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How to buy Universal Stainless-and-Alloy stock

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Universal Stainless & Alloy is a steel business based in the US. Universal Stainless-and-Alloy shares (USAP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Universal Stainless-and-Alloy employs 558 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $180.1 million.

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Universal Stainless-and-Alloy stock price (NASDAQ: USAP)

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Universal Stainless-and-Alloy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-18.
Latest market close$7.02
52-week range$6.87 - $10.79
50-day moving average $8.03
200-day moving average $8.36
Wall St. target price$9.00
PE ratio 21.697
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.33

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Universal Stainless-and-Alloy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $7.02 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-16) -1.96%
1 month (2022-08-26) -16.13%
3 months (2022-06-24) -2.09%
6 months (2022-03-25) -23.61%
1 year (2021-09-24) -30.56%
2 years (2020-09-25) 31.21%
3 years (2019-09-26) 14.65
5 years (2017-09-25) 20.06

Is Universal Stainless-and-Alloy stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Universal Stainless-and-Alloy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's P/E ratio

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Universal Stainless-and-Alloy shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's PEG ratio

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 19.55. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's EBITDA

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $18.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy financials

Revenue TTM $180.1 million
Operating margin TTM 0.42%
Gross profit TTM $14.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.14%
Return on equity TTM 1.45%
Profit margin 1.78%
Book value $24.99
Market capitalisation $64.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy share dividends

We're not expecting Universal Stainless-and-Alloy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.87 up to $10.79. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

USAP.US volatility(beta: 1.23)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's is 1.2273. This would suggest that Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Universal Stainless-and-Alloy overview

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semi-finished and finished specialty steel products in the United States and internationally. Its products include stainless steel, nickel alloys, tool steel, and various other alloyed steels. The company offers semi-finished and finished long products in the form of ingots, billets, and bars; flat rolled products, such as slabs and plates; and customized shapes primarily for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), which are cold rolled from purchased coiled strip, flat bar, or extruded bar. It also offers conversion services on materials supplied by its customers. The company's products are used in aerospace, power generation, oil and gas, heavy equipment, general, and industrial markets. It sells its products to service centers, forgers, rerollers, and OEMs.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Universal Stainless-and-Alloy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 6.54% of Universal Stainless-and-Alloy shares are held by insiders and 61.769% by institutions.
How many people work for Universal Stainless-and-Alloy?
Latest data suggests 558 work at Universal Stainless-and-Alloy.
When does the fiscal year end for Universal Stainless-and-Alloy?
Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Universal Stainless-and-Alloy based?
Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's address is: 600 Mayer Street, Bridgeville, PA, United States, 15017
What is Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's ISIN number?
Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's international securities identification number is: US9138371003
What is Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's CUSIP number?
Universal Stainless-and-Alloy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 913837100

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