USA Truck Company Profile (NASDAQ:USAK)


USA Truck logoUSA Truck, Inc. is a truckload carrier providing transportation of general commodities throughout the continental United States and into and out of portions of Mexico and Canada. The Company operates through two segments: Trucking and Strategic Capacity Solutions (SCS). The Trucking segment consists of truckload and dedicated freight services. The SCS segment consists of freight brokerage and rail intermodal services. The Company transports full dry van trailer loads of freight from origin to destination without intermediate stops or handling. The Company offers a range of truckload and logistics services to a customer base that spans a range of industries. The Company's fleet of approximately 1,832 tractors consists of 1,568 company tractors and 264 independent contractor tractors. The Company owns approximately 6,200 trailers. The Company also transports general commodities into and out of Mexico by allowing through-trailer service from its terminal in Laredo, Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Freight Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:USAK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $100.97 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,027,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.08
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.20
  • 52 Week Range: $5.73 - $12.23
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 40.43
  • P/E Growth: -0.45
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $417.62 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.23
  • Book Value: $6.35 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.91
  • EBIDTA: $18.65 million
  • Net Margins: -2.94%
  • Return on Equity: -20.68%
  • Return on Assets: -4.09%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.19%
  • Current Ratio: 1.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.16%
  • Average Volume: 101,919 shs.
  • Beta: 2.52
  • Short Ratio: 9.23

Frequently Asked Questions for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)

What is USA Truck's stock symbol?

USA Truck trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "USAK."

How were USA Truck's earnings last quarter?

USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.34) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.10) by $0.24. The firm had revenue of $107.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $103.75 million. USA Truck had a negative return on equity of 20.68% and a negative net margin of 2.94%. The firm's revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.10) EPS. View USA Truck's Earnings History.

Where is USA Truck's stock going? Where will USA Truck's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for USA Truck's shares. Their predictions range from $7.25 to $10.00. On average, they expect USA Truck's share price to reach $8.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for USA Truck.

Who are some of USA Truck's key competitors?

Who are USA Truck's key executives?

USA Truck's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert A. Peiser, Chairman of the Board
  • James D. Reed, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Jason A. Bates, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • James Allie Craig, President - USAT Logistics, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
  • Werner Hugo, Senior Vice President - Trucking Operations
  • Zachary King, Vice President, Corporate Controller
  • M. Susan Chambers, Director
  • Barbara J. Faulkenberry, Director
  • Thomas M. Glaser, Director
  • Robert E. Creager CPA, Independent Director

Who owns USA Truck stock?

USA Truck's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.67%), PORTOLAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC (5.67%), Grace & White Inc. NY (4.49%), Boston Partners (4.42%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.27%) and Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC (3.15%). Company insiders that own USA Truck stock include Alexander David Greene, Barbara J Faulkenberry, Gary Enzor, James Allie Craig, James D Reed, Jason R Bates, Mary Susan Chambers, Robert A Peiser and Thomas M Glaser. View Institutional Ownership Trends for USA Truck.

Who sold USA Truck stock? Who is selling USA Truck stock?

USA Truck's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GSA Capital Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for USA Truck.

Who bought USA Truck stock? Who is buying USA Truck stock?

USA Truck's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Trexquant Investment LP, Grace & White Inc. NY, US Bancorp DE and LMR Partners LLP. Company insiders that have bought USA Truck stock in the last two years include Alexander David Greene, Barbara J Faulkenberry, Gary Enzor, James Allie Craig, James D Reed, Jason R Bates, Mary Susan Chambers, Robert A Peiser and Thomas M Glaser. View Insider Buying and Selling for USA Truck.

How do I buy USA Truck stock?

Shares of USA Truck can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is USA Truck's stock price today?

One share of USA Truck stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.13.

