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How to buy U-SXpress Enterprises stock | $6.95

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U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc is a trucking business based in the US. U-SXpress Enterprises shares (USX) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. U-SXpress Enterprises employs 8,572 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.7 billion.

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U-SXpress Enterprises share price

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U-SXpress Enterprises shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-19.
Latest market closeUSD$6.95
52-week rangeUSD$2.65 - USD$11.34
50-day moving average USD$7.0239
200-day moving average USD$8.1146
Wall St. target priceUSD$10.5
PE ratio 556.4285
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.014

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U-SXpress Enterprises price performance over time

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Is U-SXpress Enterprises under- or over-valued?

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

U-SXpress Enterprises's P/E ratio

U-SXpress Enterprises's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 556x. In other words, U-SXpress Enterprises shares trade at around 556x recent earnings.

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

U-SXpress Enterprises's EBITDA

U-SXpress Enterprises's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$115.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a U-SXpress Enterprises's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

U-SXpress Enterprises financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.71%
Gross profit TTM USD$297.7 million
Return on assets TTM 1.57%
Return on equity TTM 0.16%
Profit margin 0.08%
Book value $5.056
Market capitalisation USD$386.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting U-SXpress Enterprises shares

There are currently 1.8 million U-SXpress Enterprises shares held short by investors – that's known as U-SXpress Enterprises's "short interest". This figure is 1.9% down from 1.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting U-SXpress Enterprises shares can be evaluated.

U-SXpress Enterprises's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

U-SXpress Enterprises's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of U-SXpress Enterprises shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of U-SXpress Enterprises shares traded daily (recently around 312962.43567753). U-SXpress Enterprises's SIR currently stands at 5.83. In other words for every 100,000 U-SXpress Enterprises shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5830 shares are currently held short.

However U-SXpress Enterprises's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of U-SXpress Enterprises shares, or, against the total number of tradable U-SXpress Enterprises shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case U-SXpress Enterprises's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 U-SXpress Enterprises shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0575% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable U-SXpress Enterprises shares, roughly 58 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against U-SXpress Enterprises.

Find out more about how you can short U-SXpress Enterprises stock.

U-SXpress Enterprises share dividends

We're not expecting U-SXpress Enterprises to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

U-SXpress Enterprises share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, U-SXpress Enterprises's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.65 up to $11.34. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

USX.US volatility(beta: 2.37)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while U-SXpress Enterprises's is 2.365. This would suggest that U-SXpress Enterprises's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

U-SXpress Enterprises overview

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. operates as an asset-based truckload carrier providing services primarily in the United States. It operates through two segments, Truckload and Brokerage. The Truckload segment offers asset-based truckload services, including the over-the-road and contract services. The Brokerage segment provides non-asset-based freight brokerage services. The company offers customers a portfolio of services using its truckload fleet and third-party carriers through its non-asset-based truck brokerage network. As of December 31, 2019, its fleet consisted of approximately 6,900 tractors and 15,500 trailers, including 2,000 tractors provided by independent contractors. U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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