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USA Truck Inc is a trucking business based in the US. USA Truck shares (USAK) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. USA Truck employs 2,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $785 million.
|Latest market close||$31.71|
|52-week range||$14.00 - $31.72|
|50-day moving average||$31.29|
|200-day moving average||$22.78|
|Wall St. target price||$31.72|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.69|
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|1 week (2022-09-19)||N/A|
|1 month (2022-08-29)||1.05%|
|3 months (2022-06-30)||0.92%|
|6 months (2022-03-26)||N/A|
|1 year (2021-09-30)||107.53%|
|2 years (2020-09-30)||235.56%|
|3 years (2019-09-30)||294.89%|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||125.69%|
Valuing USA Truck stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of USA Truck's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
USA Truck's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, USA Truck shares trade at around 9x 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.
USA Truck's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a USA Truck's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$785 million|
|Operating margin TTM||5.51%|
|Gross profit TTM||$116.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.16%|
|Return on equity TTM||30.04%|
|Market capitalisation||$286.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting USA Truck to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
USA Truck's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 December 1993. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your USA Truck shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for USA Truck shares which in turn could have impacted USA Truck's share price.
Over the last 12 months, USA Truck's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14 up to $31.72. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while USA Truck's is 1.0799. This would suggest that USA Truck'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).
USA Truck, Inc. operates as a truckload carrier in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Trucking and USAT Logistics. The Trucking segment offers motor carrier services as a medium-haul common and contract carrier; and freight services. The USAT Logistics segment provides freight brokerage, logistics, and intermodal rail services. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated a fleet of 2,157 tractors, which included 641 independent contractor tractors; and 6,548 trailers. USA Truck, Inc.
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