USA Truck, Inc. (USAK): Price and Financial Metrics

USA Truck, Inc. (USAK)

Today's Latest Price: $9.28 USD

0.34 (3.80%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 20 in Trucking Freight

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USAK Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for USAK is 6.6 -- better than 94.83% of US stocks.
  • USAK's price/sales ratio is 0.16; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 3.8% of US stocks.
  • Usa Truck Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 30.86%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.27% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to USAK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are YRD, AAWW, USM, ELY, and TDS.
  • Visit USAK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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USAK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.28 52-week high $12.85
Prev. close $8.94 52-week low $2.36
Day low $9.01 Volume 25,100
Day high $9.29 Avg. volume 57,641
50-day MA $9.64 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.64 Market Cap 81.29M

USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Company Bio

USA Truck Inc. is a capacity solutions provider of transportation and logistics services that include truckload, dedicated contract carriage, intermodal and brokerage spot market throughout the continental United States, Mexico and Canada. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Van Buren, Arkansas.

USAK Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$9.28$16.51 71%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Usa Truck Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Usa Truck Inc ranked in the 59th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 71.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for USAK, they are:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is -0.12 -- which is good for besting just 21.84% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • 32% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 11.8% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as USAK, try SNA, DE, KSU, IESC, and CODI.

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Latest USAK News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Usa Truck Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate USAK as an investment opportunity.

Trucking shipments slowly recover from pandemic bottom

The latest report on trucking activity showed sequential improvement in July, but volume still standing far below last year's levels. The Cass Freight Index on shipments fell 13.1% in July, while the truckload linehaul index was down 5.7% and the intermodal price index was off 18.3%. The below Cass chart...

Seeking Alpha | August 19, 2020

USA Truck, Inc. 2020 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by USA Truck, Inc. in conjunction with their 2020 Q2 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 28, 2020

USA Truck's Management Team Upbeat On Earnings Recovery

Management from truckload (TL) carrier USA Truck (NASDAQ: USAK ) didn't back down Tuesday from the assertion that recent investments in a regionalized freight model as well as technology could produce significantly higher earnings. Management said during its earnings conference call with investors that it believes there is roughly 500 basis points of potential operating ratio (OR) improvement in the TL division if rates were to climb back to year-ago levels. This would produce an OR, operating expenses expressed as a percentage of revenue, in the 93% range, a level of profitability the carrier hasn't seen since the end of 2018's record freight environment. In July, revenue per loaded mile is up 5% sequentially from the second-quarter 2020 average. The metric was down 5.7% year-over-year...

Benzinga | July 28, 2020

USA Truck Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

VAN BUREN, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USA Truck Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

Business Wire | July 27, 2020

USA Truck (USAK) Reports Q2 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

USA Truck (USAK) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 33.33% and 5.40%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 27, 2020

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USAK Price Returns

1-mo 8.28%
3-mo -16.77%
6-mo 25.41%
1-year 21.94%
3-year -50.43%
5-year -53.37%
YTD 24.56%
2019 -50.23%
2018 -17.43%
2017 108.15%
2016 -50.09%
2015 -38.56%

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