MarketBeat Community Rating for USA Truck (NASDAQ USAK)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  71 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  96 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  167
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about USA Truck and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $8.75 (27.86% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$10.00LowView Rating Details
2/8/2017Avondale PartnersUpgradeUnderperform -> Market Perform$7.25N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$9.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Earnings by Quarter for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Earnings History by Quarter for USA Truck (NASDAQ USAK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.10)($0.34)$103.75 million$107.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.10)($0.55)$108.80 million$101.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416($0.02)($0.47)$108.30 million$103.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.09($0.09)$105.70 million$105.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.19($0.10)$113.18 million$109.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.10$0.15$113.44 million$110.62 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.23$0.38$130.22 million$118.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.24$0.43$133.72 million$123.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.21$0.23$142.50 million$133.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.11$0.15$147.45 million$132.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.13$0.40$153.84 million$125.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q214$0.10$0.26$153.40 million$125.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q114($0.02)$0.20$152.30 million$125.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014($0.20)($0.13)$139.23 million$145.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313($0.10)($0.06)$135.81 million$141.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q213($0.06)($0.10)$139.28 million$139.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013($0.28)($0.24)$134.72 million$104.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012($0.38)($0.30)$124.38 million$134.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q312($0.25)($0.59)$131.82 million$124.41 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012($0.14)($0.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012($0.36)($0.47)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012($0.24)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011($0.17)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.04$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011($0.27)($0.26)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011($0.10)($0.12)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.52 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.3 EPS


