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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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industry
vs
history
Equity-to-Asset 0.59
USAP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. USAP: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
USAP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.59
0.44
0.8
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.05
Beneish M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
6.77%
-0.53%
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 % -1.19
USAP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. USAP: -1.19 )
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: -1.19
-16.65
14.53
Net Margin % -2.52
USAP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. USAP: -2.52 )
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: -2.52
-11.44
9.79
ROE % -2.26
USAP's ROE % is ranked lower than
75% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. USAP: -2.26 )
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: -2.26
-10.64
19.21
ROA % -1.38
USAP's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. USAP: -1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
USAP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.34  Med: 2.56 Max: 14.08
Current: -1.38
-6.34
14.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -0.78
USAP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. USAP: -0.78 )
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: -0.78
-10.28
26.17
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -6.20
USAP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 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: 4.55 Max: 77
Current: -6.2
-15.7
77
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.80
USAP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. USAP: 2.80 )
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: 1.95 Max: 242.9
Current: 2.8
-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
57% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 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

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%)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 14,220 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

USAP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 48,800 sh (+9.99%)
Chuck Royce 14,220 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 297,500 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2017

USAP Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 29,700 sh (+108.86%)
Jim Simons 50,700 sh (+3.89%)
Alan Fournier 682,194 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 184,200 sh (-38.08%)
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3312
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Headquarter Location:USA
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc and its 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 forgers, 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc

Universal Stainless to Webcast First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on April 26th 2017
Universal Stainless Announces Stainless Base Price Increase

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa., March 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAP) today announced a base price increase of 5% on all stainless bar products manufactured at its Bridgeville, Dunkirk and North Jackson facilities.  The increase will be effective for all new orders entered March 27, 2017 forward.  Current material and energy surcharges will remain in effect. Chris Zimmer, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, commented, “We are committed to providing our customers high quality steel with industry leading delivery performance and lead times.  This price adjustment is necessary to support our ongoing reinvestment into our facilities to better serve our customers.” About Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc.
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc., headquartered in Bridgeville, Pa., manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steels, including stainless steel, tool steel and certain other alloyed steels. The Company's products are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, power generation, oil & gas and heavy equipment manufacturing. Established in 1994, our experience, technical expertise, and dedicated workforce stand committed to providing the best quality, delivery, and service possible. More information is available at www.univstainless.com. Forward-Looking Information Safe Harbor
Except for historical information contained herein, the statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the “safe harbor” provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. Those risks include, among others,  the concentrated nature of the Company’s customer base to date and the Company’s dependence on its significant customers; the receipt, pricing and timing of future customer orders; changes in product mix; the limited number of raw material and energy suppliers and significant fluctuations that may occur in raw material and energy prices; risks related to property, plant and equipment,  including the Company’s reliance on the continuing operation of critical manufacturing equipment; risks associated with labor matters; the Company’s ongoing requirement for continued compliance with laws and regulations, including applicable safety and environmental regulations; the ultimate outcome of the Company’s current and future litigation and matters; risks related to acquisitions that the Company may make; and the impact of various economic, credit and market risk uncertainties. Many of these factors are not within the Company’s control and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the Company’s actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance suggested herein.  Any unfavorable change in the foregoing or other factors could have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, financial condition and results of operations.  Further, the Company operates in an industry sector where securities values may be volatile and may be influenced by economic and other factors beyond the Company’s control.  Certain of these risks and other risks are described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the last 12 months, copies of which are available from the SEC or may be obtained upon request from the Company.  
CONTACTS:

Dennis Oates
Chairman,
President and CEO
(412) 257-7609

Ross Wilkin
VP Finance, CFO
and Treasurer
(412) 257-7662

Brian M. Rayle
Managing Director
Libertatis Consulting
(440) 827-2019



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Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.77
USAP's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. USAP: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
USAP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.14 Max: 3.21
Current: 0.77
0.26
3.21
PS Ratio 0.83
USAP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. USAP: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
USAP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.83
0.26
1.66
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 68.12
USAP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
90% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.45 vs. USAP: 68.12 )
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: 13.32 Max: 312.39
Current: 68.12
3.69
312.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.87
USAP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. USAP: 18.87 )
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: 18.87
2.4
260.91
EV-to-EBIT -95.97
USAP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.04 vs. USAP: -95.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
USAP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -153.2  Med: 8.2 Max: 680.7
Current: -95.97
-153.2
680.7
EV-to-EBITDA 12.28
USAP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. USAP: 12.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
USAP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.7  Med: 8.6 Max: 157.9
Current: 12.28
-56.7
157.9
Shiller PE Ratio 23.46
USAP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. USAP: 23.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
USAP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.22  Med: 17.28 Max: 43.72
Current: 23.46
5.22
43.72
Current Ratio 3.35
USAP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. USAP: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
USAP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 3.95 Max: 9.26
Current: 3.35
2.08
9.26
Quick Ratio 0.80
USAP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. USAP: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
USAP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.57 Max: 5.51
Current: 0.8
0.76
5.51
Days Inventory 217.79
USAP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
92% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 78.80 vs. USAP: 217.79 )
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: 217.79
114.7
226.26
Days Sales Outstanding 57.88
USAP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 59.28 vs. USAP: 57.88 )
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: 57.88
Current: 57.88
35.73
57.88
Days Payable 72.15
USAP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 48.06 vs. USAP: 72.15 )
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: 72.15
Current: 72.15
18.46
72.15

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
USAP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 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: -11.6  Med: -0.9 Max: 1.1
Current: -0.9
-11.6
1.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 89.75
USAP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. USAP: 89.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
USAP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.71 Max: 90.15
Current: 89.75
0.86
90.15
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.74
USAP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. USAP: 0.74 )
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: 1.18 Max: 5.55
Current: 0.74
0.36
5.55
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.76
USAP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. USAP: 0.76 )
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: 1.3 Max: 107.14
Current: 0.76
0.43
107.14
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.80
USAP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. USAP: 0.80 )
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: 0.3  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.21
Current: 0.8
0.3
4.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.03
USAP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. USAP: -1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
USAP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.07  Med: 9.05 Max: 47.6
Current: -1.03
-1.07
47.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.94
USAP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.52 vs. USAP: -7.94 )
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: 22.9 Max: 105.8
Current: -7.94
-32.9
105.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $163.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.57
Beta1.04
Short Percentage of Float0.70%
52-Week Range $9.13 - 19.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.22
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Universal Stainless to Webcast First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on April 26th 2017 Apr 14 2017 
Universal Stainless Announces Stainless Base Price Increase Mar 20 2017 
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 

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