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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.42
USCR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. USCR: 0.42 )
USCR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42

Equity to Asset 0.22
USCR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. USCR: 0.22 )
USCR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.14   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.22

-0.14
0.43
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.53
M-Score: -2.48
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) 5.80
USCR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. USCR: 5.80 )
USCR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.33   Max: 3.46
Current: 5.8

-4.33
3.46
Net-margin (%) 2.12
USCR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. USCR: 2.12 )
USCR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.18   Max: 1.45
Current: 2.12

-18.18
1.45
ROE (%) 16.49
USCR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. USCR: 16.49 )
USCR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.68   Max: 10.5
Current: 16.49

-24.68
10.5
ROA (%) 3.60
USCR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. USCR: 3.60 )
USCR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.37   Max: 4.81
Current: 3.6

-9.37
4.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.63
USCR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. USCR: 22.63 )
USCR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.61   Max: 14.1
Current: 22.63

-22.61
14.1
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.70
USCR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. USCR: 27.70 )
USCR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.27   Max: 46.82
Current: 27.7

11.27
46.82
P/B 4.10
USCR's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. USCR: 4.10 )
USCR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 4.57
Current: 4.1

0.26
4.57
P/S 0.60
USCR's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. USCR: 0.60 )
USCR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.6

0.07
0.96
EV-to-EBIT 13.18
USCR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. USCR: 13.18 )
USCR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -120.3   Max: 179.7
Current: 13.18

-120.3
179.7
PEG 1.45
USCR's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. USCR: 1.45 )
USCR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 9999
Current: 1.45

0
9999
Current Ratio 1.96
USCR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. USCR: 1.96 )
USCR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.96

1.06
2.26
Quick Ratio 1.75
USCR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. USCR: 1.75 )
USCR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2
Current: 1.75

0.84
2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.59
USCR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. USCR: 5.59 )
USCR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5.82
Current: 5.59

0.33
5.82
Price/Median PS Value 1.52
USCR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. USCR: 1.52 )
USCR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.52

0.22
1.99
Price/Graham Number 2.55
USCR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. USCR: 2.55 )
USCR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.36
Current: 2.55

0.34
2.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
USCR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. USCR: 7.50 )
USCR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 8.9
Current: 7.5

0.6
8.9

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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US Concrete Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware on 1997. The Company completed its initial public offering in the year 1999. The Company produces ready-mixed concrete in certain geographic markets in the United States. The Company provides ready-mixed concrete from its operations in north and west Texas, northern California, New Jersey, New York, Washington, D.C. and Oklahoma. It operates the business through two primary segments: ready-mixed concrete and aggregate products. Ready-mixed concrete segment engages in the formulation, preparation and delivery of ready-mixed concrete to customers' job sites. Ready-mixed concrete is used in certain commercial, residential and public works construction projects. Aggregates are a raw material used in the production of ready-mixed concrete. The Company operates in Texas, California and New Jersey/New York. Its customers include contractors for commercial and industrial, residential, street and highway and other public works construction. As of December 31, 2013, it had 114 ready-mixed concrete plants, approximately 940 operated mixer trucks, seven aggregates facilities and one recycled aggregates facility. The Company lease two other aggregates facilities to third parties and retain a royalty on production from those facilities. The Company's customers include contractors for commercial and industrial, residential, street and highway and other public works construction.
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