Dividend History for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 52.86%
Insider Trades by Quarter for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/14/2017Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy50$8.23$411.50View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017James D ReedInsiderBuy1,000$8.10$8,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Jason R BatesCFOBuy8,500$8.23$69,955.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2017Gary EnzorDirectorBuy7,500$8.20$61,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Mary Susan ChambersDirectorBuy5,725$6.94$39,731.50View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy6,890$5.86$40,375.40View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Thomas M GlaserDirectorBuy3,300$6.00$19,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017Gary EnzorDirectorBuy12,500$6.47$80,875.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy10,000$6.39$63,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017Gary EnzorDirectorBuy10,000$9.04$90,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy47$8.48$398.56View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017Alexander David GreeneDirectorBuy15,000$8.05$120,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2017James D ReedInsiderBuy380$7.92$3,009.60View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017James Allie CraigEVPBuy29,000$7.85$227,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy6,000$7.93$47,580.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy43$9.32$400.76View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy29$13.87$402.23View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Thomas M GlaserDirectorBuy2,493$19.85$49,486.05View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Barbara J FaulkenberryDirectorBuy20$19.92$398.40View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Mary Susan ChambersDirectorBuy1,000$20.07$20,070.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015John SimoneCEOSell18,300$28.84$527,772.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015John SimoneCEOSell3,154$29.32$92,475.28View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Clifton R BeckhamCFOSell6,389$17.61$112,510.29View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Clifton R BeckhamCFOSell5,259$18.10$95,187.90View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Clifton R BeckhamCFOSell12,989$19.00$246,791.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Clifton R BeckhamCFOSell7,249$18.92$137,151.08View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Clifton R BeckhamCFOSell3,740$19.38$72,481.20View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderSell142,000$18.39$2,611,380.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Knight Transportation Incmajor shareholderSell111,400$17.09$1,903,826.00View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Stone House Capital Managementmajor shareholderBuy50,000$12.88$644,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Stone House Capital Managementmajor shareholderBuy54,891$14.08$772,865.28View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Stone House Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy101,279$15.17$1,536,402.43View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Stone House Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy38,830$13.27$515,274.10View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Stone House Capital ManagementMajor ShareholderBuy134,858$13.78$1,858,343.24View SEC Filing  
10/14/2013Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderBuy5,500$8.95$49,225.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderBuy11,235$8.93$100,328.55View SEC Filing  
10/1/2013Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderBuy36,421$8.95$325,967.95View SEC Filing  
9/30/2013Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderBuy58,997$8.92$526,253.24View SEC Filing  
9/27/2013Knight Transportation IncMajor ShareholderBuy137,953$8.89$1,226,402.17View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Richard B BeauchampDirectorBuy3,000$5.65$16,950.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy1,210$5.68$6,872.80View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy2,987$5.70$17,025.90View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Clifton R BeckhamCFOBuy2,000$4.75$9,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Tim StudebakerVPBuy2,100$4.84$10,164.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2013John SimoneCEOBuy5,000$4.76$23,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2013William H HannaDirectorBuy6,000$4.89$29,340.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Robert A PeiserDirectorBuy3,000$3.00$9,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
Latest Headlines for USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK)
DateHeadline logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 13 at 6:38 AM logoUSA Truck's (USAK) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Cowen and Company - September 9 at 10:42 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Upgraded to "Hold" at ValuEngine - September 3 at 7:58 AM logoUSA Truck to Participate in Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference - August 29 at 9:17 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Sell" - August 28 at 11:14 PM logoContrasting Heartland Express (HTLD) and USA Truck (USAK) - August 21 at 2:24 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 19 at 6:50 AM logoAnalyzing USA Truck (USAK) and Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. II (DSKE) - August 19 at 4:14 AM logoInsider Buying: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) CFO Acquires 8,500 Shares of Stock - August 16 at 9:14 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Acquires $61,500.00 in Stock - August 16 at 9:14 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Short Interest Up 34.2% in July - August 13 at 1:46 AM logoUSA Truck (USAK) & Landstar System (LSTR) Head to Head Survey - August 8 at 2:28 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - August 8 at 12:12 PM logoComparing USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) & Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) - August 6 at 8:06 AM logoReviewing Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) and USA Truck (USAK) - August 6 at 7:54 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given Buy Rating at Cowen and Company - August 5 at 4:20 PM logoEdited Transcript of USAK earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 5 at 8:10 AM logoUSA Truck Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 3 at 8:26 AM logoUSA Truck reports 2Q loss - August 3 at 8:26 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) Announces Earnings Results - August 2 at 11:16 PM logoOld Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) and USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) Critical Survey - August 1 at 7:51 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - July 25 at 8:43 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - July 19 at 5:00 PM logoUSA Truck to Announce Second Quarter Results on August 2, 2017 - July 18 at 9:34 AM logoAnalyzing USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) and Werner Enterprises (WERN) - July 14 at 10:29 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research - July 13 at 9:26 AM logoETFs with exposure to USA Truck, Inc. : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 9:05 AM logoAnalyzing Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) & USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK) - July 11 at 7:37 AM logoBRIEF-Portolan Capital Management reports 5.67 pct passive stake in USA Truck - July 8 at 8:37 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Upgraded to Sell at ValuEngine - June 29 at 10:33 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 29 at 4:50 PM logo USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given $7.44 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages - June 28 at 7:48 AM logoUSA Truck (USAK) & Saia (SAIA) Critical Analysis - June 14 at 8:20 PM logoZacks: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Given $7.44 Consensus Price Target by Analysts - June 12 at 6:20 PM logoAnalysts Expect USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) to Announce ($0.14) Earnings Per Share - May 26 at 10:11 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Acquires $39,731.50 in Stock - May 25 at 10:21 PM logoETFs with exposure to USA Truck, Inc. : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 7:26 PM logoInsider Buying: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Purchases 3,300 Shares of Stock - May 16 at 8:44 PM logoBarbara J. Faulkenberry Purchases 6,890 Shares of USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Stock - May 16 at 8:22 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Robert A. Peiser Acquires 10,000 Shares - May 12 at 10:50 PM logoInsider Buying: USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Director Buys 12,500 Shares of Stock - May 12 at 10:50 PM logoUSA Truck to Participate at the Wolfe Global Transportation Conference - May 12 at 3:31 AM logoETFs with exposure to USA Truck, Inc. : May 11, 2017 - May 12 at 3:31 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Downgraded to "Strong Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - May 11 at 11:56 AM logo Brokerages Set $7.58 Target Price for USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) - May 11 at 10:56 AM logoUSA Truck, Inc. :USAK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 7:57 PM logoUSA Truck Appoints Werner Hugo Senior Vice President, Trucking Operations - May 8 at 8:00 PM logoUSA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 5 at 10:04 AM logoEdited Transcript of USAK earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 5 at 3:01 AM logoCowen and Company Trims USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Target Price to $8.00 - May 3 at 5:30 PM



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