device, MEI, Coin Acceptors Inc. (Coinco), Cantaloupe Systems, Inc. and InOne Technology, LLC. It is aware of four competitors that offer a remote monitoring device, MEI, Cantaloupe Systems, Inc, InOne Technology, LLC, and Crane Streamware. The Company received federal registration approval of the following trademarks: Blue Light Sequence, CM2iQ, EnergyMiser, ePort, ePort Connect, ePort Edge, Intelligent Vending, PC Express, Public PC, SnackMiser, The Office That Never Sleeps, TransAct, USA Technologies & Design, USALive, VendingMiser, and VM2iQ. The Company has three trademarks pending registration, Pay Dot, Creating Value Through Innovation and eSuds. The Company is subject to laws and regulations that affect the products, services and markets in which it operates.

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