Usa Truck Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.35% of US listed stocks.
USAK's price/sales ratio is 0.16; that's higher than the P/S ratio of just 5.29% of US stocks.
Usa Truck Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 32.88%, greater than the shareholder yield of 91.84% of stocks in our set.
Stocks that are quantitatively similar to USAK, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are FVE, HMHC, MDP, M, and PDCO.
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
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Usa Truck Inc. To summarize, we found that Usa Truck Inc ranked in the 61th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 90.67% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for USAK, they are:
As a business, USAK is generating more cash flow than merely 20.43% of positive cash flow stocks in the Industrials.
30% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 13.33% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
Usa Truck Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.85. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 21.22% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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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...
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...